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Passenger List for Le Bon Papa

     The Le Bon Papa left France, led by Captain Pelletier, on Tuesday, May 10, 1785. The 280 ton ship made the trip in 80 days, arriving in Louisiana on July 29, 1785. There were 36 families (156 people on board). Three additional families had signed up for the trip, but failed to report at the departure. One child died on the trip.
     After arriving in New Orleans, the group increased by 12 (3 births, and 9 adults) and decreased by 13 (10 died, and 3 deserted). There were 38 family groupings when it came time to settle down: 37 of them settled in the area around St. Gabriel along the Mississippi River, and 1 family chose to settled along Bayou Lafourche. 
     This page contains the transcribed list and the actual images of the ship list.

Joseph LEBLANC, carpenter - 54
   Anne HEBERT, wife - 49
   Joseph HEBERT, son - 15
   Simon HEBERT, son - 13
   Blanche HEBERT, son - 19
   Marie HEBERT, son - 17
   Esther COURTNEY, step-mother, widow - 60

Andre TEMPLE, sailor - 59
   Marguerite LEBLANC, wife - 48
   Jean TEMPLE, son, sailor - 24
   Charles TEMPLE, son, sailor - 22
   Jacques TEMPLE, son, sailor - 20
   Servant TEMPLE, son, sailor - 15
   Olivier TEMPLE, son - 11
   Andre TEMPLE, son - 7
   Isabelle TEMPLE, daughter - 25
   Marie Magdelaine TEMPLE, daughter - 17

Joseph HENRY, carpenter - 40
   Cecile BRAUD, wife - 48
   Jean Laurent HENRY, son, carpenter - 19
   Joseph HENRY, son - 14
   Pierre HENRY, son - 5
   Marie Josephe HENRY, daughter - 7
   Anne Francoise HENRY, daughter - 3
   Magdelaine Appoline HENRY, infant

Charles LANDRY, carpenter - 50
   Marguerite BOUDROT, wife - 48
   Firmin LANDRY, son, sailor - 22
   Sebastien LANDRY, son, sailor - 18
   Louis LANDRY, son - 14
   Jean LANDRY, son - 11
   Charles LANDRY, son - 8
   Francois LANDRY, son - 6
   Marguerite LANDRY, daughter - 18

Amable HEBERT, carpenter - 43
   Andre HEBERT, son - 9
   Marie HEBERT, daughter - 24
   Genevieve HEBERT, daughter - 17
   Isabelle HEBERT, daughter - 14

Jean Charles LEBLANC, sailor - 23
   Brigide HEBERT, wife - 19

Simon LEBLANC, plowman - 62
   Marie TRAHAN, wife - 51
   Joseph LEBLANC, son, sailor - 20
   Jacques LEBLANC, son - 13
   Anne LEBLANC, daughter - 15

Jean LEBLANC, calker - 36
   Therese HEBERT, wife - 35
   Marie LEBLANC, daughter - 15 months

Alexandre DOIRON, day laborer - 47
   Ursule HEBERT, wife - 43
   Isaac DOIRON - 16
   Mathurin DOIRON, son - 12
   Joseph DOIRON, son - 7
   Jean Baptiste DOIRON, son - 2
   Marie Rose DOIRON, daughter - 21
   Magdelaine DOIRON, daughter - 19

Francois HEBERT, carpenter - 72

Anne BOUDREAUX, widow of Jacques HACHE - 40
   Marie HACHE, daughter - 15
   Marguerite HACHE, daughter - 11

Pierre HEUZE
   Marie KIMINE, wife

Cecile BOURG, widow of Ignace HEUZE - 48
   Pierre HEUZE, son, day laborer - 24
   Charles HEUZE, son, day laborer - 22
   Jean Baptiste HEUZE, son, day laborer - 17
   Gregoire HEUZE, son - 9
   Anne Marie HEUZE, daughter - 20

Pierre KIMINE, carpenter - 65
   Marie Magdelaine DUGAS, wife - 50
   Anne KIMINE, daughter - 24
   Marie KIMINE, daughter - 23
   Victoire Francoise KIMINE, daughter - 14

    Paul Dominique BOUDROT, sailor - 24
       Marie Olivier LANDRY, wife - 18
       Paul Marin BOUDROT, son - infant

