Family of Louis Francois Barbay & Marguerite Gatelais




Louis Francois Barbay was born Abt. 1715 in France, and died Abt. 1766 in St. James, LA.


Wife Marguerite Gatelais was born Abt. 1713 in France, and died 24 October 1792 at Edgard, St. John, LA.  They were married Abt. 1733 in France.



Their children were:


1- Anne Barbay b: Abt. 1737  Baude, Bourges, France; d: 26 November 1817  Edgard, St. John, LA          

            +Jacques Perioux  b: Abt. 1730  Soual, Lavaur, Tarn, France; m: 8 May 1753  St. Charles, German Coast, LA; d: 24 September 1771  Edgard, St. John, LA        

      *2nd Husband of Anne Barbay:                                                     

            +Francois Clement  b: Abt. 1737  Chamberi, Savoie, France; m: 20 October 1773  Edgard, St. John, LA; d: Abt. 1787


2- Louis Barbay  b: Abt. 1742  France; d: Abt. 24 November 1796  St. James, LA   

            +Jeanne Charlotte Falgoust  b: Abt. 22 August 1745  St. Charles, German Coast, LA; m: 16 October 1762  New Orleans, LA; d: 24 July 1821  Donaldsonville, Ascension, LA


Notes for Louis Barbay:

- 30 September 1771 (St. John): Louis named as surrogate tutor to his sister Anne’s children.

- 12 July 1773 (St. John): Louis bought a 3 arpent farm from Nicolas Vicner for 450 livres.


3- Claude Barbay  b: Abt. 6 June 1748  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 6 June 1748 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA)


4- Pierre Barbay  b: Abt. 19 December 1751  St. Charles, German Coast, LA (baptism: 19 December 1751 St. Charles, LA)


5- Anne Barbe Barbay  b: 7 January 1754  St. Charles, German Coast, LA (baptism: 27 January 1754 St. Charles, LA)


6- Nicholas Louis Barbay  b: 19 September 1756  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 20 September 1756 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA)




Notes for Louis Francois Barbay:

- Louis Barbay was a French soldier who opted to stay in Louisiana after his discharge.  He petitioned the governor for passage from France for his wife and children towards the end of his service.  Wife Anne, children Marguerite, Louis & possibly Claude, arrived in 1748 and Louis was discharged 1 May 1750.  (Son Claude was baptized in June 1748 at St. Louis Cathedral in N.O.)  They settled in the St. Charles area of the German Coast.



Parents of Louis Francois Barbay  -  unknown

Parents of Marguerite Gatelais  -  unknwon



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