Josephine Victoire Trahant1

#9426, b. 23 Dec 1883
Last Edited:1 Nov 2015
FatherOscar Trahant1
MotherVictoria Medine1 b. 29 Sep 1857, d. 4 Mar 1952
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJosephine Victoire Trahant was born on 23 Dec 1883, probably at Assumption Parish, LA.1
BaptismShe was baptized on 26 Dec 1883 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Theophile Savoy and Lee Landry.1
Census1900, sonShe was enumerated as the son of Victoria Medine (given age 42) on the 1900 Census at Ascension Parish, LA. He attended school. Victor could speak English, but could not read or write.2 [Note: This family was incorrectly enumerated as MEDINE; they should have been enumerated as TRAHAN. Also, note this discrepany: "Victor"'s birth record was as "Josephine Victoire", a girl.]


  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.