Antoine Goudeau

1822–
Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Antoine

When Antoine Goudeau was born in 1822, in Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States, his father, Antoine Godeau, was 16 and his mother, Catherine Marcotte, was 25. He married Celine Charles Francois on 27 March 1849, in Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Antoine Goudeau
1822–
Celine Charles Francois
1832–
Marriage: 27 March 1849
Lea Goudeau
1852–
Myrtile Goudeau
1855–
Roy Myrtile Goudeau
1855–
Mathilda Goudeau
1856–
Leonard Goudeau
1857–
Adelma Goudeau
1861–
Marie Antoinette Goudeau
1863–
Zelien Goudeau
1865–1938

Spouse and Children

    Male1822–Male

    Celine Charles Francois

    Female1832–Female

MARRIAGE
27 March 1849
Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States
children

(8)

    Lea Goudeau

    Female1852–Female

    Myrtile Goudeau

    Female1855–Female

    Roy Myrtile Goudeau

    Male1855–Male

    Mathilda Goudeau

    Female1856–Female

    Leonard Goudeau

    Male1857–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Antoine Godeau

    Male1806–1850Male

    Catherine Marcotte

    Female1797–1860Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1863

Age 41

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

French:1. from a personal name, a short form of the various Germanic compound names with the first element gōd ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’. 2. from a diminutive of Old French gode, in various dialects a term for a simpleton. This name is found chiefly in LA.

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

Sources (1)

  • Anthony Gaudeau in entry for Zelien Gaudeau, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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