Sophia Kiziah Burcham

#1038, b. 22 Oct 1894, d. 17 Oct 1967
Last Edited:24 Nov 2012
FatherLouis Preston Burcham b. 13 Mar 1862, d. 15 May 1920
MotherAdelia Robin Coles b. 11 Aug 1874, d. 8 May 1939
RelationshipGranddaughter of Benjamin Lippincott Coles Sr.

Children of Sophia Kiziah Burcham and Henry Simon Oncal

Outline of Life Events:

BirthSophia Kiziah Burcham was born on 22 Oct 1894 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1
Census1910, daughterSophia Burcham (given age 14) was enumerated as the daughter of L. P. Burcham (given age 48) on the 1910 Census, living at Wilbert, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.2
MarriageSophia Kiziah Burcham married Henry Simon Oncal, son of Honore Leonard Oncal Sr. and Marie Louise Caillouet, on 26 Nov 1919 at Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.3,4
Census1930Sophie Oncale (given age 35) was enumerated as the wife of Henry Oncale (given age 37) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.4
ResidenceIn 1954, Sophia Oncal and her husband, Henry, lived at 218 4th Street in Port Allen, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Henry worked as an equipment inspector for the Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Commission.5
DeathSophia Kiziah Burcham died at age 72 on 17 Oct 1967 in Baton Rouge, LA.6
BurialShe was buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.7


  1. [S390] Henrietta Stumpf, interview. Jul 1999.
  2. [S871] 1910 U.S. census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S300] Susan K Oncal. E-mail message, Apr 1997.
  4. [S294] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S793] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  6. [S10] Myrtle Coles Rivette. Notebook with notes about the Coles and Holden families.
  7. [S296] Betty Wilkins. E-mail message, Oct 1997.