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Falgoust : a history and genealogy of the Falgoust and Falgout families of France and Louisiana, 1555-1988

Author: Barbara L Allen
Publisher: Metairie, LA : B.L. Allen, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Falgoust family was originally named Falgoux and originated in Villesequelande, France. The earliest known ancestor was Dominique Falgoux (b. ca. 1555) who married Andrine Garrigues. One of his descendants, Louis Marcel Falgoust dit Beaumont (1712-1777) immigrated to America and settled in Louisiana. He married Marie Jean Castan and they were the parents of ten children. Their numerous descendants live in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Barbara L. (Barbara Lottinger).
Falgoust.
Metairie, LA : B.L. Allen, 1988
(OCoLC)698023415
Named Person: Falgoust family.; Falgoust family.; Falgoust.; Falgout.; Falgoux.; Castan.; Volmar.; Champagne.; Chauvin.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara L Allen
ISBN: 0961755911 9780961755911
OCLC Number: 19244573
Description: xiv, 786 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: DEDICATION v --
ACKNOWLEDGEENTS vii --
INTRODUCTION TO AN ANCESTOR ix --
PART ONE: THE EUROPEAN GENERATIONS --
An accounting of the ancestral families of the American Falgousts and Fal- --
gouts, and a brief history and overview of the geographical areas and the --
times in which they lived --
1. PROLOGUE 3 --
2. VILLESEQUELANDE: its geographical location, and history, from --
Roman times to the French Revolution 5 --
The Falgoux of Villesequelande, 1555-1872 35 --
3. GENERATION 1: DOMINIQUE FALGOUX & ANDRINE GARRIGUES 41 --
4. GENERATION 2: DOMINIQUE FALGOUX & BASILICE PETIT 51 --
5. GENERATION 3: EUTROPE FALGOUX & JEANNE DURAT 55 --
6. GENERATION 4: PIERRE FALGOUX & CLAUDE NASSALUE 68 --
7. LANGEAIS: its geographical location; its churches; its inhabitants in --
the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; its institutions; --
and the apothecary-surgeons of the town 75 --
THE NASSALUE FAMILY 85 --
THE MAHOUDEAU FAMILY 100 --
THE JAHERON FAMILY 106 --
THE DARDEAU FAMILY 114 --
THE DESPAGNE FAMILY 116 --
8. GENERATION 5: PIERRE FALGOUST & CATHERINE COURAULT 125 --
THE COURAULT FAMILY 140 --
THE JAMIN FAMILY 147 --
THE DESNOUX FANILY 148 --
THE VALLEE FAILY 154 --
9. EPILOGUE 164 --
PART TWO: THE IMMIGRANTS --
The story of the coming of the American Falgoust and Falgout ancestors to --
Louisiana, and their establishment on the German Coast --
1. PROLOGUE 167 --
2. THE COLONY: an overview of the initial settlement of the colony of --
Louisiana, and the area called the German Coast 169 --
3. JOSEPH CASTAN 177 --
4. CLAUDINE VOLMAR 183 --
iii --
5. GENERATION 6: LOUIS MARCEL FALGOUST AND MARIE JEANNE CASTAN: --
a study of Louis and his wife; their family; --
their neighborhood on the German Coast; Louis --
as surgeon of the king; and Marie Jeanne as the --
Widow Beaumont and the Widow Macaux 192 --
6. EPILOGUE 234 --
PART THREE: THE LOUISIANA GENERATIONS --
An accounting of descendants of Louis Marcel Falgoust and Marie Jeanne Castan --
to the present day --
1. PROLOGUE 237 --
2. THE FALGOUSTS OF ST. JAMES PARISH 239 --
Generation 7: Jean Louis Falgoust & Marie Josephe Roy, --
and their descendants 241 --
3. THE FALGOUTS OF LAFOURCHE PARISH 323 --
Generation 7: George Falgout and Marie Marguerite Chauvin, --
and their descendants 325 --
Generation 7: Charles Falgout and Angelique Dufresney, --
and their descendants 371 --
5. THE DAUGHTERS OF LOUIS MARCEL FALGOUST 601 --
Generation 7: Jeanne Charlotte Falgoust and Louis Barbay, --
and descendants 602 --
Generation 7: Marie Agnes Falgoust and her two husbands, --
Joseph Michel and Jean Lignac, --
and descendants 606 --
Generation 7: Marie Antoinette Falgoust and Pierre Richoux, --
and descendants 610 --
Generation 7: Marie Jeanne Falgoust and Jean Pare, --
and descendants 612 --
6. EPILOGUE 620 --
APPENDIX I: Selected courthouse indices from Ascension, Assumption, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, --
Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, and Terrebonne Parishes 621 --
APPENDIX II: The Champagne Family 644 --
The Chauvin Family 670 --
The Ancestral Families of Marie Louise Beauvais 677 --
The Ancestors of Marie Josephe Roy --
The Lermuseaux 688 --
Additional Notes on Angelique Dufresney 692 --
Additional Notes on the Castan Family 693 --
Bibliography 698 --
Index 708.
Responsibility: compiled and written by Barbara L. Allen.

Abstract:

The Falgoust family was originally named Falgoux and originated in Villesequelande, France. The earliest known ancestor was Dominique Falgoux (b. ca. 1555) who married Andrine Garrigues. One of his descendants, Louis Marcel Falgoust dit Beaumont (1712-1777) immigrated to America and settled in Louisiana. He married Marie Jean Castan and they were the parents of ten children. Their numerous descendants live in Louisiana.

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