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Re: Honest and Reliable
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Avoyelles Parish is the true location of orgin of Michel (Miguel) (pere)Pampalon/Papillon.

CALENDAR of LOUISIANA COLONIAL
DOCUMENTS

Volume I: Avoyelles Parish, 1786-1803
by: Winston De Viille

Av1797-264
Jan. 7

Marriage contract between Michel
Pampalon and Marie Joffrion.

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Michel (Miguel) (pere)Pampalon/Papillon, moved and relocated to St. Landry Parish between 1797 and 1799.

A Slave document was filed in New Orleans Parish in 1804 by Luis Dessalles. The document was freedom papers on a black slave named Papillon, age 60

DESSELLE - The Desselles Family of Louisiana and Avoyelles trace their origins to France. The family came from Noari, France, then to Montreal, Canada, then to Louisiana, first in Pointe Coupee and finally Avoyelles Parish. The first generation, Gabriel L. 3Celles-DuClos , born at Norai, France before 1650s migrated to Canada. Five generations later, Lambert Deselles dit DuClos migrated from Canada to Louisiana, eventually settling at Avoyelles.

Document Date: 12/4/1804
Notary: Pedesclaux, Pierre
Document Number: 1123
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Luis Dessalles
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Papillon
Gender: male
Race: black
Age: 60
Freed: self-purchase
Slave was freed.
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 225
Sale Common Price: 225
Comments: Freer bought this slave from Francisco Dutillet before
Pedesclaux 4 years ago.

Harrison Thomas LaTour
LaTour Genealogical Collection
http://www.latourgenealogicalcollection.org/

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