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Emelie Therese (Bonvillain) Giroir (1836 - 1897)

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Emelie Therese (Euranie) "Euranie" Giroir formerly Bonvillain
Born in Terrebonne, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 28 Feb 1870 in Terrebonne Parish, LA, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 18 Feb 2019 | Created 13 Oct 2012
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Euranie Bonvillain appears to be the daughter of Pierre Marcellin Bonvillain and Emelie Thibodeau that was baptized Emelie Therese Bonvillain on 7 June 1836.[1][2]

Euranie was noted to be 14 years old in the 1850 Census[3]

Marielin Bonvillain M 45 Louisiana
Emilie Bonvillain F 31 Louisiana
Ophilia Bonvillain F 16 Louisiana
Euranie Bonvillain F 14 Louisiana
Bannon Bonvillain M 12 Louisiana
Ernest Bonvillain M 10 Louisiana
Eululie Bonvillain F 8 Louisiana
Claiborne Bonvillain M 6 Louisiana
Elodie Bonvillain F 4 Louisiana
Adelina Bonvillain F 2 Louisiana
Antoine Ranson M 26 Louisiana

She married Jean Baptiste Girouard on 28 February 1870 at Houma, Louisiana.[4]


  1. Determining which child of Pierre Marcellin Bonvillain & Emelie Thibodeau is which using baptism and census records, spreadsheet developed by Donna Storz on 17 Feb 2019.
  2. Hebert, Rev. Donald J. South Louisiana Records: Lafourche ~ Terrebonne Volume 1 (1794-1840). (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1978): p.72 . Text: ::BONVILLAIN, Emelie Therese (Marcellin & Emelie THIBODEAUX) b. 7 June 1836 (Thib.Ch.:v.3, #1143)
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Marielin Bonvillain, Terrebonne parish, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States; citing family 440, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. Hebert, Rev. Donald J. South Louisiana Records: Lafourche~Terrebonne Volume 4 (1861-1870). (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1979): p.89 & p.284 . Text:
    • BONVILLAIN, Uranie (Marcelin & Emilie TIBODEAU) m. 28 Feb. 1870 Jean B. GIROIR (Houma Ct. Hse.:Mar. v.9, #66)
    • BONVILLAIN, Uranie (Marcelin & Emilie THIBODEAUX) m. 28 Feb. 1870 Jean Baptiste GIROIR (Houma Ch.:v.4, #43)
    • GIROIR, Jean Baptiste (Auguste & Rosalie COMEAU) m. 28 Feb. 1870 Uranie BONVILAIN (Houma Ct. Hse.:Mar. v.9, #66)
    • GIROIR, Jean Baptiste (Auguste & Rosalie COMEAU) m. 28 Feb. 1870 Uranie BONVILAIN (Houma Ch.:v.4, #43)

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