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Esmeralda Marie SAINT LEGER[1]
Female 1883 - 1918


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  • Alt. Birth  Abt 1882  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Birth  3 Feb 1883  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In her entry in the New Orleans Birth Records Index, the place for Color is left blank. Her grandfather, Antoine Saint Leger, is identified as her father. Need to check the original birth certificate for further information.
    Gender  Female 
    Color-Race  5 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    white 
    Residence  5 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1813 Dumaine Street 
    • She is enumerated as living in the household of Dr. A. J. Lopez, age 33 (b Oct 1867). She is identified as his niece. Also in the household are Emma Lopez, age 37 (b Jun 1863); and Edward Lopez, age 25 (b Mar 1875), sister and brother of the doctor. They are identified as being white.
      (Ed. note: no other information has been found that would indicate the Lopez's are blood relatives. They have not been added to this genealogy, but should additional information reveal that they are, indeed, related, they should be included.)
    Residence  4 May 1904  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1437 Music Street 
    Color-Race  23 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    mulatto 
    Residence  23 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1923 Marigny Street 
    Color-Race  20 Oct 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    colored 
    Residence  20 Oct 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1927 Marigny Street 
    Died  20 Oct 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: pneumonia - Influenza 
    Notes 
    • Death certificate indicates parents to be A. Legou and Wilhimina St. Leger [?]. [2]
    • (Medical):The 1910 census reports that she has borne 3 children, all of whom are living. [6]
    Person ID  I2175  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  31 Jul 2016 

    Father  A. LEGOU,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Marie Wilhelmina SAINT LEGER,   b. 28 Jun 1858, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1928, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F737  Group Sheet

    Family  Joseph Gustave LACOSTE,   b. 29 Jul 1880, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  30 Jul 1903  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Text of marriage certificate:
      "This is to certify, That it appears from the Records of this office, that on this day, to-wit: The Eighth day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and three and the one hundreth and 21 of the Independence of the United States of America, (August 8, 1903) was registered a marriage celebrated in the City of New Orleans, La., by «b»Rev. Father A. Janssens «/b»on the 30 day of July 1903 betwen «b»Gustave Joseph Lacoste«/b» (23 years), a native of N.O. La. son of «b»Gustave LACOSTE «/b»and «b»Victorine Bertrand «/b»and Miss «b»Esmeralda Marie St. Leger «/b»(20 years), a native of NOL daughter of «b»Antoine St. Leger«/b» and «b»Josephine Johnson.
      «/b» "The celebration of the marriage was performed in the presence of the witnesses «b»Joseph Robert,«/b» «b»Belgard Lacoste«/b», «b»Antoine St. Leger«/b».
      "The License was issued on the 28 day of July 1903 by [unclear name] in the presence of the witnesses Joseph Robert and Belgard Lacoste."
      (License Returned and Filed, Book No. 50, Folio 37) [1]
    Children 
     1. Lucille LACOSTE,   b. 4 May 1904, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Myrtle Josephine LACOSTE,   b. 26 Sep 1905, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1997, Roseland, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Gustave LACOSTE,   b. Abt 1908, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elmo LACOSTE,   b. 1911, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Nov 2014 
    Family ID  F727  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Abt 1882 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 3 Feb 1883 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - white - 5 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1813 Dumaine Street - 5 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jul 1903 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1437 Music Street - 4 May 1904 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - mulatto - 23 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 Marigny Street - 23 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - colored - 20 Oct 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1927 Marigny Street - 20 Oct 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pneumonia - Influenza - 20 Oct 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S82] US-Louisiana State Marriage Certificates, LACOSTE-ST LEGER, 30 Jul 1903 - Vol 50, P 37 (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S83] US-Louisiana State Death Certificates, ST LEGER, Esmeralda Lacoste 20 Oct 1918; Vol ? Page 974 (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S18] US-Louisiana-Orleans Parish-New Orleans Birth Records Index 1790-1899, (Ancestry.com Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002. Original data: State of Louisiana, Secretary of State, Division of Archives, Records Management, and History. Vital Records Indices. Baton Rouge, LA.), Saint Leger, Emoralda 3 Feb 1883 - Vol 96, Page 204 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 5; Roll T623_572; Page 4B, ED 49; Family No. 72 (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S288] Birth Certificate, Birth Certificate no. New Orleans, Louisiana, Vital Records, Vol 130, Page 417 (4 May 1904), Lucille Lacoste. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 8; T624_522; Page 240B; ED 131; Family Number 191 (Reliability: 1).


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