Agnes Valerie Lirrette

1883–1955 (Age 72)
Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Agnes Valerie

Agnes Valerie Lirrette was born on 17 February 1883, in Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States. She married Robert Honly Sanders on 6 February 1901, in Montegut, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1920 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 18 February 1955, in Vidor, Orange, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Williamson Cemetery, Vidor, Orange, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Agnes Valerie Lirrette
1883–1955
Robert Honly Sanders
1870–1930
Marriage: 6 February 1901
Laura Jane Sanders
1902–1969
Robert Hunly Sanders Jr.
1908–1969

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1901
Montegut, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

French: of uncertain derivation; possibly related to loir, ‘dormouse’, noted in folk belief for its laziness.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Sanders in household of Robert Sanders, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Agnes Sanders in household of Robert Sanders, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Agnes Sanders, "United States Census, 1930"

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