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Olivier Landry

Also Known As: "Oliver"
Birthplace: Acadia, CANADA
Death: 1772 (43-52)
Saint Gabriel, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean Joseph Landry, I and Marie-Marguerite Landry
Husband of Cecile Poirier
Father of Joseph Landry; Marie Helene Thibodeau and Jean-Antoine Landry
Brother of Marie Landry and Étienne Landry
Half brother of Marie Blanche Landry; Marie-Madeleine Landry; Joseph Landry; Marguerite Gertrude Melancon; Gertrude Anne Bugeaud and 2 others

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About Olivier Landry

  • Sources:
    • Drouin Institute (Archived marriage record - see attached in Media tab)

From Rootsweb:


Olivier Landry, born 1725, son of Joseph Landry[1] and Marguerite 
Forest[2] married 24 September 1748[3] Cécile Poirier[4], born 1725, 
daughter of Jean-Baptiste Poirier and Marie Cormier.
This family was deported to South Carolina and arrived there 17 
November 1755. Aboard the Sloop Dolphin, William Hancock, Master was 
Jolour Lundrie. wife, 3 children
[Olivier Landry age 30
Cécile Poirier, wife age 30
Joseph, child age 4
Marie, child age 4
Child, name unkown][6]
In Georgia on a prisoner list dated 23 August1763[7] is found:
Olivier Landry, wife, three children
[Olivier Landry age 38
Cécile Poirier age 38
Joseph age 13 born 1750
Marie age 12 born 1751
Jean-Antoine age 2 born 13 November 1760[8]]
This family along with 3 other close knit families, boarded a ship in 
December 1763 to leave Georgia.
In the [Savannah] GEORGIA GAZETTE dated December 22, 1763[9] is found:
Yesterday more of the Acadians, in number about 21, went in a vessel 
for Mobile, from which place they are to go to New Orleans.
Sailed for Mobile
Dec. 21, Sloop Savannah Packet, John Somerville [Master]
These Acadians arrived in Mobile on or just before 22 January 1764 
where the marriage of Jean-Baptiste Poirier and Madeleine Richard was 
blessed by the first priest they had seen in years. A copy of this 
ceremony is in Vidrine’s “Love’s Legacy[10].
Note this indicates a journey of about one month to Mobile. In the 
GEORGIA GAZETTE dated 26 February 1764, the return of the Savannah 
Packet to Savannah is noted[11], a return voyage of one month. This 
indicates the Acadians in Mobile boarded a different ship for New 
Orleans which could have been bound from New York to New Orleans. 
From Mobile, they went on to New Orleans arriving on or just before 
26 February 1764 when Jean-Antoine was baptized.
LANDRY, Jean Antoine (Olivier and Cecile Poiriez [sic for Poirier]), 
bap. Feb. 26, 1764, born Nov. 13, 1760, sponsors Antoine OLIVIER and 
Magdeleine BRAZIER (SLC, B5, 40)[12]
Sometime after 6 April 1764, this family settled on the west bank of 
the Mississippi just down river from Verret’s Plantation.

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Acadia, CANADA
Acadia, CANADA
Age 48
Saint Gabriel, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, United States