1853 Yellow Fever Deaths in LaFourche Parish, Louisiana

The following deaths by the prevailing epidemic, have occurred in the parish of Lafourche, (out of the Corporation of Thibodaux), from the 21st of August up to date.

All persons are from Louisiana unless noted.

  • Pierre Boute, age 40 years, France, 21 August 1853
  • Etienne Perilloux, age 19 years, 21 August 1853
  • Clara Portier, age 4 years, 22 August 1853
  • Mde. Auseline Boudraux, age 40 years, 24 August 1853
  • son of H. Hymel, age 2 days, 25 August 1853
  • Mrs J. P. Bourg, age 48 years, 30 August 1853
  • child of J. Laisne, age 18 months, 31 August 1853
  • Mrs Henry Traigle, age 37 years, 31 August 1853
  • Cleophas Toups, age 15 years, 1 September 1853
  • Mrs Hermogene Ayot, age 22 years, 5 September 1853
  • child of Trasimond Richard, age 1 year, 6 September 1853
  • Adam Perilloux, Jr., age 33 years, 8 September 1853
  • child of D. Triche, age 15 months, 8 September 1853
  • Mary Olymphe Naquin, age 10 years, 8 September 1853
  • Mr Ovile Triche, age 40 years, 8 September 1853
  • F. Portier, age 2 years, 8 September 1853
  • Valmont Portier, age 10 years, 8 September 1853
  • Victorine Portier, age 18 years, 10 September 1853
  • Azelia Portier, age 16 years, 10 September 1853
  • Miss M. Bougeois, age 20 years, 10 September 1853
  • child of Aug. Aucoin, age 1 year, 10 September 1853
  • Mrs Emile Juge, age 25 years, 11 September 1853
  • Mary O. Portier, age 5 years, 11 September 1853
  • Mrs J. Haydel, age 28 years, 13 September 1853
  • Mrs J. J. Rousseau, age 35 years, 13 September 1853
  • Mrs Vileor Levert, age 22 years, 13 September 1853
  • Mrs Theodule Morillon, age 22 years, 13 September 1853
  • Mr Victorin Portier, age 45 years, 14 September 1853
  • J. C. Richard, age 61 years, 14 September 1853
  • J. M. LeBbanc, age 45 years, 14 September 1853
  • Wm. Vicnner, age 35 years, Germany, 15 September 1853
  • Mrs Vincent Levront, age 48 years, 16 September 1853
  • Mr Urbain Poche, age 50 years, 16 September 1853
  • Antoine Hacman, age 60 years, 17 September 1853
  • Miss Melasie Himel, age 16 years, 17 September 1853
  • Olesi Bourgeois, age 18 years, 17 September 1853
  • Mrs Valery Roger, age 38 years, 17 September 1853
  • Thomas Kenny, age 42 years, Ireland, 18 September 1853
  • Mrs Jacques Toups, age 42 years, 19 September 1853
  • Miss Anastasie Deslattes, age 20 years, 19 September 1853
  • Chas. Richard, age 30 years, France, 20 September 1853
  • Euselien Bergeron, age 26 years, 21 September 1853
  • J. B. Boudreaux, dit Blaise, age 50 years, 22 September 1853
  • Mrs Arcene Boudreaux, age 23 years, 22 September 1853
  • Miss Eliza Prejean, age 10 months, 22 September 1853
  • an unknown, Ireland, 22 September 1853
  • Mrs F. Maronge, age 35 years, 23 September 1853
  • Thimothe Gerrety, age 34 years, Ireland, 23 September 1853
  • Patrick Nugent, age 33 years, Ireland, 24 September 1853
  • Valere Bourg, age 36 years, 24 September 1853
  • Mrs David Besson, age 50 years, 24 September 1853
  • Louis Allens, age 45 years, unknown, 24 September 1853
  • child of L. Leloresque, age 20 days, 25 September 1853
  • Mrs J. P. Doucet, age 48 years, 26 September 1853
  • Mrs J. J. Rousseau, age 55 years, 26 September 1853
  • Leufroy Robichaud, age 32 years, 27 September 1853
  • Mr Arcene Prejean, age 35 years, 28 September 1853
  • Mrs Valere Bourg, age 25 years, 28 September 1853
  • Mrs Francois Leloresque, age 54 years, 28 September 1853
  • John Connely, age 20 years, Ireland, 28 September 1853
  • child of T. Haydel, age 15 days, 28 September 1853
  • Miss Azelie Maronge, age 14 years, 29 September 1853
  • L. P. Thibodaux, age 54 years, 1 October 1853
  • Mary F., daughter of J. Dantin, age 18 months, 1 October 1853

There have been about 12 negroes interred in the Catholic Cemetery.


Abstract prepared by Genealogy-Quest.com from “Deaths in the Country” Thibodaux Minerva, Thibodaux, LA, 1 October 1853, 2.

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