Josephine Breaux

30 April 1878–13 December 1953 (Age 75)
Lockport, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Breaux was born on 30 April 1878, in Lockport, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, her father, Amadeo "Leo" Simonatrelle Breaux or Braud, was 50 and her mother, Marie Desie Boudreaux, was 35. She married William J Truxillo Sr. on 23 December 1895. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Police Jury Ward 5, Assumption, Louisiana, United States in 1910. She died on 13 December 1953, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William J Truxillo Sr.
Josephine Breaux
Marriage: 23 December 1895
Agatha Truxillo
William Donat Truxillo
Horace D. Truxillo
Clarence John Truxillo
William J Truxillo Jr.

Spouse and Children

    William J Truxillo Sr.



23 December 1895
Thibodeaux, Lafourche, Louisiana


Parents and Siblings

    Amadeo "Leo" Simonatrelle Breaux or Braud


    Marie Desie Boudreaux






    Martial Robert Breaux


    Trasimond ( Treasimane) Breaux


    Paul Amadeo Breaux


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Truxille in household of Nellie Truxille, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Trufillo in household of George Oncale, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Truxillo in household of William J Truxillo Sr., "United States Census, 1930"

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