Marie Elvina Burleigh

26 June 1836–8 September 1929 (Age 93)
Grand Coteau, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Marie Elvina

When Marie Elvina Burleigh was born on 26 June 1836, in Grand Coteau, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, her father, James Burleigh, was 28 and her mother, Adelaide Boudreaux, was 28. She married John Chapman Mills on 3 November 1875, in Grand Coteau, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in St. Landry, Louisiana, United States in 1850 and Ward Two, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States in 1910. She died on 8 September 1929, in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Grand Coteau, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Chapman Mills
1825–1906
Marie Elvina Burleigh
1836–1929
Marriage: 3 November 1875
Robert Lee Mills
1870–1953
James Burleigh Mills
1877–1960
William Griffet Mills
1880–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1875
Grand Coteau, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1807–1861Male

    Adelaide Boudreaux

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(13)

    Joseph Burleigh

    Male1828–1903Male

    James Burleigh

    Male1830–1905Male

    Augustus Burleigh

    Male1832–1890Male

    Feliciane (Felicia) (Burleigh) Stelly

    Female1834–Female

    Female1836–1929Female

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 32

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burley 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elvina Mills in household of W G Mills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elvina Burleigh in household of James Burleigh, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elvanie Burleigh in household of Games Burleigh, "United States Census, 1860"

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