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  • ID: I00017
  • Name: Homér A. (Omér) LaTour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: /Omer/
  • Birth: 24 JAN 1833 in ST. LANDRY CATHOLIC CHURCH, ST. LANDRY PARISH, LOUSIANA--CHURCH RECORD (VOL. 3--PAGE 250, #253)
  • Birth: 24 JAN 1833
  • Death: 23 APR 1885 in OPELOUSAS, SAINT LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES
  • Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
  • _NAMS: Omer La Tour
  • Event: Sponsors of Baptism 15 SEP 1833 Alex LaTour and Catherine Doucet
  • Event: Baptism Catholic 15 SEP 1833 ST. LANDRY CATHOLIC CHURCH--900 NORTH UNION STREET--OPELOUSAS, ST. LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA--70570
  • Event: Baptism Performed By Reverend Father--Flavius Henri Rossi
  • Event: Paternal Grandparents Jerome Grasset LaTour & Marie Bertrand-------Jean Franchebois & Felicia Vige
  • Occupation: 1858 DEPUTY COURT CLERK
  • Occupation: 1873 PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF POLICE -- OPELOUSAS, ST. LANDRY PARISH
  • Reference Number: 17
  • Note:

    Louisiana LaTour Family


    1850 United States Federal Census

    Name: Homere Latour
    Age: 18
    Estimated birth year: abt 1832
    Birth Place: Louisiana
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): St Landry, Louisiana
    Household Members: Name Age Sex Color
    Gracest Latour 51
    Felicea Latour 39
    Homere Latour 18
    Alfred Latour 12


    Southwest Louisiana Church and Civil Records------Homer Latour
    (Father: Grasset Latour---Mother: Felicia Franchebois)-----
    Birth: 24 Jan. 1833-----Place: Opelousas, Louisiana-----
    Opelousas Church: Volume 3 Page 250


    SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA CHURCH & CIVIL RECORDS VOL. III

    Volume 3 covers 1831 to 1840, a period that saw the development of the western part of St. Landry Parish and its separation as Calcasieu Parish in 1840. This volume contains entries from the Register of Blacks, St. Landry Church, Opelousas, and also features an 1839 map of land owners on Bayou Courtableu and Bayou Teche.


    1860 Slave Schedule


    *


    State of Louisiana
    Parish of S. Landry

    Know all men by these presents that Ursin Manuel fils of the State of Louisiana and Parish of St. Landry as principal and Achille Dupre are firmlybound unto Adolphe Garriques clerk of the District Court in and for the Parish of St. Landry in the sum of Thirteen hundred dollars, for the payment of whichwell and truly to be made they bind themselves, their heirs
    executors and administrators jointly and Severally.

    In witness whereof they have hereunto signed at Opelousas this twenty ninth day of September A. D. 1851.

    The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Ursin Manuel fils has been appointed administrator of the Estate of Ursin Manuel pere and Sophie P. B. Desmaret his wife, late of said Parish both decd. Now if the said Ursin Manuel fils Shall well and faithfully Said Estates, render a just account thereof and pay over the sums when thereunto lawfully required, and finally Shall do and perform all and Singular the duties & functions incumbent on him as administrator as aforesaid, according to Law, then the above obligation to be null & void, otherwise to remain in full force-

    Witness
    s/ J. B. Dejean Ursin + Manuel fils
    s/ L ucius Dupre s/Achill e Dupre

    We the undersigned, heirs of the Estate of Ursin Manuel pTre and Sophie Desmarets, both late of Said parish deceased, do agree, that the property belonging to said Estates should be sold on the following terms and conditions, "to wit," The purchase money payable , in two equal annual instalments [sic] from the first of April next (1852) but all sums of ten dollars and under, payable, at the first [term?] and over ten dollars as above stated.

