Norbert Trahan1

#9436, b. 7 Jun 1889
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:

BirthNorbert Trahan was born on 7 Jun 1889, probably at Ascension Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 20 Jul 1889 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Sponsors were Paul A. Vagas and Ceiere Medine.1
Census1900, daughterHe was enumerated as the daughter of Victoria Medine (given age 42) on the 1900 Census at Ascension Parish, LA. She attended school, and could not read, write or speak English.2 [Note: This family was incorrectly enumerated as MEDINE; they should have been enumerated as TRAHAN. Also, note this discrepancy: "Carlisere"'s birth record was as "Norbert", a boy.]


  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.