Louisa Manuel

Female10 December 1879–

Brief Life History of Louisa

When Louisa Manuel was born on 10 December 1879, in Ville Platte, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, her father, Adolph Manuel, was 45 and her mother, Louisa Young, was 45. She married Doremus Fontenot on 6 August 1895, in Ville Platte, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ward Two, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Ward One, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States for about 5 years.

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Doremus Fontenot
Louisa Manuel
Marriage: 6 August 1895
Emare Fontenot
Aza Fontenot
Eva Fontenot
Jean Pierre Fontenot
Ella Fontenot
Doremus Fontenot
Mabel Fontenat

Sources (11)

  • Louisa Fontenat, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louisa Manuel, "Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830, 1854-1934"
  • Louise Manuel, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1895Ville Platte, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 3

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 31

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, English, and Welsh: from the personal name Manuel, a short form of Emanuel . Compare Manwill .

    Catalan and Spanish: possibly also a habitational name from Manuel in Valencia province.

    Americanized form of any of various other European surnames derived from Emanuel , for example the Greek and Serbian patronymics Manouilidis and Manojlović (see Manojlovic ), respectively.

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

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