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St. Paul the Apostle Cemetery (AV112)

Mansura

Pictures by Martin Gauthier

Blessing of Plaque
Left to right: Randy DeCuir, Carlos Mayeux, Jr., ?, ?, Father Chad Partain

In this cemetery lie the unmarked graves of soldiers
of French descent who settled in Avoyelles,
having fought in the American Revolutionary War
Battle of Baton Rouge under Galvez in 1779.

This plaque is in memory of these soldiers who were among
the first families of Avoyelles:

POINTE COUPEE MILITIA ATTAKAPAS MILITIA
    Major Antoine Bordelon 2nd Lt Jacques Gaignard
    Corporal Pierre Ducote Sgt. Louis Armand
      Corp. Baptiste Guillory
    Francois Bizette Charles Jeansonne, fils
    Antoine Dauzat Noel Soileau
    Jean Paul DeCuir  
    Pierre DeCuir GERMAN COAST MILITIA
    Charles Dufour Joseph Dubroc, II
    Joseph Gremillion Pierre Dupuis
    Joseph Joffrion Daniel Gaspard
    Augustin Juneau Pierre Normand
    Baptiste Lacour  
    Pierre Landreneau NATCHITOCHES MILITIA
    Simon LaVallee Brig. Louis Armand
    Jean B. Mayeux  
    Joseph Mayeux NEW ORLEANS MILITIA
    Jean B. Olivier Jean Aymond
    Michel Pampolon Etienne Plauche'
    Jean Baptiste Rabalais  
    Riche MOBILE MILITIA
    Joseph Roy Jean B. Guillory
    Etienne St. Romain Jean Saucier
       
    WITH GEN. LAFAYETTE  
    Dominique Baldonide dit Coco, I  


 

Dedicated October 29, 2011
by the Enemund Meullion (Cenla) Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution
Donated by Randy DeCuir and Carlos Mayeux, Jr.

 


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