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Andres Almonester y Roxas
Male 1725 - 1798

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  • Birth  1725  Andalusia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Apr 1798  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 73 
    Buried  26 Apr 1798  St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5692  Stewart
    Last Modified  26 Feb 2016 
     
    Family  Louise de Laronde 
    Children 
     1. Micaëla Leonarda Antonia Almonester, Baroness de Pontalba,   b. 06 Nov 1795, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1874, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  07 Aug 2014 
    Family ID  F1845  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1725 - Andalusia, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 73 - 25 Apr 1798 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Apr 1798 - St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Judicial Records regarding succession of Jeanne Catherine Pierre-Gauvrit. Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Volume 10, No. 1, pages 143-146
    Judicial Records regarding succession of Jeanne Catherine Pierre-Gauvrit. Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Volume 10, No. 1, pages 143-146
    Others named in the record:
    Etienne de Boré
    Jean Baptiste Honoré Destrehan
    Maria Elisabeth (Isabel) Destrehan
    Jeanne Marie Destrehan
    Jean Louis Destrehan
    Jean Noel Destrehan
    Nicolas (Charles) Favre d'Aunoy
    Philipe Marigny
    Andres Almonester
     
    Headstones
    Headstone for Don Andres ALmonester y Roxas
    Headstone for Don Andres ALmonester y Roxas
     
  • Notes  Buried:
    • Disinterred on 11 Nov 1799 and ensepulchred in St. Louis Cathedral:
      "By order of His Catholic Majesty, el Senor Don Carlos IV (whom may God preserve) and at the solicitation of the Most Illustrious Senor Diocesan Don Luis Penalver y Cardenas, most worthy first bishop of this province of Louisiana and the Floridas, there was disinterred from the common cemetery of the Faithful, the body of the distinguished benefactor of this Holy Cathedral Church of New Orleans, Don Andres Almonester y Roxas, founder of the three churches in said city; whose very pious works are not only useful to religion but also to humanity.
      "He was a native of Mayrena de Alcor, province of Andalusia in Spain, in the Archbishopic of Seville; he died on the twenty-fifth of April of last year, ninety eight, and today, the eleventh of November, ninety-nine, in the presence of the aforesaid Most Illustrious Prelate, and all his clergy, there was given honorable sepulture with all possible funeral pomp to the revered remains of the aforementioned deceased; which are buried at the foot of the marble step of the altar of the Most Blessed Virgin of the Rosary of this Holy Cathedral Church."
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