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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Family Time Line

Joseph Cletus "Clay" Boudreaux
1852–
Josephine Comeaux
1862–1920
Marriage: 5 February 1876
Joseph Felicien Boudreaux
1878–1946
Agnes Comeaux
1879–1950
Eva Ada Boudreaux
1880–1966
Arthur Boudreaux
1882–
Flovice Boudreaux
1882–1935
Edward Clay Boudreaux
1885–1923
Elie Joseph Boudreaux Sr
1887–1957
Edna Boudreaux
1889–
Paul Boudreaux
1892–1921
Daisy Boudreaux
1894–1953

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"

World Events (8)

1863

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.

1886

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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