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Joseph Carlin
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Birth: 1742
Nantes, France
Death: Dec. 30, 1809
Franklin
St. Mary Parish
Louisiana, USA

CARLIN, Joseph, soldier, pioneer. Born, probably Guiseppe Vincenzo Carlini; son of Maria Gerbinatti and Joseph Carlini. Arrived in New Orleans as a French soldier between April 1758 and January 1759. He married Francoise Lange, record dated 6 May 1774 in New Orleans.

Children: Alexis, Celestin, Denis, Honoré, Eugène, and Dorothea. Listed among those in Gasmont's military company detached from New Orleans on January 1, 1759; under the command of Karl Friedrich D'Arensbourg (q.v.), December 9, 1759, going to Fort des Allemands on the German Coast; on the muster roll of troops at Fort de Chartres in Illinois, July 1762; on the general roll of Louisiana troops in military service on January 1, 1763; in militia company commanded by Jacques Villeré (q.v.), April 1766; this entry indicates he was married but had no children; a census of Villeré's company taken in June 1766 includes information of his ownership of property in the Second German Coast (St. John the Baptist Parish). Discharged from the French Army on August 8, 1769; bought additional property in the parish in October 1770; sold property and removed to the Attakapas District in late 1772 or during 1773. Acquired property on Bayou Teche and received a land grant in February 1774. Land granted near Lake Peigneur and included part of what is now Jefferson Island. Land was sold by his children on March 7, 1820.

Died, December 30, 1809. He "was found by neighbors having been ill for seven days; he died that night and was buried on the other side of the Bayou on property of Honore Carlin, one of the sons of the deceased" [Burial Record St. Martin Church, St Martinville, LA] His Succession is #1 at St Mary Parish, LA

Sources: Glenn R. Conrad, "Wilderness Paradise," Attakapas Gazette, XIV (1979); Walter Prichard, et al., eds., "Southern Louisiana and Southern Alabama in 1819: The Journal of James Leander Cathcart," Louisiana Historical Quarterly, XXVIII (1945).





 
 
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 Spouse:
  Francoise Lange Carlin (1748 - 1815)*
 
 Children:
  Denis Carlin (1767 - 1827)*
  Celestin Carlin (1768 - 1833)*
  Honore Carlin (1774 - 1845)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carlin Cemetery
St. Mary Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Margie Luke
Record added: Apr 29, 2010
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Joseph Carlin
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Joseph Carlin
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RIP thank you for our colorful history!
- Su Butchko
 Added: Jul. 21, 2014
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- EMK
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013
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- Laurie
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