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Alexandrine Desessart (abt. 1838 - abt. 1918)

Alexandrine Desessart aka Dominique
Born about in Opelousas County, Louisiane, États-Unis d'Amériquemap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 19 Mar 1859 in St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiane, États-Unis d'Amériquemap
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Biography

Alexandrine Desessart was born in Louisiana on January 3, 1838 in Opelousas, Louisiana to Emelienne Chenevert of Point Coupee, Louisiana.[1]

She married Diomede Celmis Dominique on March 17, 1859 in the Opelousas Courthouse and had the marriage blessed on March 19 in St. Landry Catholic Church.[2][3]

Known children of the marriage:
  1. Leon Dominique (c.1860)
  2. Felice Dominique (c.1863)
  3. Charles Dominique (c.1866)
  4. Marie Ena Dominique (c.1870)
  5. Blanche V. Dominique (c.1872)
  6. Henri A. Dominique (c.1874)

In 1880 she lived with her husband and children in Opelousas. Her mother lived with them.[4] By 1900 she was widowed, but still lived in Opelousas with several of her children, one of whom was widowed with three children.[5]

Alexandrine Desessart Dominique died In St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, on April 6, 1918. [6]

Sources

  1. Hebert, Donald J., Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900 ("SWLR"), CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publications Division, 2001);
    citing St. Landry Catholic Church record (OPEL. CH.: V. 4, P. 189). (Mother also listed as HENERY, born Pt. Coupee, died 1885, Pt. Coupee)
  2. Hebert, SWLR CD: :citing (OPEL. CT. HSE.: MAR # 1359; OPEL. CH.: V.2, # 308)
  3. "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QKJH-B7XV : 15 October 2015), Celmis Dominique and Alexandrine Dessessarts, 17 Mar 1859; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,695.
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDXX-DZ9 : 13 July 2016), Alexandrian Dominique in household of Celonis Dominique, Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 38, sheet 113C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0469; FHL microfilm 1,254,469.
    Household Members:
    Celonis Dominique Self M 41 France
    Alexandrian Dominique Wife F 42 Loisiana
    Leon A Dominique Son M 20 Louisiana
    Felice Dominique Daughter F 17 Louisiana
    Charles Dominique Son M 12 Louisiana
    Mary Dominique Daughter F 9 Louisiana
    Blanche V Dominique Daughter F 8 Louisiana
    Henry A Dominique Son M 4 Louisiana
    Ameliann Lonstramn Mother-in-law F 55 Louisiana
  5. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSR7-QSR : 20 January 2015), Alexandra Dominique, Opelousas town, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing sheet 13B, family 261, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,580.
    Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    Alexandra Dominique Head Female 72 Louisiana
    Leon Dominique Son Male 40 Louisiana
    Leon Burr Dominique Grandson Male 10 Louisiana
    Rita Dominique Granddaughter Female 7 Louisiana
    James O Dominique Grandson Male 5 Louisiana
    Charlie Dominique Son Male 34 Louisiana
    Marie Dominique Daughter Female 29 Louisiana
    Blanche Dominique Daughter Female 27 Louisiana
    Henry Dominique Son Male 25 Louisiana
  6. "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3SF-H7Z : 12 December 2014), [Mrs] Selmis Dominque, 06 Apr 1918; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 5858, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,364,701.


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Alexandrine Desessart is my 1st cousin 4 times removed.

ALEXANDRINE, BORN JANUARY SECOND OR THIRD 1838, (OPEL. CH.: V. 4, P. 189). (MOTHER: EMELIENNE CHENEVERT, ALSO LISTED AS HENERY, ORN PT. COUPEE, DIED 1885, T. COUPEE), MARRIED DIOMEDE CELMIS DOMINQUE MARCH 17, 1859, (OPEL. CT. HSE.: MAR # 1359; MARRIED MARCH 19, 1859, OPEL. CH.: V.2, # 308); DIED APRIL 6, 1918, OPELOUSAS.

HEBERT'S RECORDS LIST PLACE AND DATE OF BIRTH AS JANUARY 3, 1838 IN OPELOUSAS, LA.

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