Mary H. Deville – On This Date in 1907

Mary H. Deville – On This Date in 1907
maryann henrietta belgard deville headstone
Mary H. Deville’s Headstone*

On this date the 22nd of June in 1907 our maternal great-great-great grandmother, Mary H. Deville, passed away.

Tine Deville was married to MaryAnn Bellegard and they had 10 children including our great great grandmother Azaline Deville.

Interesting fact: Death by dysentery in 1907 wasn’t very common in the United States. Ttuberculosis was the leading cause of death then. According to the CDC in 1900, eleven out of 100,000 deaths were from dysentery compared to almost 300 out 100,000 from tuberculosis.****

(^) stands for a generation.
Nelda Grace Laprarie married to Floyd Dee Adams
^John Alvis LaPrarie married to Lucy Dee Wright
^^Azelia Sidonia White married to John Louis M. Laprarie
^^^Azaline Deville married to John White
^^^^Heniriette Bellegarde married to Valentine “Tine” Deville

Birth 12 Nov 1833 Post du Rapide, Louisiana, baptized 10 Dec 1833
Death June 22,1907 in Vick, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Effie, La.
Died of dysentery, Buried in Oakgrove Cemetery, Effie, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Parents: Jean Baptiste BELLEGARDE III  (1796-1870) and Louisa PAUL (1800-1860)**

Marriage on  Nov 18, 1852 to  Valentine Deville

*Source: Find A Grave


***Source:  OT Belgard Genealogy



2 Comments on “Mary H. Deville – On This Date in 1907

  1. Thanks for posting, Valentine & Marianne are my great great grandparents. Great grandparents were Palaneau and Rosalie.

    • Thank you Marci. I haven’t had the opportunity to visit Avoyelles Parish yet. Most of what I’ve shared about the Deville family, I found online. If you have any interesting family stories to share, I’d love to hear them. –Emily

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