    Parish of Saint Landry the 26th September 1851
    Jean Bte x Manuel
    Lastie Ursin x Manuel
    Pierre Ursin x Manuel
    Francois Ursin x Manuel
    Onezimi Ursin x Manuel
    Jean Bte x Ledoux
    s/ Pierre Ledoux

    Filed Sept. 30, 1851 A. Garrique Cl[erk]

    We the undersigned heirs of the late Ursin Manuel pFre deceased do hereby give a general discharge to Garland Lastasses [sic] & Ursin Manuel fils administrator of said Estate having received all coming to us from the hand of said attys & administrator- Opelousas 25th April 1855

    Witness: Garrique

    Lastie U x Manuel
    Onezime x Manuel
    Jean Bte U. x Manuel
    Francois U. x Manuel
    Wife of J. Bte Ledoux Sophie U. x Manuel
    Josephine x Ratel
    s/ Pierre Valmond Ledoux

    Received of Garland Lastasses [?] all sums due them to the Estate of Ursin Manuel pFre deceased of which I am administrator-------25th April 1855 Ursin x Manuel adm.

    Witness
    A. Garriques
    Filed 13th July 1858
    Homere A. Latour, D. Clerk

    Source: a photocopy of the Estate, #1588, St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, Louisiana


    Opelousas Courier August 15 1857

    Location: Opelousas
    Source: Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA Page/Column: P2/C5

    Description: Caroline M. SINGLETON vs. S. D. ALLIS
    Marriage Dissolved

    DISTRICT COURT
    Parish of St. Landry
    Caroline M. SINGLETON wife, &c.,
    vs.
    S. D. ALLIS her husband.
    No.8188.

    In this case by reason of the law and evidence being in favor of Plaintiff, Caroline M. SINGLETON wife of Sebastian D. ALLIS, it is ordered, adjudged and decreed that the Plaintiff be separated in property from her said huband, that the community heretofore existing between them be dissolved, that she have judgement against him for the sum of two thousand three hundred dollars, with interest at five per cent per annum from date hereof, that her legal mortgage and privilege be maintained and confirmed as follows, vis: On the sum of eight hundred dollars, from the seventh day of April, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, on five hundred dollars from the sixteenth of May, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, and from the seventeenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, on one thousand dollars, and that Defendant pay the costs of this suit.

    This done, read and signed in open Court, at Opelousas, the first day of July, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven.
    B. A. MARTEL, Judge
    15th Judicial District

    A true and correct copy,
    HOMERE A LATOUR, Dep'ty. Clerk,
    Opelousas, August 15th 1857.


    1860 United States Federal Census

    Name: Homere A Labour
    Age in 1860: 27
    Birth Year: abt 1833
    Birthplace: Louisiana
    Home in 1860: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Grand Coteau
    Value of real estate: View Image
    Household Members: Name Age Sex Color Occupation
    Grasset Labour 61 M M ---- Gunsmith
    Homere A Labour 27 M M ----- Deputy Clerk District Court
    Emelie Labour 21 F M


    1870 United States Federal Census

    Name: Homer Latour
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
    Age in 1870: 37
    Birthplace: Louisiana
    Home in 1870: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
    Family and neighbors: View Results
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View Image
    Household Members: Name Age Sex Color Occupation
    Homer Latour 37 M W ---- Dry Goods Merchant
    Emelie Latour 27 F W
    Emily Latour 9 F W
    Alice Latour 3 F W


    1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Homer Latour
    Home in 1880: Opelousas, Saint Landry, Louisiana
    Age: 47
    Estimated birth year: abt 1833
    Birthplace: Louisiana
    Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's name: Emile
    Father's birthplace: France
    Mother's birthplace: Louisiana
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: At Home
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Cannot read/write:
    Blind:
    Deaf and dumb:
    Otherwise disabled:
    Idiotic or insane: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Homer Latour 47
    Emile Latour 40
    Emily Latour 18
    Alice Latour 13




    Father: Pierre Grasset LaTour b: 1798 in BERGERAC, DORDOGNE, FRANCE
    Mother: Felicite (Felicia) Françhebois b: 1811 in ST. GABRIEL, IBERVILLE PARISH, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES

