Looking for info on Bettencourtt families and These 19th century relateds:
Montegut, Speiss, Tibaldi.
Primarily Orleans & surrounding Parishes
The Bettencourtt I trace is Faustin Antoine (Also spelled Faustean or Feurstine), who was married to Helene Louisa Tibaldi. (Also known as Helen Lewis, Ellen Louisa, Ellen Lewis -- Last name varies to Febalda, Tebaldi).
He has been said to be born in Portugal, She in Maine.
One of thier children was Clement Albert, His son was also Clement Albert, whose son was also Clement Albert.
CA #1's wife: Marie Victorine Montegut 1870-1947
CA #2's wife: Eleanora Josephine Speiss 1900-1989
Eleanora's Parents: John Speiss 1870-1912 and Henrietta Gruenewald 1875-1915
Henrietta's name could be: Grunewald, Gruenwalt, Grunewalden
ANY info is greatly appreciated, and will be reciprocated.