Henry Louis Ovide Gelpi Plauché

1881–1964 (Age 82)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Henry Louis Ovide Gelpi

When Henry Louis Ovide Gelpi Plauché was born on 5 June 1881, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, Francois Henri Ovide Plauché, was 31 and his mother, Marie Carmelite Alice Gelpi, was 23. He married Marie Leda Hincks on 1 October 1907, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 4 January 1964, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Louis Ovide Gelpi Plauché
Marie Leda Hincks
Marriage: 1 October 1907
Mildred Marie Rosa Plauché
Henry Hester Plauché Sr.

Spouse & Children

1 October 1907
Orleans, Louisiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Francois Henri Ovide Plauché


  • Marie Carmelite Alice Gelpi




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 possibly a variant of German Ploch .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Plache, from Czech plachý ‘shy’ and cognate with Polish Ploch 3.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Planche, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Plauche in household of Joseph A Hincks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mr Henry Plauche, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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