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Re: Sompayrac families in Louisiana
Posted by: Clifford LeBlanc (ID *****6110) Date: October 08, 2007 at 21:14:16
In Reply to: Re: Sompayrac families in Louisiana by Denise Villareal of 15

Yes, the two Vessier sisters' mother, Marie Rose Bourg, was my ancestor; she was first married to Pierre Aman Cire, by whom she had one son, Pierre Aman Cire, my ancestor. Her husband was a prosperous trader who plied his merchandise between Las Arcas (Arkansas) and New Orleans. Then she married Mr. Vessier.

I have often wondered if the two Sompayrac men weren't brothers. My theory is that their surname should be St. Paul de Sompayrac, assuming Sompayrac is a place name somewhere in France. Jacques Augustin Ste. Sompayrac and Francois Henri St. Paul Sompayrac were the two grooms whose mothers' names are surprisingly similar--Marie LeRoy and Marie LeRose; however their fathers have different prénoms
As there is a St. Paul family in New Orleans, my theory is those are the relatives of Jacques Augustin and François Henri and not the Sompayracs in Natchitoches.

Would love to hear back from you; contact me at cleblanc15@cox.net.


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