Joseph Arthur Trahant1

#9424, b. 29 Mar 1881
Last Edited:1 Nov 2015
FatherOscar Trahant1
MotherVictoria Medine1 b. 29 Sep 1857, d. 4 Mar 1952
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJoseph Arthur Trahant was born on 29 Mar 1881, probably at Assumption Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 9 Apr 1881 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were John Medina and Angele Medine.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Victoria Medine (given age 42) on the 1900 Census at Ascension Parish, LA. He was single, and worked as a farm laborer. He could not read, write or speak English.2 [Note: This family was incorrectly enumerated as MEDINE; they should have been enumerated as TRAHAN.]


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S251] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.