Lucretia Melancon

23 April 1861–3 March 1951 (Age 89)
Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Lucretia

When Lucretia Melancon was born on 23 April 1861, in Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States, her father, Joseph Aladin Melancon, was 27 and her mother, Philomene Guidry, was 19. She married Joseph Alcide Usie Sr on 13 May 1880, in Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Louisiana, United States in 1870. She died on 3 March 1951, in Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Alcide Usie Sr
1862–1900
Lucretia Melancon
1861–1951
Marriage: 13 May 1880
Elphage Usie
1882–1942
Mederic Usie
1891–1950
Moise Use
1895–1922
Noelie Use
1896–1962
Joseph Alcide Usie Jr.
1899–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1880
Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States
children

(5)

    Elphage Usie

    Male1882–1942Male

    Male1891–1950Male

    Male1895–1922Male

    Noelie Use

    Female1896–1962Female

    Joseph Alcide Usie Jr.

    Male1899–1985Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Aladin Melancon

    Male1833–1905Male

    Philomene Guidry

    Female1842–1901Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1861–1951Female

    Horacia Melancon

    Female1865–Female

    Hermine Melancon

    Female1867–1932Female

    Nezida Melancon

    Female1869–Female

    Ermina Melancon

    Female1872–1951Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 7

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

French: nickname from a dialect word meaning ‘melancholic’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucretia Melancon in household of Aladin Melancon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucrestia Melancon, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Lucrestia Melancon, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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