William Joseph Gauthier

17 March 1880–7 November 1954 (Age 74)
Batchelor, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Joseph

When William Joseph Gauthier was born on 17 March 1880, in Batchelor, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States, his father, Zenon Gauthier, was 34 and his mother, Emily Piper, was 26. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Mary "Maria" Bernadette Ellsworth. He lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward One, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 7 November 1954, in Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Gauthier
Mary "Maria" Bernadette Ellsworth
Charles Gauthier
William Joseph Gauthier Jr
Viola Gauthier
Augustine Gauthier
Joseph Gauthier
Justine Gauthier
Eula Mary Gauthier

Spouse and Children



    Charles Gauthier


    William Joseph Gauthier Jr


    Viola Gauthier


    Augustine Gauthier


    Joseph Gauthier


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Zenon Gauthier


    Emily Piper




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + hari, heri ‘army’ ( see Walter ). This name is also found in Switzerland and may have been brought to the U.S. from there.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willie Gauthier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Gauthier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie Gauthier, "United States Census, 1930"

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