Josephine Anna Madere

1897–12 July 1963 (Age 66)
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine Anna

When Josephine Anna Madere was born in 1897, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, Owen McAllister Madère, was 36 and her mother, Mary Alice Des Carlos, was 27. She married James Alcied Luke Sr. on 27 May 1914, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 12 July 1963, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Alcied Luke Sr.
Josephine Anna Madere
Marriage: 27 May 1914
James Alcied Luke Jr.
Archibald Linward Luke
Stanley Jules Luke
Ardath Rita Luke
Florian Albert Luke

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1914Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 3
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 19
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 439;2007: 908; 2010: 1087)Some characteristic forenames: French Chantel, Antoine, Emile, Jacques, Leonce, Odette, Pierre.French (Madère): from the feminine form of Mader 3.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Josephine A. Madere - Government record: birth-name: Josephine A. Madere
    • Josephine Luke, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Josephine Mader, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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