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Jules Rene Foret (1884 - 1925)

Jules Rene (Jules) Foret
Born in Ville Platte, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 15 Dec 1904 (to 15 Jun 1925) in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
[children unknown]
Died at age 40 in Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2009
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Jules Foret lived in Louisiana.

Jules Rene Foret, son of unknown parents, was born in Ville Platte, Louisiana in late 1884.

He married Armide Pitre in St. Landry, Louisiana in 1904.[1]

Known children of the marriage:[2]
  1. Oswald "Dick" Foret
  2. Rene Foret
  3. Ada Foret
  4. Francis Foret (c.1920-2010)

He was 33 when he registered for the draft in Ville Platte in 1918, naming his wife as next of kin. He was described as medium height and weight, with black hair and grey eyes.[3]

He was forty years old when he died in Ville Platte, Louisiana in 1925.[4] He was buried at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery in Ville Platte, Louisiana.[5]


  1. "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2020), Mr Jules Foret and Miss Armide Pitre, 15 Dec 1904; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,700. Image of record included.
    Marriage Date: 15 Dec 1904
    Event Place: St. Landry, Louisiana, United States
    Name: Mr Jules Foret
    Sex: Male
    Spouse's Name: Miss Armide Pitre
    Spouse's Sex: Female
  2. "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011", database, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2020), Jules Foret in entry for Mr Francis Foret, 2010.
  3. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 October 2019), Louisiana > Evangeline Parish; A-T > image 1856 of 4447; citing NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 April 2020), Jules R Foret, 15 Jun 1925; citing Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, certificate number 7946, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,378,573.
    Death Date: 15 Jun 1925
    Event Place: Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana
    Name: Jules R Foret
    Sex: Male
    Age: 40y 6m 7d
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 1885
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1885
    Birthplace: Ville Platte, Louisiana
    Certificate Number: 7946
    Record Number: 1997
  5. Find a Grave, database and images: accessed 16 February 2021, memorial page for Jules Rene Foret (12 Nov 1884–15 Jun 1925), Find A Grave: Memorial #197580054, citing Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, USA; Maintained by GIMV (contributor 49782891). Photo of grave included.

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