Michel Foret1

M, #5344, b. circa 1794
     Michel Foret was born circa 1794 at Toulon, France.1 He was the son of Jaques Foret and Magdelaine Jean.1 He married Julie Ritter, daughter of Michel Ritter and Marie Louise Stelly, on 30 January 1816 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1

Family: Michel Foret and Julie Ritter


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, FORET, Michel - native of Toulon in France - inhabitant of this Colony and in this parish for 3 to 4 years in the Grand Co--- torn --- [probably Coteau] area (major son of Jaques & Magdelaine JEAN - inhabitants of the said Toulon) m. 30 Jan. 1816 Julie RITTER - native of this parish (minor daughter of dec. Michel RETHER & --- SCHETELI [STELLY] - inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Michel SCHETELI [STELLY], Baptiste STELLY, Francois MARKS, Andre MAYER, Andre RETHER [RITTER], William HERGEROEDER, D.S. LEMELLE. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.278).