MARIE LEUCRETIA BLANCHARD

8 November 1875–January 1965 (Age 89)
Loreauville, Iberia, Louisiana, United States

The Life of MARIE LEUCRETIA

When MARIE LEUCRETIA BLANCHARD was born on 8 November 1875, in Loreauville, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, her father, Jean Baptiste Blanchard, was 28 and her mother, Isabelle Elizabeth Borel, was 32. She married Emile Bourque on 11 January 1892, in Iberia, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Iberia, Louisiana, United States in 1920 and Police Jury Ward 3, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in January 1965, in Catahoula, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saint Martinville, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emile Bourque
1870–1934
MARIE LEUCRETIA BLANCHARD
1875–1965
Marriage: 11 January 1892
Emor Bourque
1892–1965
Isabelle Bourque
1895–1961
Emile Bourque
1897–1923
Isaac Bourque
1901–1956
Exille Bourque
1903–
Dozita Bourque
1905–1973
Eva Bourque
1906–
August Bourque
1908–
Orges Bourque
1910–
Pauline Bourque
1913–1954
Antonie Bourque
1915–
Percy Joseph Bourque
1920–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1892
Iberia, Louisiana, United States
children

(12)

    Emor Bourque

    Male1892–1965Male

    Isabelle Bourque

    Female1895–1961Female

    Emile Bourque

    Male1897–1923Male

    Isaac Bourque

    Male1901–1956Male

    Exille Bourque

    Female1903–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eucrecia Burk in household of Emile Burk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucresia Bourk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ducresa Bourque in household of Emile Bourque, "United States Census, 1930"

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