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.
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.