Name: John ABSHIRE
Given Name: John
Birth: 1755 in Germany 1
According to Rev. Donald Hebert in the (SWLR) John AbshireisfromGermanyno parents mentioned and possibly spent sometimeinPennsylvania. Hemarried Francoise Hargrave daughter ofBenjaminHargraveand RebeccaGaltney, perhaps right after they arrivedinLouisiana. Ifyou will noticethe entrys at their childrens birthitmentions Germanyor Pennsylvania.
Change Date: 8 Dec 2004 at 00:00:00
If you notice at the marriage of their daughter Rosalie in1800itstatesthat they have been in the parish for 21 years.
ABSHIRE, boy (Jean APCHERE - "forgeron auVermilion"(blacksmithatVermillon) bur. 22 Jan. 1785 at age 2 mths. Fr.GEFFROTIN(SM Ch.:v.3,#31)
This entry gives us a clue as to his profession. (blacksmithatVermillon)
Francoise HARGRAVE b: ABT 1760 in Virginia
in St.Martinville,La. 3
- Elizabeth ABSHIRE b: ABT 1778 in St. Martinville,La.
- Louise ABSHIRE b: 15 Aug 1781 in St. Martinville,La.
- Rosalie ABSHIRE b: 15 Jan 1783 in St. Martinville,La.
- Jean ABSHIRE b: 25 Jan 1786 in St. Martinville,La.
- Benjamin ABSHIRE b: 20 Jun 1788 in St. Martinville,La.
- Anne (Hebcher) ABSHIRE b: ABT 1792 in St. Martinville,La. c: in St. Martinville,La.
- Theophile Abraham ABSHIRE c: 12 Nov 1795 in St. Martinville,La.
- Susanne ABSHIRE c: 12 Nov 1795 in St. Martinville,La.
- Joseph ABSHIRE b: 9 Jul 1797 in St. Martinville,La.
- Alexandre ABSHIRE b: 15 Jun 1800 in St. Martinville,La.
- James Jacob ABSHIRE b: 25 Nov 1802 in St. Martinville,La.
- Isaac ABSHIRE b: 12 Aug 1806 in St. Martinville,La.
- Title: "Southwest Louisiana Records; Vol 1A"
Author: Donald .J. Hebert
- Title: "1Cd 101-Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900)"
Author: Rev. Donald J. Hebert
- Title: Selected Acadian and Louisiana Church Records: Volume II
Author: Compilied by Rev. George A. Bodin