Rosa Landry

26 June 1872–24 December 1921 (Age 49)
New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Rosa

When Rosa Landry was born on 26 June 1872, in New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, her father, Placide Landry, was 22 and her mother, Amelia Broussard, was 24. She married Joseph Avuard DeRouen on 19 December 1887, in New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Police Jury Ward 7 Petite Anse, Iberia, Louisiana, United States for about 30 years and Ward One, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States in 1920. She died on 24 December 1921, in Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Avuard DeRouen
1869–
Rosa Landry
1872–1921
Marriage: 19 December 1887
Jack Derouen
1890–
Marie Armida DeRouen
1891–1972
Joseph Eval DeRouen
1893–1957
Adaoil DeRouen
1896–1932
Ellenie Derouen
1898–1985
Euphemon Derouen
1899–1969
Averie Derouen
1901–
Amelia Derouen
1901–1981
Desire Derouen
1905–1981
Laurent Derouen
1909–
Dorris Derouen
1914–

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Avuard DeRouen

    Male1869–Male

    Female1872–1921Female

MARRIAGE
19 December 1887
New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States
children

(11)

    Male1890–Male

    Marie Armida DeRouen

    Female1891–1972Female

    Male1893–1957Male

    Adaoil DeRouen

    Male1896–1932Male

    Ellenie Derouen

    Female1898–1985Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Placide Landry

    Male1849–1914Male

    Amelia Broussard

    Female1847–1897Female

siblings

(11)

    Sosthene Landry

    Male1870–1912Male

    Female1872–1921Female

    Ophelia Landry

    Female1873–Female

    Frederic Landry

    Male1875–Male

    Almire "Emilda" Landry

    Female1877–Female

+6 More Children

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1886

Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

French (also English, imported to Britain by the Normans): from the Germanic personal name Landric, a compound of land ‘land’ + rīc ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Landry in household of Placid Landry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rosa Derouen in household of Avery Derouen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa Derouen in household of Averard Derouen, "United States Census, 1920"

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