Paul Justilien Theriot

1870–1948 (Age 77)
Lafourche, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Paul Justilien

When Paul Justilien Theriot was born on 29 December 1870, in Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, his father, Alexandre Lepine Theriot, was 20 and his mother, Ella Marie Darden, was 22. He married Emelie Lefort in August 1893, in Lafourche, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ward, Allen, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Ward Three, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 25 August 1948, at the age of 77, and was buried in Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States.

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Paul Justilien Theriot
Emelie Lefort
Marriage: August 1893
Marie Beatrix Theriot

Spouse & Children

August 1893
Lafourche, Louisiana, United States


  • Marie Beatrix Theriot


Parents & Siblings

  • Alexandre Lepine Theriot


  • Ella Marie Darden




  • Male1870–1948Male

  • Robert Guy Theriot


  • Mary Ella Theriot


  • Marie Meloe Theriot


  • Joseph Richardson Theriot


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1872 · The First National Park

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Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

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A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

LA spelling of French Theriault .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Justy P Theriot, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gustelin Theriot in household of Alexander Theriot, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Paul Justy Theriot, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Death Records and Certificates, 1835-1954"

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