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Casbon-Cazabon-Ronquillo Settlement

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Re: Casbon-Cazabon-Ronquillo Settlement

Posted: 18 Jun 2012 11:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi. My name is Paul Poupart. I am from New Orleans. I was doing research on an ancestor who fought in the Battle of New Orleans in 1814, Bonaventure Bayhi. Apparently he was given property in Plaquemines as payment from the federal govt. I have a letter from his priest to the feds as proof that he was dead so his wife could collect his military pension. The priest is from St. Thomas church which is in Pointe a la Hache, East Bank side. He is listed in the 1860 census as living in Point Michel, "Ronquillo Settlement". Point Michel is a point in the river in Port Sulphur. Port Sulphur wasnt called Port Sulphur until the 1900's. I found a link to a Plaquemines historian who lists Ronquillo Settlement as present day "Home Place" which is also in Port Sulphur just blocks away from St.Patricks Catholic Church. You can try to contact them about Church records, although Im not sure of what survived due to Hurricane Katrina. Maybe this can help somehow.

Paul

http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/plaquemines/history/locatio...
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geraldine Lee 2 Feb 2003 4:42AM GMT 
David Casbon 21 Apr 2003 3:55PM GMT 
kasie929 14 May 2012 4:28AM GMT 
paulpoupart 19 Jun 2012 5:32AM GMT 
David Casbon 21 Apr 2003 5:22PM GMT 
Jean Phillips 16 Jul 2003 11:15PM GMT 
jedlewis 28 Feb 2012 1:45AM GMT 
gwinifred 11 May 2012 4:48AM GMT 
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