Joseph Sydney Briley1

#7349, b. 14 Mar 1905, d. 31 Aug 1946
Last Edited:10 Nov 2015
FatherWilliam H Briley1 b. 10 Jan 1879, d. 24 Feb 1960
MotherMarie Cora Hargroder1 b. 10 Jun 1879, d. 17 Nov 1966
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Sydney Briley and Louise Hidalgo

Child of Joseph Sydney Briley and Jeanne Campbell

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Sydney Briley was born on 14 Mar 1905 at Grand Prairie, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2,3
BaptismHe was baptized at Immaculate Conception Church in Washington, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
Census1910, sonSidney Briley (given age 5) was enumerated as the son of Willie Briley (given age 31) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA.4
Census1920, sonSidney Briley (given age 14) was enumerated as a son of Willie Briley (given age 41) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. He attended school, and could read, write, and speak English.5
MarriageJoseph Sydney Briley married first Louise Hidalgo, daughter of Pierre Gilbert Hidalgo and Alexandrine Richard.3
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 22, when his wife, Louise, died on 8 Mar 1928 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.3,6
MarriageJoseph Sydney Briley married second Jeanne Campbell.3
Census1940Sidny Briley (given age 35) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Rail Road at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Jeanne Briley (given age 31). They lived in their home rent-free. Sidny had a sixth grade education, and Jeanne had a fifth grade education. During the week before the census was taken, Sidny worked 48 hours as a buyer and seller of produce on his own account. He earned no wages in 1939, but did receive other income.7
DeathSidney J. Briley died at age 41 on 31 Aug 1946 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.3,6,2
BurialHe was buried at St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. His grave is located in section 6.2

Citations:

  1. [S741] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1905. Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1992.
  2. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  4. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  7. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S1255] Norma Hidalgo. E-mail message, Oct-Nov 2015.