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Alexis Cesar Bonamy died Nov 1816 New Orleans - Cemetery?

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Re: Alexis Cesar Bonamy died Nov 1816 New Orleans - Cemetery?

Posted: 15 Sep 2012 6:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
"I don't know what happened to his wife, she isn't mentioned in the will and estate proceedings nor were any children mentioned. She might've died or they might've divorced before he left New York."

Louisiana succession (probate) is pretty unique. They usually start off with a discussion of family. (e.g. "Was married but once, to XXXXX, which produced three children, XXX, XXX, XXX.") This is due to forced heirship by which the spouse and children are each assured a minimum cut of the estate. If the succession does not mention wife or children, either he didn't have any or had been hiding the fact.

If the family has not been keeping the tomb up since 1816, I would not expect to find very much.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
AllThingsGene... 25 Sep 2012 12:55AM GMT 
Methuria50 25 Sep 2012 11:31AM GMT 
Donald R Newc... 16 Sep 2012 12:48AM GMT 
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