Martin Abshire1

#5043, b. Jul 1836, d. 1869
Last Edited:20 Dec 2012
FatherJacob Abshire2
MotherMarie Adam Crawford2
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia (#1)
Descendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia (#2)

Children of Martin Abshire and Marie Marcelite Templet

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMartin Abshire was born in Jul 1836 at LA.2,3
BaptismHe was baptized on 13 Oct 1836 at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Lafayette Parish, LA.2
MarriageHe married Marie Marcelite Templet, daughter of Alexandre Belisaire Tamplet and Marie Marcellite Ducharme, on 5 Feb 1855 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church at Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA.2
Census1860Martin Abshia (given age 23) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA, with his wife, Marcalete; Pheasee Abshia (given age 2). They were farmers, with real estate valued at $800 and personal estate valued at $250..3
DeathMartin Abshire died in 1869.4


  1. [S190] Louisiana Melting Pot. Jody M. Larousse. Website. Online
  2. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  3. [S420] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Vermillion Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S283] Stanley LeBlanc. E-mail message, 9 Sep 2008.