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Hyacinth Chovet (1840 - aft. 1901)

Hyacinth Chovet
Born in Belgiummap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1866 in Belgiummap
Descendants descendants
Died after at about age 60 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Aug 2009
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Hyacinth Chovet was born in Belgium in 1840. [1]


In 1866, at the age of about 26, Hyacithe Chovet married a 19 year old woman named Victoire in Belgium. They would have five children together, but only four survived to 1900. [1]


Laura Chovet Pitre (1874) [1]
Alex Chovet (1886)


The Chovet family left Belgium in 1882 for the United States, ultimately renting a farm in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. [1]

Residence in 1900

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana [1]
Household Members:
Hyacinth Chovet, M; Head; White; both parents born in Belgium
Victoire Chovet, F; Wife; White; both parents born in Belgium
Alix Chovet, F; Daughter; White; b. Aug 1886 in Louisiana
Leopold Chovet, M; G/son; White; b.May 1892 in La; father: Belgium, mother: Louisiana
Martha Chovet, F; G/daughter; White; b.Apr 1894 in La; father: Belgium, mother: La
Next door:
Pierre Pitre, M; Head; White; b. Dec 1869, La; both parents: La
Laura Chovet Pitre, F; Wife; White; b. July 1874; m.1889; 5 children/4 surv.


Hyacinth Chovet died in Louisiana some time after 1900. source needed


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 November 2016), Hyacinth Chovet, Ward 1, Justice of Peace Ward 2 (excl. Opelousas town), St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50, sheet 9B, family 147, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,580.

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