Eloi Menard

30 November 1890–14 August 1955 (Age 64)
Rayne, Acadia, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Eloi

When Eloi Menard was born on 30 November 1890, in Rayne, Acadia, Louisiana, United States, his father, Neuville Menard, was 33 and his mother, Marie Odilia Miller, was 28. He had at least 1 son with Philomene Trahan. He lived in Ward One, Acadia, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 August 1955, in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Youngsville, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.

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Eloi Menard
Philomene Trahan
Lawrence James Menard

Spouse and Children


    Philomene Trahan




Parents and Siblings

    Neuville Menard


    Marie Odilia Miller




    Angelina Menard


    Amelina Menard


    Emelina Menard


    Joseph Menard


    Pierre Placide Menard


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

French (Ménard): variant of Maynard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eloi Menard in household of Neuville Menard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eloi Menard in household of Nelville Menard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eloi Menard, "Find A Grave Index"

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