When Sylvestre Cesear De Brum Bossier was born on 29 June 1819, in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, his father, Sylvestre Cesaire Bossier, was 29 and his mother, Euphrosine Arnauld, was 27. He married Margaret Anne McDonald in 1839, in Union Springs, Sabine, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sabine, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 June 1862, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Union Springs, Sabine, Louisiana, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Marcel.
French: occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Old French bosse ‘barrel’.
History: Jean-Baptiste Bossier dit Lebrun from Castelsagrat in Tarn-et-Garonne, France, married Marie-Anne Chagneau in Natchitoches, LA, in 1728.
He died while serving the C.S.A. Co.B28 La. Inf. Sergt. Cause of death Measles. He married twice: (1) in 1839, to Margaret Ann McDonald for 19 years, they had 9 children together. (2) in 1859 to …
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