Joseph Duhon1

#1832, b. 6 Apr 1766
Last Edited:7 Nov 2017
FatherCyprien Duon1 b. 1 Apr 1729
MotherMarguerite Landry1 b. 15 Jan 1735
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Duhon and Scholastique Hebert

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJoseph Duhon was born on 6 Apr 1766 at St. Gerand, Palais Parish, Belle-Isle-en-Mer Province, France.2
Marr InvA marital investigation regarding freedom of Joseph Duhon to marry Scholastique Hebert was conducted on 31 Jan 1791, according to a record at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA. Witnesses were Charles Duhon of this parish, uncle of Joseph Hebert - an orphan, Louis Trahan, Athanase Hebert, and Felix Lopez.1
MarriageJoseph Duhon married Scholastique Hebert, daughter of Jean Baptiste Hebert and Theotiste Hebert, on 2 Feb 1791 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA. Witnesses were Felix Lopes, Charles Hebert, Charles Duhon, Louis Trahan, and Claude Duhon.1
CensusJoseph Duhon (given age 36), head of household, appeared on the census at Grand Prairie, Attakapas Parish, LA, with his wife, Scolastigue Hebert (given age 26). Also present were his children, Parosene Duhon (given age 8), Marie Duhon (given age 4), Jean Baptiste Duhon (given age 2) and Cyprien Duhon (given age 1). They owned 200 heads of cattle and 15 horses on 5 arpents of land.3


  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  2. [S40] . The Acadians in France Vol. II, Belle-Isle-en-Mer Registers.
  3. [S1483] Attakapas Gazette, XIV, no. 4 (Winter 1979).