Louis P Abadie

1892–17 May 1955 (Age 63)
St. James, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Louis P

When Louis P Abadie was born in 1892, in St. James, Louisiana, United States, his father, John Abadie, was 72 and his mother, Mary Landry, was 62. He married Rommalie MatHieu on 23 November 1916, in Assumption, Louisiana, United States. He lived in Police Jury Ward 8, Assumption, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 May 1955, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 63.

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Louis P Abadie
Rommalie MatHieu
Marriage: 23 November 1916

Spouse and Children


    Rommalie MatHieu


23 November 1916
Assumption, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Abadie


    Mary Landry




    Alice Abbadie



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

1 Southern French: topographic name for someone living near an abadie, which means both ‘abbey’ and ‘family chapel’ (from Late Latin abbatia ‘priest's house’).2 Americanized spelling of Hungarian Abádi, a habitational name for someone from a place called Abád in Heves county, Abádszalók in Pest county, or other places named after the ancient Aba clan.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis Abadie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis P Abidie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis Abadie, "United States Census, 1920"

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