Israel Breaux

5 January 1872–24 June 1951 (Age 79)
Mermentau Prairie, Acadia, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Breaux was born on 5 January 1872, in Mermentau Prairie, Acadia, Louisiana, United States, his father, Lucien Breaux, was 31 and his mother, Josephine Thibodeaux, was 32. He married Eve Diene Istre about 1895, in Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Ward Five, Acadia, Louisiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 June 1951, in Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Breaux
1872–1951
Eve Diene Istre
1877–1961
Marriage: about 1895
Emelia Breaux
1895–1931
Delma Breaux
1896–1939
Edgar Breaux
1899–1938
Evelyn Breaux
1901–1938
Ida Breaux
1903–1937
Paula Breaux
1906–1906
Agnes Breaux
1909–1967
Nora Breaux
1911–2000
Ambrose Breaux
1913–2001
Josephine Breaux
1922–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1895
Louisiana, United States
children

(10)

    Emelia Breaux

    Female1895–1931Female

    Delma Breaux

    Male1896–1939Male

    Edgar Breaux

    Male1899–1938Male

    Evelyn Breaux

    Female1901–1938Female

    Ida Breaux

    Female1903–1937Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1840–Male

    Josephine Thibodeaux

    Female1839–1918Female

siblings

(6)

    Marie Elea Breaux

    Female1868–Female

    Elizabeth Breaux

    Female1870–1935Female

    Male1872–1951Male

    Pamella Breaux

    Female1877–1934Female

    Euranie Breaux

    Female1878–1933Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 4

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 22

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

French (Bréaux): metathesized form of Beraud, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ber(n) ‘bear’ + wald ‘rule’. Compare Braud , Brault .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Israiel Breaux, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Israel Breaux, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Israel Breaux in entry for Ida Breaux Latiolais, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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