Ovide Pierre Maurice was born in 1882 on March 26th to Ovide Lovenski and Rosalie Pellerin. He had 4 siblings who were named Marguerite Oriental, Jules, Lovinsky Joseph, and Anthony. Ovide also had 14 (fourteen) other half-siblings. He recalled his father driving around with his horse and carriage on Sunday afternoons so that he could pick up all of the children from their various homes around New Orleans.
Ovide Pierre Maurice married Odile Marie Peralt Dec 13 1903. They had 4 children: Angele, Ovide Jr, Therese, and Yvonne. They moved to Los Angeles in the 1940s with Ovide Jr and his family. Papa Maurice was an excellent gardener. He grew incredibly delicious fruits and vegetables. He talked about hunting bears and getting bit by a rattlesnake.
Ovide Maurice Sr ... He passed away in 1970.
1910 United States Federal Census Detail: Year: 1910; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 5, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T624_521; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 79; Image: 352.
1920 United States Federal Census Detail: Year: 1920; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 6, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T625_620; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 103; Image: .
1940 United States Federal Census Detail: Year: 1940; Census Place: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T627_1421; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 36-110.
California, Death Index, 1940-1997
New Orleans, Louisiana, Marriage Records Index, 1831-1920
U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 Detail: Number: 437-05-6870; Issue State: Louisiana; Issue Date: Before 1951.
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Detail: Registration Location: Orleans County, Louisiana; Roll: 1684918; Draft Board: 5.
U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Detail: The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (4th Registration) for the State of Louisiana; State Headquarters: Louisiana
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