ACADIAN MEMORIAL WALL
St. Martinville, Louisiana



"THE ARRIVAL OF THE ACADIANS IN LOUISIANA"

"Acadians, men, women and children...have just disembarked here. They would actually have
died of misery had we not provided them some assistance...Their affliction is the result of
their sacred attachment to their homeland and to their religion"
Aubry to Choiseul-Stainville, New Orleans, February 25, 1765


David's French/Acadian Ancestors

This is the wall of names,
of the first Acadians who were deported from Nova Scotia
and came into Louisiana about 1765.



David's French Ancestors in 1722
in the 'French Quarter' or 'Vieux Carre'



The following Homes are marked with an X
Pierre Thomlin, Claude Trepagnier, and Joseph Carriere

Home of Pierre Thomlin on Chartres Rue Home of Claude Trepagnier on corner
of Chartres Rue


Pierre Thomlin's Home Claude Trepagnier on corner
3 houses from Cathedral and Joseph Carriere's Home
across from Jackson square next to Claude Trepagnier
next to Cathedral

Jackson Square with Cathedral behind it