Odile Marie (Peralt) Maurice

Odile Marie (Peralt) Maurice (1884 - 1979)

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Odile Marie Maurice formerly Peralt aka Peralta
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in New Orleans, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Los Angeles, California, USAmap
Peralt-1 created 14 May 2014 | Last modified | Last edit: 1 Dec 2017
22:31: Denyse Baham edited the Biography for Odile (Peralt) Maurice. [Thank Denyse for this]
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Categories: Louisiana African-Americans | MtDNA Haplogroup L2a1c | New Orleans, Louisiana | Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California | Louisiana Families.

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Odile Marie Peralt was born in 1884 to Arthur Peralt and Salamine Mazet. She had 3 sisters: Cecilia Josephine, Edna, and Marguerite.

Odile married Ovide Pierre Maurice on December 13, 1903. They had 4 children: Angele Rosalie, Ovide Pierre Jr, Therese Lucrece, and Yvonne. Unfortunately, Therese died as a toddler when she pulled a pot of boiling water down on herself.

In the 1940s, Mama and Papa Maurice moved to Los Angeles with their son, Ovide, and his family. Mama Odile helped raise grandchildren and great-grandchildren from the day they came home from the hospital. She combed hair, cooked, changed diapers, etc., etc..

Mama and Papa lived with Ovide Jr until they each passed away. Odile Marie Peralt Maurice ... She passed away in 1979, on March 29th.


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

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 Detail: Number: 557-21-3286; Issue State: California; Issue Date: 1973.

First-hand information as remembered by Denyse Baham, Wednesday, May 14, 2014.


  • 23andMe DNA Relatives confirms the 2nd cousin relationship between Denyse Baham and A Banks. (159 cM, 2.14% shared, 9 segments)

This confirms their common ancestors Ovide Maurice Sr and Odile Peralt Maurice.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Odile by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • A Banks : Mitochondrial DNA Test Other, haplogroup L2a1c
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Marriage Certificate: Odile Maurice and Ovide Maurice Sr
Marriage Certificate: Odile Maurice and Ovide Maurice Sr

Ovide and Odile Maurice 1970
Ovide and Odile Maurice 1970

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