Agnes Bernardine Chastang

Female21 May 1908–23 May 1987

Brief Life History of Agnes Bernardine

When Agnes Bernardine Chastang was born on 21 May 1908, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Vincent Chastang, was 35 and her mother, Rosa Evans, was 31. She married Joseph Ellis Weeks on 16 April 1932. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 14 Foley and Magnolia Springs, Baldwin, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 23 May 1987, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Magnolia Springs, Baldwin, Alabama, United States.

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Joseph Ellis Weeks
Agnes Bernardine Chastang
Marriage: 16 April 1932
Erma Saphronia Weeks
Patricia Weeks
Voncile Raphael Weeks Wynne

Sources (9)

  • Agnes Weeks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
  • Mrs Agnes Weeks in entry for Ellis Joseph Weeks, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1932
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

    Age 6

    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 21

    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 (southern): from Occitan castanh ‘chestnut tree’ (from Latin castanea), a topographic name for someone living by a chestnut tree or a group of them, or a habitational name from (Le) Chastang, the name of several places in the southern part of France. Compare Chestang .

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

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