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Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas 1797/08/16







(1797) (Aug. 16)

(Aucoin, Josef)

1797 Jul. 31

Deva, (O.M.Cap.), Father Bernardo de
LaFourche, (Louisiana)

to Bishop (Luis Penalver y Cardenas
New Orleans, Louisiana)

Josef Aucoin, resident of this parish and widower of Isabel Henry, wishes to marry Eufrosina Bariot, widow of Fran(cis)co Boudraux, related in the third degree which they declared through Fabian Aucoin and Josef Dupuis to be as follows:

Claudio Boudraux

Fran(cis)co Boudraux Margarita Boudraux Fran(cis)co Boudraux Maria le Blanc
Husband of Eufrosina Bariot Josef Aucoin
the intended wife the intended husband

Deva asks (Penalver) to grant the dispensation because of the many children of Aucoin, his poverty, their mutual love and the difficulty of getting anyone else with the good qualities necessary to raise such a family in the fear of God.

A.L.S. (Spanish)

1797 Aug. 4

(Penalver y Cardenas, Luis), Bishop of
New Orleans, Louisiana

(The above) is to be returned to Deba to be sworn to by at least two witnesses. Father Isidro Quintero, as secretary, certifies this decree.

A.D.S. (Spanish)

1797 Aug. 9

Deva, O.M.Cap.), Father Bern(ar)do
Valenzuela, (Louisiana)

to Bishop Luis Penalver y Cardenas
(New Orleans), Louisiana

Deva, pastor of the Church of the Assumption, complying with the decree above called before him Fabian Aucoin and Josef Dupuis of this parish who swore that they have nothing to add to what they said above and that what they said is true. Signed by Joseph Dupuis and Fabian Aucoin with Deva.

A.L.S. (Spanish)

1797 Aug. 16

Penalver y Cardenas, Luis, Bishop of
New Orleans, Louisiana

Penalver grants the dispensation under the conditions that they make a general confession to repair the scandal, that they go to the principal Mass every Sunday and holy days for a month, and recite the rosary daily. Notice is to be sent to the pastor of the Church of the Assumption so that on fulfillment of all requirements, he may marry them. Quintero certifies this and adds in a note that he sent the notice as ordered.

D.S. (Spanish)

V-1-c A.L.S., A.D.S., D.S. 4pp. 4to. (Spanish)

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