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Walita (Jones) Trouillier (1910 - 1994)

Walita Trouillier formerly Jones
Born in Louisiana, USAmap
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Daughter of [father unknown] and
Sister of , , , , [private sister (1910s - unknown)], [private sister (1910s - 2000s)], [private brother (1910s - unknown)] and
Wife of [private husband (1910s - 2000s)]
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private son (1930s - unknown)], [private daughter (1930s - unknown)] and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died at age 84 in Lafon Nursing Home, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAmap
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Walita Jones was born on 30 March 1910 at Louisiana, USA.[1] She appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 in the household of her parents, Walter L. Jones and Marie Ursula (Nabonne) Jones, at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.[2] She appeared on the census of 7 Feb. 1920 in the household of her parents at 323 North Rocheblave St., New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.[3] She graduated from Xavier University, Louisiana.[4]

She married Lionel Joseph Trouillier, son of Alcidase Trouillier and Rita (--?--), in Dec. 1934 in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. [5]

She and Lionel Joseph appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.[6]

Walita died on 10 May 1994 at Lafon Nursing Home, New Orleans, Louisiana, at age 84 and was buried at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.[4]


The Times Picayune
14 May 1994
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Trouillier - Walita Trouillier, a retired teacher for the Orleans Parish public school system, died Tuesday at Lafon Nursing Home. She was 84. Mrs. Trouillier was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. She was a graduate of McDonough No. 35 High School and Xavier University. She was named Pioneer of Education in St. Landry Parish. She was a member of Corpus Christi Senior Citizens Association. Survivors include her husband, Lionel J. Trouillier Sr.; two sons, Lionel Jr. and Glenn Trouillier; a daughter, Merle T. Zimmerman; a brother, Oliver Jones; two sisters, Ellen J. Burgoyne and Elva Ashford; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.[4]


16 April 1910

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA.

  • Jones, Walter L. age 28 m1 m 4 yrs b. LA Barber.
  • Marie wife age 28 m 4 yrs 4 children 4 living b. LA.
  • Winona dau age 4 b. LA.
  • William son age 2 b. LA.
  • Walter son age 1 6/12 b. LA.
  • Wanita dau age 0/12 b. LA.
  • Julia mother age 69 widow 11 children 2 living b. LA.
  • Taylor, Dilder niece age 8 b. LA.[2]
7 Feb. 1920

323 North Rocheblave St., New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA.

  • Jones, Walter age 39 b. LA.
  • Marie wife age 39 b. LA.
  • Winona dau age 12 b. LA.
  • William son age 11 b. LA.
  • Walter son age 10 b. LA.
  • Walita dau age 9 . LA.
  • Gladstone age 8 b. LA.
  • Marie dau age 7 b. LA.
  • Elnin dau age 6 b. LA.
  • Oliver son age 1 b. LA.
  • Zilda niece age 18 b. LA.[3]


  1. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Walita M. Trouillier.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Year: 1910; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T624_520; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1374533 1910 US Census. Walter L Jones.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Year: 1920; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 4, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T625_620; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 73 1920 US Census. Walter Jones.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Walita Trouillier Obituary 14 May 1994. Times Picayune. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  5. Louisiana Vital Records Index. Louisiana Secretary of State.
    • "1934 mon. 12. Bride: JONES, WALITA MARIE. groom: TROUILLIER, LIONEL JOSEPH. pom: Orleans Parish. Page: 2548 Volume: 53.
  6. Year: 1940; Census Place: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T627_1421; Page: 61B; Enumeration District: 36-114 1940 US Census. Lionel Trouillier.


  • Thank you to Phil Smith for creating WikiTree profile Jones-17263.

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