Marriage Record of François Perrotin and Catherine O’Grady

26 January 1860 Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana This week marks the 152nd anniversary of the marriage between François Perrotin and Catherine O’Grady (also known as Catherine Grady), on January 26, 1860, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Here is a copy of their Certificate of Marriage.  A transcription follows, along with a short background of a legendary Catholic priest … Continue reading "Marriage Record of François Perrotin and Catherine O’Grady"

A Dream Come True

Perrotin Family Reunites for First Time in 112 Years Tonight my family and I will bust a decades-old family myth when we meet for the first time members of a branch of the Perrotin family, who were supposedly killed by a bomb during the Second World War. Their names are Don and Jennifer Murray, and … Continue reading "A Dream Come True"