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Re: My LeBlanc Family
In Response To: Re: My LeBlanc Family ()

Thank you for that insiteful story. One of the murdered victims was a grandfather of mine, Julien Gallot.

November 30th, 1866 - Captain J. Amrean, Opelousas, reports Julien Gallot, freedman, was shot through the head and killed. Occurrence took place several miles from Opelousas. Murderer arrested and confined in jail.

1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Julien Gallot
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: abt 1800
Birth Place: Louisiana
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): St Landry, Louisiana

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Petition 20885902 Details
Location: St. Landry, Louisiana
Salutation: To the Hon. Judge of the 15th Judicial district Court of the State of Louisiana, acting in and for the parish of St. Landry (, )
Filing Court and Date: District, 1859-February-18
Ending Court and Date: District, 1859-February-18

General Petition Information

Abstract: Auguste Donato reports that, ten years after selling a certain tract of land to Françoise Brunet, a free woman of color and the wife of Jean Gallot, he has not been fully paid. At the time of the sale, Mrs. Gallot transferred a promissory note for $1,000 to Donato. Half of the note was paid by Louise Frilot, widow of the late Ludger Lemelle. Françoise Brunet Gallot promised to pay the remaining balance of $500 three years after the day of sale. To ensure payment, Donato reserved upon said land and improvements a special mortgage and the vendor’s privilege. Although long since due, Mrs. Gallot has neglected to pay any part of the debt. Donato prays for an order of seizure and sale directing the sheriff to sell the land for cash and pay the amount owed to him, with interest. A related petition reveals that Ludger Lemelle was a free man of color.
Result: granted
# of Petition Pages: 3
Related Documents: PAR #20882706 in the Donato Series; Order, 18 February 1859
Pages of Related Documents: 0

People Associated with Petition 20885902
Slaves: 0
Free Persons of Color: 5
Defendants: 1
Petitioners: 1
Other People: 0

Citation Information
Repository: St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, Louisiana

Records of the Fifteenth Judicial District Court
Record Group:
Document Number 8,658
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Processing Information
Transcribed?: No
Book Edition?: No
Record Created: 8/14/1996
Record Final Edited: 10/9/2003
Record Last Updated on: 9/26/2006 9:47:00 AM

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1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Julien Galot
Age in 1860: 60
Birth Year: abt 1800
Birthplace: Saint Landry
Home in 1860: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Post Office: Grand Coteau
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Julien Galot 60
Eufrasie Leblane 30
Julien Galot 10
Pierre A Galot 9
Celestine Galot 2


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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