Horace Daigrepont

7 May 1909–13 July 1981 (Age 72)
Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Horace

When Horace Daigrepont was born on 7 May 1909, in Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States, his father, Elize Daigrepont, Jr, was 29 and his mother, Sedonia Dubroc, was 30. He married Mary or Marie Teresa Christen on 19 November 1935, in Guadalupe, Texas, United States. He lived in Fort Screven, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 13 July 1981, in Colorado, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Weimar, Colorado, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Daigrepont
Mary or Marie Teresa Christen
Marriage: 19 November 1935

Spouse and Children

19 November 1935
Guadalupe, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Elize Daigrepont, Jr


    Sedonia Dubroc




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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

French: of uncertain derivation; perhaps an altered spelling of Daigremont, a habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from any of several places named Aigremont, in France (Gard, Haute-Marne, Seine-et-Oise, Yonne) and the Belgian provinces of Liège and Luxembourg.

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

Sources (3)

  • Horace Daigrepont, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Horace Daigrepont, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1977"
  • Horace Daigrepont, "Find A Grave Index"

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