Celeste Cormier1

#202, b. 28 Dec 1796
Last Edited:25 Oct 2017
FatherAnaclet Cormier b. 9 Mar 1772, d. between 1810 and 1811
MotherMagdaleine Celeste Richard b. 10 May 1778

Child of Celeste Cormier and Marcel Patin

Outline of Life Events:

BirthCeleste Cormier was born on 28 Dec 1796 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BaptismShe was baptized on 25 Dec 1797 at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. Her sponsors were Pierre Arsenaux and Marguerite Richard, her maternal aunt. Fr. Pedro de Zamora performed the ceremony.1
MarriageShe married Marcel Patin on 25 Aug 1814 at St. Landry Catholic Church at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. Witnesses were Widow Anaclet Cormier (bride's mother), Louis Richard, Vital Estilet, Pierre Thibaudeau, Eloy Landry, Sylvere Mouton, Jean Baptiste Richard (uncle or family of the future [bride], Celeste Comeau, Camille Richard, and many others. Fr. Michel Bernard Barriere presided.1
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 30, when her husband, Marcel, died on 1 Feb 1827 at Butte La Rose, St. Martin Parish, LA.1


  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.