Adolph Firmin

15 June 1859–29 August 1946 (Age 87)
Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Adolph

When Adolph Firmin was born on 15 June 1859, in Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States, his father, Zenon A. "Zeno" Firmin, was 24 and his mother, Clarisse Bordelon, was 23. He married Amanda Dufour on 6 December 1886, in Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Plaucheville, Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 2, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 29 August 1946, in Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States.

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Adolph Firmin
Amanda Dufour
Marriage: 6 December 1886
Leda Firmin
Lammie Firmin
Lodo Firmin
Camille Noah Firmin
Adolph Laborde

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1886Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States
    Age 2
    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 23
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: from the medieval personal name Firmin (Latin Firminus, a derivative of firmus ‘firm’, ‘resolute’). This name was borne by several early saints, including two bishops of Amiens of the 2nd and 3rd centuries.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Adolphe Firmin in household of Zenon Firmin, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Adolphe Fermin in household of Ldamas Lemoine, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Adolphe Firmin, "United States Census, 1930"

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