Omerine (Shaw) Ortego
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Omerine (Shaw) Ortego (1854 - 1931)

Omerine Ortego formerly Shaw
Born in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 18 Nov 1874 in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 77 in Tate Cove, Evangeline, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Omerine (Shaw) Ortego was born in 26 March 1854 to John F. Shaw and Christina Fontenot.[1]

Omerine married Athanase Ortego (~1846 - ~1932).[2] Their children were:

  1. Jean Edouard Ortego (1877 - 1950)
  2. Jean Edwin Ortego (1879 - ~1911).

Omerine died 8 Jul 1931 in Tate Cove, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.[3]


  1. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 May 2021), Hermetine Shaw in entry for John F Shaw, 1870
  2. "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), Athanas Ortego and Omerine Shaw, 18 Nov 1874; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,696.
  3. The Ville Platte Gazette, 11 Jul 1931, Page 6

Research Notes

The Bible transcription is a 3 page long Family History of a Bible belonging to John F. Shaw. Here is link to source of the transcription:

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