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Historic Louisiana obits

New Orleans Times (July 14, 1878)

MONTET – On Thursday morning, July 11, 1878, at half-past 2 o’clock, Pierre Montet, native of France, aged 75 years.

GAUDET – At Mousecour’s Plantation, Plaquemines parish, Wednesday, July 10, 1878, at 6 o’clock a.m., Paul P., son of Michel D. Gaudet Sr. and Celestine Landry, aged 17 years, 2 months and 25 days.

Times-Picayune (Feb. 11, 1894)

PENISSON – On Saturday, Feb. 10, 1894, A. E. Penisson, killed in a wreck on the Texas and Pacific Railroad, aged 56 years.
The funeral will take place this Sunday evening at Bayou Boeuf, La. at 1:30 o’clock.

Times-Picayune (May 12, 1913)

LAKE CHARLES, May 10 – J.O. Boudreaux, aged 87, died today at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. Le Blanc. His remains were shipped tonight to Bayou Boeuf, his former home.

Times-Picayune (April 5, 1903)

Lafayette, April 4 – Felix LeBlanc, aged 50, son of J.O. LeBlanc, died suddenly this evening near Scott. The deceased, with a number of friends, had partaken of a hearty dinner and expired in the midst of his company.

Times-Picayune (Feb. 11, 1911)

DUPUIS – On Friday, Feb. 10, 1911, at 10 a.m., Emile E. Dupuis, beloved husband of Louise Hotard, aged 48 years, a native of Bayou Boeuf and a resident of Algiers for 27 years.

Times-Picayune (March 5, 1907)

AUCOIN – On Monday, March 4, 1907, at 9:15 a.m., Ernet C. Aucoin, beloved husband of Phillie Dunn, aged 38 years, a native of Bayou Boeuf and a resident of Algiers for 16 years.

Times-Picayune (April 25, 1904)

Thibodaux, April 24 – Mrs. Felicien Toups, whose maiden name was Ezilda Gaude, died at 4:30 this morning, aged 57 and 8 months. The deceased resided near Lafourche Crossing. She was the mother of four children.


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