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.
1875–1936
Josephine Breaux
1878–1953
Marriage: 23 December 1895
Agatha Truxillo
1896–1973
William Donat Truxillo
1898–1989
Horace D. Truxillo
1902–1970
Clarence John Truxillo
1904–1958
William J Truxillo Jr.
1908–

Spouse and Children

    William J Truxillo Sr.

    Male1875–1936Male

    Female1878–1953Female

MARRIAGE
23 December 1895
Thibodeaux, Lafourche, Louisiana
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Amadeo "Leo" Simonatrelle Breaux or Braud

    Male1828–1906Male

    Marie Desie Boudreaux

    Female1843–1878Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1866–1949Male

    Male1867–1938Male

    Martial Robert Breaux

    Male1870–Male

    Trasimond ( Treasimane) Breaux

    Male1872–Male

    Paul Amadeo Breaux

    Male1876–Male

+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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