    Marriage 1 Heléne Richard b: 8 FEB 1830 in OPELOUSAS, ST. LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES Children
    1. Has Children Ozéme LaTour b: 14 OCT 1869 in EUNICE, ST. LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES

    Marriage 2 Emilie Pasquier b: 1843 in OHIO, UNITED STATES
    • Married: 8 OCT 1860 in OPELOUSAS, SAINT LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA--ST. LANDRY CATHOLIC CHURCH RECORD (VOL. 2--PAGE #319 9
    • Event: Name of Parents Given in Latour, Homer (Pierre Grasset and Felicite Franchebois-----Pasquier, Emelie (daughter of Joseph Pasquier and Marie Stipuet)
    • Note: *
    Children
    1. Has No Children Marie Emilie LaTour b: 23 AUG 1861
    2. Has No Children Alice Felicie LaTour b: 23 AUG 1867 in ST. LANDRY PARISH, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES

    Sources:
    1. Title: Southwest Louisiana Church and Civil Records
      Note: Southwest Louisiana Church and Civil Records------Homer Latour (Father: Grasset Latour---Mother: Felicia Franchebois)-----Birth: 24 Jan. 1833-----Place: Opelousas, Louisiana-----Opelousas Church: Volume 3 Page 250
    2. Title: St. Anthony Catholic Church -- P.O. Box 31 -- Eunice, Louisiana-----
      Text: Certificate of Marriage of Ozeme Latour and Marie Guillory as parents given: Ozeme Latour (son of decesed Homere Latour & Helen Richard) ---- Marie Guillory (daughter of deceased Simon Guillory and deceased Marie Guillory)
    3. Title: 1860 --- Slave Schedule For St. Landry Parish, Louisiana--Page #127-----------
      Text: Owner------Line 32. Homer A. Latour---------Age--28--------Color---Mulatoe
    4. Title: Southwest Louisiana Church and Civil Records------
      Author: Southwest Louisiana Church and Civil Records--------
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Text: Homere Latour m. Emelie Pasquire 8 Oct. 1860 (Opel Ct. Hse. : Mar. #2102); m. 9 Oct. 1860 (Opel Ch. : Vol. 2 Page #319).
    5. Title: Southwest Louisiana Church & Civil Records Vol. III
      Note: Individual Record 1880 United States Census




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      Homer LATOUR Household
      Male

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      Other Information:
      Birth Year <1833>
      Birthplace LA
      Age 47
      Occupation At Home
      Marital Status M
      Race W
      Head of Household Homer LATOUR
      Relation Self
      Father's Birthplace FRA
      Mother's Birthplace LA

      --------------------

      Source Information:
      Census Place Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana
      Family History Library Film 1254469
      NA Film Number T9-0469
      Page Number 110A
      .
    6. Title: Southwest Louisiana Church & Civil Records Vol. III
      Text: Volume 3 covers 1831 to 1840, a period that saw the development of the western part of St. Landry Parish and its separation as Calcasieu Parish in 1840. This volume contains entries from the Register of Blacks, St. Landry Church, Opelousas, and also features an 1839 map of land owners on Bayou Courtableu and Bayou Teche.
    7. 1850 United States Federal Census

      Name: Homere Latour
      Age: 18
      Estimated birth year: abt 1832
      Birth Place: Louisiana
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): St Landry, Louisiana
      Household Members: Name Age
      Gracest Latour 51
      Felicea Latour 39
      Homere Latour 18
      Alfred Latour 12.
    8. 1860 United States Federal Census

      Name: Homere A Labour
      Age in 1860: 27
      Birth Year: abt 1833
      Birthplace: Louisiana
      Home in 1860: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Grand Coteau
      Value of real estate: View Image
      Household Members: Name Age
      Grasset Labour 61
      Homere A Labour 27
      Emelie Labour 21.
    9. Hébert, SLR: Homere Latour m. Emelie Pasquier 8 Oct 1860 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #2102); m. 9 Oct 1860 (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p. 319).
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