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More than likely your Valery Rabalais was Valery (Jr.) son of Valery (Sr.) and Hortance Labba (Valery Sr.'s second wife). They had 6 children, in order,: Marie Denise, Emile, VALERY, Theodule, Eliza and Felix Joseph. Valery, Jr. Married Marie Dufour at Hydropolis on 2/20/1847 in Mt. Carmel, now St. Paul's Church. They had 7 children, who were, in order, Clementine, Arnestine (married Marcelius Rabalais, a blacksmith "photo available"),Adolph, Edgar, Landry, Amedee,Alphonse. Adolph married Florida Lemoine (b.12/18/1858), daughter of Resaire Lemoine and Lea Lemoine (1st cousins twice) and grandaughter of Saintigene Lemoine and Zelia Roy and a great grandaughter of Jean Baptist Lemoine and Marie Eliza DuCote and a great, Great grandaughter of Marie Couvillion and Guilliume Le Moyne (or Le Moine) - cousin Louis.