Louis Albert Babin

Male19 August 1839–1887

Brief Life History of Louis Albert

When Louis Albert Babin was born on 19 August 1839, in Ascension, Louisiana, United States, his father, Nicolas Babin, was 29 and his mother, Marie Antoinette Breaux, was 26. He died in 1887, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Nicolas Babin
1810–1842
Marie Antoinette Breaux
1812–
Joseph Alexandre Babin
1838–
Louis Albert Babin
1839–1887
Joseph Nicolas Babin
1842–1845

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  • Albert Babiu in household of Theodule Landry, "United States Census, 1880"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (7)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 24

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Alcide, Andre, Colette, Lucien, Alcee, Amede, Amedee, Ancil, Angelle, Aurele, Benoit.

French: nickname derived from bab-, an onomatopoeic root indicating pouting or stuttering. This surname is found mainly in LA and TX. Compare Babine and Burbine .

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the personal name Babe , formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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

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