Marie Louisa Gouvion

Female 1865 - 1948  (82 years)
Person ID: I11017 


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  • Name Marie Louisa Gouvion  [1
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 18 Dec 1865  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Feb 1948  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Louise was married for the first time, 12/20/1883, to Charles Lods at St. Joseph's Church. Charles was the son of Louis George Lods of Valence, France and Zulme Bonchemin. Zulme died in childbirth at the age of 19. Louis remarried, Phileman Richards and had several more children. Louise and Charles had 4 children, Charles, Raymond, Louise and Zulme. Zulme died shortly after Charles death.
      After Charles' death, to support herself and her children, Louise went to work in a hat shop. She met Alexander Smith when he visited New Orleans. He fell in love, even though she was older, and was persistant 'till she married him. They lived in Grand Coteau for a few years but returned to New Orleans for the rest of their lives.
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      Louise was married for the first time, 12/20/1883, to Charles Lods at St. Joseph's Church. Charles was the son of Louis George Lods of Valence, France and Zulme Bonchemin. Zulme died in childbirth at the age of 19. Louis remarried, Phileman Richards and had several more children. Louise and Charles had 4 children, Charles, Raymond, Louise and Zulme. Zulme died shortly after Charles death.
      After Charles' death, to support herself and her children, Louise went to work in a hat shop. She met Alexander Smith when he visited New Orleans. He fell in love, even though she was older, and was persistant 'till she married him. They lived in Grand Coteau for a few years but returned to New Orleans for the rest of their lives.
    Siblings
     1. Émile Gouvion (ID:I11176),   b. 10 Sep 1867
     2. Mathilda Gouvion (ID:I11177),   b. 17 Sep 1869
     3. Anna Cecille Gouvion (ID:I11178),   b. 29 Jan 1872, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Parents

    Family ID: F3990 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Etienne Gouvion (ID:I11082),   b. 1833,   d. 1872, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Josephine Arzner (ID:I11083),   b. 1845, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1865  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 90026 

    Family

    Family ID: F3766 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 7 Jan 2021   
    Husband Alexander Lawrence Smith (ID:I11016),   b. 11 Aug 1873, Grand Coteau, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1954, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1895  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 82618 
    Children 
      1. Estelle Marie Smith (ID:I11180),   b. 14 Feb 1896, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1970, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
      2. Lawrence Pancratious Smith (ID:I11252),   b. 1 Jul 1897, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1975, Covington, St Tammany, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
      3. Marie Hilda Payne Smith (ID:I11181),   b. 14 Nov 1898, Grand Coteau, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1984, Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
      4. William Walace Smith (ID:I11182),   b. 7 Jan 1900, Grand Coteau, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996, Mandeville, St Tammany, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
      5. Thomas Payne Smith (ID:I11183),   b. 7 Aug 1902, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1977, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
      6. Richard Constine Smith (ID:I11184),   b. 11 May 1904, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1994, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)

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    Reference Number 11551 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1865 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jan 1895 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1948 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S255] Family Database SmithG.FTW.
      Date of Import: 1 Dec 2004

    2. [S454] New Orleans, Louisiana, Birth Records Index, 1790-1915, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Vol.38, Pg.756.