Title: "Southwest Louisiana Records; Vol 1A" "1Cd 101-Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900)"
Author: Donald .J. Hebert Rev. Donald J. Hebert
Title: Selected Acadian and Louisiana Church Records: Volume II
Author: Compilied by Rev. George A. Bodin
Note: d and possibly spent sometimeinPennsylvania. Hemarried Francoise Hargrave daughter ofBenjaminHargraveand RebeccaGaltney, perhaps right after they arrivedinLouisiana. Ifyou will noticethe entrys at their childrens birthitmentions Germanyor Pennsylvania. If you notice at the marriage of their daughter Rosalie in1800itstatesthat they have been in the parish for 21 years. ABSHIRE, boy (Jean APCHERE - "forgeron auVermilion"(blacksmithatVermillon) bur. 22 Jan. 1785 at age 2 mths. Fr.GEFFROTIN(SM Ch.:v.3,#31) This entry gives us a clue as to his profession. (blacksmithatVermillon)
Note: According to Rev. Donald Hebert in the (SWLR) John AbshireisfromGermanyno parents mentione