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Celeste Fruge (1825 - 1850)

Celeste Fruge
Born in St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Calcasieu, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Biography

Celeste Fruge was born to Louis Fruge and Marie Louise Celeste Teal on 27 December 1825 and was baptized 2 August 1826.[1] Her gravestone indicates she was born on this date in 1820, but that is not correct.[2]

It's not known exactly when she wed Richard Cole, but at the time of the 1850 US Census, they were living in Calcasieu Parish and had a 7 year old child, suggesting they wed about 1842.[3] However, that child's gravestone does give her date of birth at 1 January 1845.[4] Their marriage is noted in the publication "Cole Foot Prints" but no information is given on her other than she was Richard's first wife.[5] Celeste's gravestone indicates she died in 1850[2], the date of the previously mentioned 1850 census is 8 December 1850.[3]


Sources

  1. Hebert, Rev. Donald J.. Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900). CD. Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1999-2000. Text:
    FRUGE, Celeste (Louis FRIGE & Marie Louise Celeste TEEL) b. 27 Dec. 1825, bt. 2 Aug. 1826 Spons: Joseph LANGLOIS & Marie Louise LANGLOIS. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.350)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Find A Grave Memorial for Celeste Fruge Cole, accessed 9 Apr 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCJQ-27K : 9 November 2014), Celeste Cole in household of Richard Cole, Calcasieu parish, part of, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States; citing family 192, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. Find a Grave Memorial for Sarah Ann Cole Shirley, accessed 19 Apr 2017.
  5. Denys, Camellia T., Cole foot prints : Cole and some related families, Rentfroe, Curtis, Courtney, Hayes, Simmons, Hall, Hebert : maps, sketches, pictures, genealogies, pedigrees, Genealogical Society of Utah d.b.a FamilySearch, p.126.

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Michael Fontenot for creating WikiTree profile Fruge-221 through the import of Fontenot_2013-08-22.ged on Aug 22, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.




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