Joseph Cletus "Clay" Boudreaux

Brief Life History of Joseph Cletus "Clay"

When Joseph Cletus "Clay" Boudreaux was born on 11 April 1852, in Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste Hermogene Boudreaux, was 29 and his mother, Celeste Angelique Lejeune, was 24. He married Josephine Comeaux on 5 February 1876, in Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bayou Blue, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years.

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Joseph Cletus "Clay" Boudreaux
Josephine Comeaux
Marriage: 5 February 1876
Joseph Felicien Boudreaux
Agnes Comeaux
Eva Ada Boudreaux
Arthur Boudreaux
Flovice Boudreaux
Edward Clay Boudreaux
Elie Joseph Boudreaux Sr
Edna Boudreaux
Paul Boudreaux
Daisy Boudreaux

Sources (18)

  • Cetus Boudraux, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Cletus Boudreaux, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Clayton Boudreaux in entry for Clovis F Boudreaux, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Death Records and Certificates, 1835-1954"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Lucien, Michel, Ulysse, Antoine, Leonce, Alcide, Aldes, Anatole, Andre, Chantal.

French: variant of Boudreau and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

History: The LA Boudreaux family is of Acadian origin. They trace their ancestry to Michel Boudreau from La Rochelle and his wife, Michelle Aucoin, who were in Acadia by c. 1642.

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

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