    Jean Baptiste DUGAS, day laborer - 49
       Marie CLOSSINET, wife - 43
       Marie DUGAS, daughter - 11
       Marie HACHE, an orphan, minor child - 18

    Jean Baptiste DUGAS, carpenter - 66
       Anne BOURG, wife - 64
       Anne DUGAS, daughter - 21
       Marie BOUDROT, granddaughter - 5

    Joseph AUCOIN, sailor - 36
       Elizabeth HENRY, wife - 35
       Joseph Jean AUCOIN, son - 8
       Francois Toussaint AUCOIN, son - 6
       Isabelle Jeanne AUCOIN, daughter - 11
       Marie Modest AUCOIN, daughter - 4
       Victoire Claire AUCOIN, daughter - 3

    Eustache LEJEUNE, carpenter - 52
       Jeanne GICQUEL, wife - 42
       Servand LEJEUNE, son - 15
       Francois LEJEUNE, son - 13
       Marie Magelaine LEJEUNE, daughter - 23
       Marie Rose LEJEUNE, daughter - 2
       Pelagie GAUTROT, niece - 15

    Jean Baptiste LEJEUNE, sailor - 25
       Genevieve DOIRON, wife - 19

    Gregoire LEJEUNE, sailor - 45
       Helene DUMONT, wife - 36
       Gregoire LEJEUNE, son - 4
       Julien LEJEUNE, son - 2
       Marie LEJEUNE, daughter - 14
       Marie Genevieve GAUTROT, niece - 19

    Anselme LANDRY, sailor - 50
       Agathe BARRILLOT, wife - 50

    Jean Baptiste BOUDROT, sailor - 29
       Marie Modeste TRAHAN, wife - 36
       Jean Constant BOUDROT, son - 6
       Marie Felicite BOUDROT, daughter - 8
       Marguerite BOUDROT, daughter - 2

    Angelique PINET, widow of LEGER - 44
       Louis LEGER, son, sailor - 19
       Jean LEGER, son, sailor - 15

    Charles BROUSSARD, carpenter - 42
       Euphrosine BARRILLOT, wife - 37
       Jean Charles BROUSSARD, son, sailor - 20
       Francois BROUSSARD, son, sailor - 18
       Pierre BROUSSARD, son - 14
       Dominique BROUSSARD, son -12
       Paul BOUDROT, stepson - 13

    Jean TRAHAN, sailor - 35

    Daniel BENOIT, day laboerer - 36
       Henriette LEGENDRE, wife - 32
       Henriette BENOIT, daughter - 7

    Pierre LEBLANC, woodworker - 40
       Anne Josephe LEBERT, wife - 38
       Joseph LEBLANC, son - 17
       Pierre LEBLANC, son - 15
       Jean LEBLANC, son - 13
       Victor LEBLANC, son - 10

    Jean Baptiste GUEDRY, carpenter - 36
       Margerite LEBERT, wife - 33
       Pierre GUEDRY, son - 8
       Francois GUEDRY, son - 4
       Marguerite Felicite GUEDRY, daughter - infant
       Marguerite GUEDRY, daughter of GUEDRY - 14

    Louis STEBENS , sailor - 36
       Marie BABIN, wife - 18
       Louis STEBENS, son - 3
       Marie STEBENS, daughter - 2
       A son STEBENS - not baptized
       Francois BABIN, wife's brother, sailor - 16

    Helene HACHE - 21
       Marie Josephe HACHE, sister - 16
       Elisabeth HACHE, sister - 8

    Charles DAIGLE, pulley maker - 54
       Anne Marie VINCENT, wife - 55

    Francoise BOUDROT, widow of Marin DUGAS - 45
       Pierre DUGAS, son - 11

    Marguerite LABAUVE, widow of Francois LEGENDRE - 55
       Louis LEGENDRE, son, carpenter - 22
       Yves LEGENDRE, son, carpenter - 17

    Jean Baptiste LEGENDRE, carpenter - 25
       Marie Rose LETULLIER, wife - 20
       Rose LEGENDRE, daugher - infant

    Jean Baptiste LEJEUNE
       Helene DOIRON, wife

Actual Ship List
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