This site traces the ancestry of selected French and German Creole families* who settled in La Louisiane de la Nouvelle-France during the 18th-19th centuries, mostly concentrated in the Central Louisiana Parishes of Avoyelles, Pointe Coupée, and St. Landry, as well as the Mississippi River Parishes of Ascension, East & West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Orleans, St. Charles & St. John the Baptist (German Coast), and St. James.
Featured surnames in Avoyelles and Pointe Coupée Parishes include BARBIN de BELELVUE BORDELON CAILLETEAU CAPPEL COCO COUVILLON DuCÔTÉ ESCUDÉ GREMILLION GOUDEAU LeMOINE MONCLA PLAUCHÉ RABALAIS REGARD ROY SAUCIER and others.
Featured surnames in the Mississippi River Parishes include CHABOISSEAU CHAUDOIR d'AUTERIVE desNOYERS DuPONT HAYDEL HECK LANDAICHE LANDÈCHE LeBLANC MARIE NOËL ROUSSEL SCHEXNAYDRE SONGY TROSCLAIRE WEBRE and others.
*Although not the focus of this site, it does include some Acadian (Cajun) families exiled from Nova Scotia.
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