Victoria Medine1

#5657, b. 29 Sep 1857, d. 4 Mar 1952
Last Edited:25 Jul 2017
FatherAlbert Medina1 b. about 1830, d. 6 Nov 1881
MotherModeste Rivet1 b. 1832
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Victoria Medine and Oscar Trahant

Outline of Life Events:

BirthVictoria Medine was born on 29 Sep 1857 at Ascension Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismShe was baptized on 15 Nov 1857 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Sponsors were Martin Rivet and Seraphine Esteve.1
Census1860, household memberVictoria Medina (given age 3) was enumerated in the household of Albert Medina (given age 30) on the 1860 Census at New River, Ascension Parish, LA.3
Census1880, daughterVictoria Medine (given age 19) was enumerated as a daughter of Albert Medine (given age 50) on the 1880 Census, living in Sacramento Brule, Ascension Parish, LA.4
MarriageVictoria Medine married Oscar Trahant on 15 Jul 1880 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Witnesses were John Medina, Mary LeBlanc, Drausin F. Landry, John V. Saint Martin, Dallas Rousseaux, Elizabeth Medina, and Eugenie Causin.1
Census1900Victoria Medine (given age 42) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Ascension Parish, LA. With her were sons Arthur, Victor and Richard; daughters Clemontine, Oreline, Hortense, Carlisere, Lovenia and Ernestine . They rented their home. Victoria could not read, write or speak English. She was widowed, and worked as a seamstress.5 [Note: This family was incorrectly enumerated as MEDINE; they should have been enumerated as TRAHAN.]
DeathVictorine Trahan died at age 94 on 4 Mar 1952 in White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.2


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online
  3. [S327] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S244] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S251] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.