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I believe that Col. Lemat and Gen. Beaureguard were related.

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I believe that Col. Lemat and Gen. Beaureguard were related. The Gen. was the Col. father-in-law?
My wife's Grandmother was a Lemat. She told us her father's great uncle was Col. Lemat.
The time line would be about right as she died 10 years ago at 93. The Lemat family was from Bordeau France.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
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Expert:  A. Schuyler replied 5 years ago.



Welcome to Just Answer and thanks for your question. LeMat married Justine Sophie Lepretre, a daughter of Jean Lepretre and Marie Sophie Andry. Justine and Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard were cousins. That makes Beauregard and Lemat cousins-in-law.


Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Were they related thru the Lepretre or Andry family? Is Jean's Mother a Beauregard or Marie Sophie's Mother a Beauregard?


Expert:  A. Schuyler replied 5 years ago.

Neither mother was a Beauregard. Gustav Beauregard and Sophie Lepretre weren't first cousins. Trying to untangle Creole relationships is a handful, since relationships several times removed are still counted as "cousins."


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