Douglas Briley1

#9483, b. about 1901
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 Douglas Briley and Amelia (--?--)

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthDouglas Briley was born about 1901 at LA.1
Census1910, sonDuglass Briley (given age 9) was enumerated as the son of Willie Briley (given age 31) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. He attended school.1
MarriageDouglas Briley married Amelia (--?--).2
Census1920Douglas Briley (given age 19) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Melia Briley (given age 18). They lived on a farm with Douglas's parents and siblings, for which they paid rent. Douglas worked on the farm, and both he and Melia could read, write and speak English.2
Census1930Douglas Briley (given age 29) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Bayou Teche Road at St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Amelia Briley (given age 29), his son(s) Wilfred and Alben, his daughter(s) Wilda and Verma. Their home was rented. Douglas managed a farm, and both he and Amelia could read, write and speak English.3
Census1940Douglas Briley (given age 39) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Port Barre Gravel Road Along Bayou Teche at St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Amelia Briley (given age 38), his son(s) Wilfred, Alvin and Raymond, his daughter(s) Wilda and Velma. They rented their home, which was on a farm, for five dollars per month. Douglas had a fifth grade education, and Amelia was educated through the sixth grade. During the week before the census was taken, Douglas worked 42 hours as Overseer for the farm. He earned $750 in 1939.4

Citations:

  1. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S417] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.