Louisiana Acadian/Cajun Genealogy

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  • ID: I7632
  • Name: John ABSHIRE
  • Surname: Abshire
  • Given Name: John
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1755 in Germany 1
  • Note:
    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.
    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)
    2
  • Change Date: 8 Dec 2004 at 00:00:00



    Marriage 1 Francoise HARGRAVE b: ABT 1760 in Virginia
    • Married: ABT 1775 in St.Martinville,La. 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth ABSHIRE b: ABT 1778 in St. Martinville,La.
    2. Has No Children Louise ABSHIRE b: 15 Aug 1781 in St. Martinville,La.
    3. Has No Children Rosalie ABSHIRE b: 15 Jan 1783 in St. Martinville,La.
    4. Has Children Jean ABSHIRE b: 25 Jan 1786 in St. Martinville,La.
    5. Has Children Benjamin ABSHIRE b: 20 Jun 1788 in St. Martinville,La.
    6. Has Children Anne (Hebcher) ABSHIRE b: ABT 1792 in St. Martinville,La. c: in St. Martinville,La.
    7. Has Children Theophile Abraham ABSHIRE c: 12 Nov 1795 in St. Martinville,La.
    8. Has Children Susanne ABSHIRE c: 12 Nov 1795 in St. Martinville,La.
    9. Has No Children Joseph ABSHIRE b: 9 Jul 1797 in St. Martinville,La.
    10. Has No Children Alexandre ABSHIRE b: 15 Jun 1800 in St. Martinville,La.
    11. Has Children James Jacob ABSHIRE b: 25 Nov 1802 in St. Martinville,La.
    12. Has Children Isaac ABSHIRE b: 12 Aug 1806 in St. Martinville,La.

    Sources:
    1. Title: "Southwest Louisiana Records; Vol 1A"
      Author: Donald .J. Hebert
    2. Title: "1Cd 101-Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900)"
      Author: Rev. Donald J. Hebert
    3. Title: Selected Acadian and Louisiana Church Records: Volume II
      Author: Compilied by Rev. George A. Bodin
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