William Denis Hargroder

#59, b. 4 Jun 1847, d. 24 Sep 1918
Last Edited:26 Oct 2014
FatherHenry Hargroder1 b. about 1796, d. 16 Jul 1860
MotherArtemise Damoine Louviere1 b. about 1824
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of William Denis Hargroder and Marie Emilia Rivette

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthWilliam Denis Hargroder was born on 4 Jun 1847 (or poss. 1849), at St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2,3
Census1860, household memberWilliam Hargroder (given age 12) was enumerated in the household of Arthemise Louviere (given age 36) on the 1860 Census at St. Landry Parish, LA.2
Marriage LicenseWilliam D. Hargroder and Emelia Rivette obtained a marriage license on 4 Nov 1868 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.4,5
MarriageWilliam Denis Hargroder married Marie Emilia Rivette, daughter of Joseph Rivette and Emelia Cormier, on 25 Nov 1868 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.4
Census1880Wm. Hargroder (given age 30) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in St. Landry Parish, LA, with his wife Emelia Hargroder (given age 27), son(s) Joseph D. Hargroder (given age 9), Joseph Eusby Hensley Hargroder and Joseph Felix Hargroder (given age 4), daughter(s) Marie C. Hargroder (given age 6) and Marie Cora Hargroder (given age 1). William was a grocer, and lived close to his brother, Henry.6
Census1900William D. Hargroder (given age 50) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at St. Landry Parish, LA. With him was his wife Emelia, son(s) Joseph D., Josep F., Josep C. and Joseph W., daughter(s) Mary C., Mary L. and Marie A., son-in-law William Briley (given age 21) . William Hargroder owned his farm with a mortgage, and he apparently rented sections of his farm to his older children. The whole family could read, write, and speak English.7
Census1910Wm. D. Hargroder (given age 61) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Emillia Hargroder (given age 59), son Willie Hargroder (given age 23), daughter Orelia Hargroder (given age 20). In addition, living with the family was a laborer, John Groeber, age 29.8
DeathWilliam Denis Hargroder died at age 71 after a brief illness on 24 Sep 1918, at his home near Sunset in Coulee Croche, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BurialHe was buried at St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. His grave is located in Section 4.3,9,1

Citations:

  1. [S907] LA. St. Landry Parish. "Louisiana death records/certificates, ca. 1850-1875, 1894-1954". Louisiana Secretary of State, Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Microfilm. 661 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. [S328] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  5. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  6. [S225] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S224] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S473] (Newspaper Unknown). LA. Obituary article.
  10. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  11. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  12. [S908] LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. "Louisiana death records/certificates, ca. 1850-1875, 1894-1954". Louisiana Secretary of State, Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Microfilm. 661 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.