Harold Bedrnard Chelette

Male3 November 1920–11 November 1991

Brief Life History of Harold Bedrnard

When Harold Bedrnard Chelette was born on 3 November 1920, in Urania, La Salle, Louisiana, United States, his father, Arthur William Chelette, was 22 and his mother, Lessie Lucille Thornhill, was 17. He had at least 1 daughter with Mildred Ruth Lawrence. He lived in Hodge, Jackson, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Police Jury Ward 2, Jackson, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 11 November 1991, at the age of 71, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Harold Bedrnard? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Harold Bedrnard Chelette
Mildred Ruth Lawrence
Patricia R Chelette

Sources (4)

  • Bernard H Chellete in household of Arthur W Chellete, "United States Census, 1930"
  • H Bernard Chelette, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Bernard Chellette, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

Children (1)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.


Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Honore, Marcelle.

Altered form, under the French influence in LA, of German Schletter: habitational name for someone from Schletta or Schlettau, placenames in Saxony.

History: The progenitor of the Chelettes was Mich(a)el Schletter from Germany, who settled in LA in the middle of the 18th century. His children bore the surnames Chelet(t)re and Chelette; the latter form is the one which survived.

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

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.