Edmond Sylvestre

Edmond Sylvestre[1]

Male 1859 - 1923  (63 years)

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  • Name Edmond Sylvestre 
    Born 21 Nov 1859  Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 18 Mar 1860  St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1910  [4
    farmer 
    Died 15 Jul 1923  Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7
    Buried 18 Jul 1923  St. Landry Church Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8, 9
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I73  LaZeut
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2018 

    Father Pierre Sylvestre,   b. 13 Mar 1817, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1887, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Éloise Bordelon,   b. 23 Nov 1819, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1865, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1837  Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marie Hermina Deville,   b. 12 Dec 1861, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1915, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Marriage License 19 Jan 1878  Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Married 7 Feb 1878  Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Edmond Sylvestre,   b. 11 Nov 1878, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1883, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    +2. Sophia Sylvestre,   b. 2 Sep 1880, Pont de Baillon, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1958, Ardoin Sanitarium, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Jules Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 16 Apr 1883, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1949, Lake Charles Hospital, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +4. Marie Edmonia (Nan) Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 3 Nov 1885, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1968, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Robert Lee Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 28 Feb 1888, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1930, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     6. Austin Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 15 Jan 1890, Ville Platte, St. Landry (Evangeline) Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1954, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +7. Joseph Wilfred Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 26 Feb 1892, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1963, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Joseph Cheulie (Shirley) Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 13 Jul 1895, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1967, Veterans Hospital, Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +9. Marie Estelle (Stella) Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 9 Nov 1897, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1980, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +10. Marie Eula Sylvestre/Sylvester,   b. 29 May 1899, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1979, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alida Lamorandière,   b. 12 Aug 1864, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1938, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Aft 1915  [13
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Nov 1859 - Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 18 Mar 1860 - St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 19 Jan 1878 - Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jul 1923 - Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jul 1923 - St. Landry Church Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sylvester: Edmond Sylvester with daughter Edmonia, son Lee with his wife Alice, and grandchildren
    Sylvester: Edmond Sylvester with daughter Edmonia, son Lee with his wife Alice, and grandchildren
    Standing left to right: Edmond Sylvester (1859-1923), Edmond's daughter Marie Edmonia (Nan) Sylvester (1885-1968) who married Henri Alcée Dominique (not pictured), Edmond's son Robert Lee Sylvester (1888-1930), and Lee's wife Alice Hines (1894-1980). Seated left to right are Edmond's grandchildren: Gertrude (Abt 1915-Bef 1984), Hermina Dominique (1913- ) Rose Ann Dominique (Abt 1909- ), Roy Sylvester (1911-1994), and Anita Mae Dominique (Abt 1910- ). Photo is a copy made in 1973 from an original taken about 1918.

    Documents
    Sylvestre: Edmond Sylvestre 1860 Baptismal Record (1973 transcript)
    Sylvestre: Edmond Sylvestre 1860 Baptismal Record (1973 transcript)
    Certificate of Baptism for the 18 March 1860 baptism of Edmond Sylvester at the St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, Louisiana. Also provides birth date and place, death date, and names of parents, sponsors, and the officiating priest. Photocopy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Southwest Louisiana Records, CD (1750-1900), Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001).

      SYLVESTRE, Edmond (Pierre & Marie BORDELON) b. 21 Nov. 1859; bt. 8 March 1860 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 105)

    2. [S4652] Baptism: Sylvester, Edmond, (St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, Louisiana, "Baptismal Register, Volume IX, " p. 105, baptism of Edmond Sylvester: transcribed 4 October 1973).

    3. [S16] Southwest Louisiana Records, CD (1750-1900), Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001).

      SYLVESTRE, Edmond (Pierre & Marie BORDELON) b. 21 Nov. 1859; bt. 8 [sic] March 1860 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 105)

    4. [S197] U.S. Census, 1910, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    5. [S2368] Death Certificate: Sylvester, Edmond.

      Cause of Death: Gastric carcinoma
      Contributory: Chronic gastric ulcer

    6. [S2787] Memorial Card: Edmond Sylvestre, (Opelousas, Louisiana, 16 July 1923).

      Died: At 9:30 o'clock, last night, Edmond Sylvestre aged 63 years, 7 months and 20 days.

      The Funeral will take place from the family residene in West Opelousas, this (Monday) afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services and interment in the Catholic church and cemetery

      Friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend.

    7. [S1082] Louisiana State Vital Records Index, (Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, Louisiana).

    8. [S42] Sous Cette Pierre Repose: Tombstone Inscriptions of the Old St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery, Susan Burleigh Douget, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 1993), p. 122.

    9. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 103916024.

    10. [S16] Southwest Louisiana Records, CD (1750-1900), Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001).

      BORDELON, Eloise 18 yrs. old (Hilaire & Sophie SOILEAU) m. 13 June 1837 Pierre SYLVESTRE, 22 yrs. old (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p. 119)

      SYLVESTRE, Pierre 22 yrs. old (Pierre & Eugenie O'CONNOR) m. 13 June 1837 Eloise BORDELON, 18 yrs. old (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 119)

    11. [S16] Southwest Louisiana Records, CD (1750-1900), Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001).

      DEVILLE, Hermina m. 19 Jan 1878 Edmond SYLVESTRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #10345)

      SYLVESTRE, Edmond m. 19 Jan. 1878 Hermina DEVILLE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #10345)

    12. [S16] Southwest Louisiana Records, CD (1750-1900), Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001).

      DEVILLE, Hermina (Alexandre & Azemia BERTRAND) m. 7 Feb. 1878 Edmond SYLVESTRE (Wash. Ch.: v. 1, p. 52)

      SYLVESTRE, Edmond (Pierre & Louise BORDELON) m. 7 Feb. 1878 Hermina DEVILLE (Wash. Ch.: v. 1, p. 52)

    13. [S196] U.S. Census, 1920, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).


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