OPELOUSAS PARISH, LOUISIANA

Present day St. Landry Parish is located in south central Louisiana in an area known as
     Acadiana, or Cajun Country.  The first white men arrived in St. Landry, or the Opelousas
     District as it was known then, as early as 1690. They were European French fur traders who
     had come to trade among the Indians. 


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Document Date: 7/10/1819
Document Number: 2819
Notary: Notarial Acts Reel 5
Depository: housed in parish courthouses.
Location: St. Landry (Opelousas Post). [Calcasieu 1840, Cameron 1870, Acadia 1886, Evangeline 1908, Allen 1910, Jefferson Davis 1912, Beaureguard 1912]
Language of this record: English
Seller: Rezin Bowie jr.
Buyer: Matthew Sellars
Name: Mary
Name Type: Could be African or European
Gender: female
Race: black
Age: 13
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 675
Sale Common Price: 675
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from : FredandFran [awkoska@adelphia.net]

Source: NCSAMPSO-L@rootsweb.com
Subject: Nathaniel West


Opelousas, Louisiana

CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

THIS IS TO CERTIFY

THAT Santingo CAMELL son of Juan CAMELL and Maria BELLI, habitants of Bayou
Chico and Uni WEST, daughter of Nataniel WEST and Marie SELLERS, natives of
North Carolina were lawfully married on the 12 day of April 7, 1792
according to the rites of the Catholic Church and in conformity with the
laws of the State of Louisiana, Rev. Pedre de JOMORA officiating in the
presence of Daniel CALLAPHON, Creed WEST, Mathew SELLARS witnesses, as
appears from the marriage register of this church.

Dated.........19...

Vol. I page 38 James W. DORIAN Assistant Pastor

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Louisiana
  St. Landry Parish

  Johnson, Mary married Sellers, John on 27 Nov 1827 in St. Landry
Parish, Louisiana 



1830 CENSUS = NO SELLERS


I would be interested in checking out John SELLERS died 1835 with land
in  ST.LANDRY, OPELAUSAS, LOUISIANA   msh


1840 CENSUS