Notes from the "Judice Land Grant" by Mrs. Stephen Roy Campbell, GENESIS, NO. 21, Jan 1967
p1 "Louis Judice, Sr. was the first official we find record of to have served as
Commandant and judge at Cabahanoce. He served from 1765 to 1770 when he moved to
Lafourche des Chatimaches (Donaldsonville) to act as Commandant and Judge there.
He was the son of Jacques Judice, a new Orleans contractor, a native of Alsace France
and Marie Gentry (Widow of Louise Rousseau. Rousseau had been killed at the Natchez
Massacre in 1729.
Louis Judice, Sr. born 1733 was the only child of the marriage of Jacques Judice
and widow Rousseau, but Marie had two children (girls) from her first marriage.
Louis Judice, Sr. was a minor when his parents passed away in New Orleans during
the years 1745-46. His uncle, Nicholas Judice, acted as his tutor. Nicholas
married Jeanne Rousseau, one of Louis Judice Sr's half sisters, and the other half
sister Ann m. Dominque D'Alemont(Alleman)
....... FRANCOIS CROIZET about 1752 m. Genevieve Cheval b. 1727, widow of Antoine
Rousseau(son of Anne De Gravel of Natchez and Nicholas Nousseau of German Coast)
and also widow of Jean Pierre Perret (son of Jean Pierre Perret a Frenchman who settled
in La. in 1723 and his wife Marie Morel). Genevieve was the dau. of Francois Cheval,Sr.
and Marie Colombat.
Francois Cheval Sr. b. 1689 in Grenoble, France was an early settler in La. in 1722 he wit
with wife and one child were at "Les Oumas"(St. James), east bank of the Miss. river,
65 miles above N. 0. at "LeVillage des grands hommes." In 1726 the family
including one more child was at "Cannes Brullees," east bank of the Miss river above the
"Tchoupitoulas." In 1731 they were at "Anse Aux Outardes, east bank of Miss river
about 22 miles above New Orleans between present day kenner and Destrehan, across
from "AMA"/ Francois Cheval Sr. d. 1748
NOTEII. p 8... Other children of Francois Cheval and Marguerite Colombat were:
Francois Cheval, jr. b. about 1728 d. 1779. At the age of 25, he was the overseer
of Sieur Delacaise's plantation La Providence, below present day kenner. Catherine
who m. in 1745 Etienne Major; Marie Ann who m. Pierre Germain, widower of Anne
Gelain, Judith who died 1777 and had m. J. B. Grevember called Flamand; Jeanne
m. Antoine Boucherant.
[Handwritten notes by Dorothy Core]
Genesis No. 21 Jan 1967
Census of inhabitants of Fort Louis de la Mobile 1721
Sieur Sarrazin, [?] keeper 1 m 1 w 2 negro slaves 3 Indian slaves
Village of Foncher [?]
Gillebon Dardenne1 1 m 1 child 2 negro slaves
List of "Pelican" girls Genesis No. 21 p 41,41