6 St Charles Original Acts, 1771
1500 livres. Madame Kernion owes Clapion this amount for his
pension and he acknowledges receipt. Signed by "Jeanne-Antoin
ette Veuve de Kernion", "Pradier", "Benoist", "Le Chev. de Glap
No. 20 LAND SALE. Sale of 5 arpents of land by Charles LeConte to
8-23-71 Nicolas Picou. Document too badly faded to read.
No. 21 MARRIAGE CONTRACT. Jean-Baptiste Chenier, native of Illinois
9-5-71 and resident of St. Charles Parish, promises to marry Catherine
Francoeur,native of White River, daughter of Joseph and Marian-
ne Francoeur. (Names of witnesses illegible)
No. 22 SUCCESSION INVENTORY OF WIDOW CLAUSE (NICOLAS) MAYER. Upon learn
10-17-71 ing of the death of Dame Marie, wife of the late Clause Mayer,
Bellile orders that an inventory of the decedent's property be
taken. David Imel and Guillaume Badaux named to inventory and
appraise the succession in the presence of François Paucher,
husband of Agnes Mayer; Jacques Materne, husband of Marianne
Mayer; Andre Imel, husband of Eleonor Mayer; and Francois Tour-
angin, wife of Catherine Mayer; together with Christophe Haydel,
tutor of Christophe Mayer, heir to the succession through his
late father, George Mayer, son of Nicolas (Clause) Mayer.
Succession Sale. Nov. 14, 1771. Joseph Verret, upon the orders
of Bellile, goes to the farm of the late Nicolas Mayer and his
wife in order to place on public sale the community property.
Buyers and their bondsmen (some names impossible to read) were:
De Longueval, Masicot, Beaumont, Guillaume Badot, Pradier,
Beknel, Benoist, St. Amand, Nicolas Materne, Andre Himel,
Christophe Haydel, Maurice Helf(er), Michel Verret, Huval,
November 17, 1771. Continuation of the sale. A slave named
Jacquot sold to Louis Harang for 1780 livres; Joseph Verret
stands bond. A slave named Reguine and her children, Andre and
Catherine, sold to Andre Imel, one of the heirs, for 2600. A
slave named Elisabeth and her children, Agnes, Pierre and
Georges, sold to Louis Harang for 4005 piastres. Verret stands
bond. A slave named Marguerite sold to Roy for 600 livres.
Jean-Louis Falgoust stands bond. A farm 8 arpents wide by the
customary depth, located about 33 miles above New Orleans
on the right bank of the river, bounded above by the property of
Daniel-Jean Desjean and below by that of Darensbourg, sold to
François Tourangin and Andre Imel, both heirs, for 2650 livres.
Witnesses: François Pocher, Andre Imel, Jacques Materne,
François Tourangin and Christophe Haydel.
November 18, 1771. Joseph Verret continues the sale of the com
[note in margin]
>Source: Glen R. Conrad, Abst roster of the Civil Records of St Charles Parish
(1770-1803) LaFayette, LA (1974)<