Blaise Jean LeJeune

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Blaise Jean LeJeune

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Acadia, Nouvelle-France
Death: 1820 (70)
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean-Baptiste Lejeune and Marguerite Trahan
Husband of Marie Josephe LeJeune
Father of Jean Blaze Lejeune; Joseph Lejeune; Jean-Baptiste Lejeune; Ozier Joseph Lejeune; Hilaire Lejeune and 2 others
Brother of Jean Vincent Lejeune; Marguerite Lejeune; Nanette Lejeune; Joseph dit Briard LeJeune and Jean Baptiste Lejeune

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About Blaise Jean LeJeune

A Patriot of the American Revolution for LOUISIANA. DAR Ancestor # A069435

Grand Derrangement-------Exiled to Maryland then onto Opelousas Louisiana

Birth: 1751 Death: 1812 Louisiana, USA

Blaise & Marie married in Ascesion Catholic Church in Donaldsonville, La. Diocese of Baton Rouge. Department of the Archives. 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. Baton Rouge, La. 70821 - Vol 1 Pg 125

Blaise, who married in 1773 to Marie-Josephe Breaux, obtained land on both the upper Bayou Plaquemine Brulee (southwest of Opelousas Post) and in the Faquetaique Prairie (near Eunice), both areas becoming centers of the largest line of Lejeune descendants, which was further propagated by Blaise's five sons.

Bayou Blaise LeJeune was named after him. He also started a community called Youngsville, La.

The Colonists by Gladys DeVillier's: BLAS LeJEUNE; MARIA JOSEPHA BREAUX. Juan Bautista - baptized May 10, 1778; born December 15, 1777; Godparents, Maturin Richard and Magdalina Raydre. Hilario - baptized July 28, 1782; three months old Godparents, Blas LeJeune, his brother, represented by Mathurin Richard, and Magdalina Benoit. Jose - baptized July 2, 1780; five months old; Godparents, Jose LeJeune and Susana Thibaudo. Celeste - baptized June 4, 1786; born January 11, 1783; Godparents, Senor Duralde and Celeste Chretien. Maria Angelica - baptized November 5, 1786; born August 13, 1786; Godparents, Jose LeJeune and Maria Magdalina Bro. JOSE LeJEUNE; __________ RAITRE. Jose - two years old; buried October _ , 1802.

Family links:

 Jean-Baptiste Lejeune (1728 - 1763)
 Marguerite Trahan Lejeune (1731 - 1757)

 Marie Josephine Breaux LeJeune (1750 - 1818)

 Jean Blaise LeJeune (1775 - 1848)*
 Joseph Ozier Lejeune (1780 - 1825)*
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Burial: Saint Landry Church Cemetery Opelousas St. Landry Parish Louisiana, USA

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Blaise Jean LeJeune's Timeline

Acadia, Nouvelle-France
Age 23
Iberville, LA, United States
Age 26
Opelousasa, Louisiana
December 15, 1777
Age 27
Opelousas, Luisiana, Reino de Nueva España
February 2, 1780
Age 30
Opelousas, Luisiana, Reino de Nueva España
April 1782
Age 32
Opelousasa, Louisiana
January 11, 1783
Age 33
Opelousas, Luisiana, Reino de Nueva España
August 13, 1786
Age 36
Opelousas, Luisiana, Reino de Nueva España
Age 70
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States