|...from the Great-Branch of
'Telesphore J. & Eleanore Theriault' [MRIN
the exception of Jehan who was born in France, the first four
generations in this branch were born, raised and buried in
3. Claude II
6. Pierre Marie II
9. Telesphore J
The fifth generation (Pierre, Sr.) was evicted to France.
According to Karen Theriot Reader (See the JOSEPH ELRIC & LEORA
Great-Branch), “Pierre THERIOT, Sr. came with his son Pierre,
then age 15, to Louisiana from France in 1785 as part of the
seven ships financed by the Spanish. They were the 41st family
(of 2 persons) aboard the ship "Le Saint Rémi," which arrived in
New Orleans on 10 Sep 1785. Pierre's wife had died in France
less than a year before they left, as well as seven of their
eight children. Pierre, Sr. remarried in Louisiana, but no more
children are listed. Pierre Marie THERIOT (as Jr. was called)
married in 1792 in Ascension Parish, LA, and had 10 children,
four of them sons who also married and had children. The
remaining generations through Telesphore remained in Louisiana.
is a 12th generation grands-daughter of Jehan Terriault and is our
Delegate for the Telesphore J. & Eleanore Theriault Great-Branch.