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Born in Terrebonne Parish, Felix Grundy Winder was a member of a family originally from Tennessee. His mother, Martha Grundy, was a daughter of Felix Grundy, the distinguished Tennessee friend and political advisor of Andrew Jackson and Attorney G…
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Born in North Carolina in 1793, John Nelson was a veteran of the War of 1812 who moved to Tennessee and married Nancy Edwards of Davidson County in 1824. After her death, he migrated to Mississippi and married Maria Ann Robinson of Tennessee. He m…
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Whitmell Martin, a native of Assumption Parish, was initially a chemist who studied and practiced law. After he served as superintendent of Lafourche Parish schools from 1894-1900, he was a District Attorney and eventually Judge for the 20th Judic…
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A son of a prominent Thibodaux merchant and a founder of St. John's Episcopal Church, Charles Armitage, Philip Armitage lived at the family home of the same name, om the Terrebonne Road south of Thibodaux. Possibly designed by one of Louisiana's m…
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Born in 1834, in Donaldsonville, Francis Nicholls attended West Point but turned to the law. He established his own law practice in Napoleonville in the late 1850s before entering the Army of the Confederacy as a Captain during the Civil War. Prom…
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Born on Prince Edward Isl., Canada, Mackenzie graduated Queen's College, Kingston, Ontario, with two degrees. He then earned a doctorate with high honors in Divinity and Philosophy at Glasgow University, Scotland. After ordination in the Church of…
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Born in 1850 in Assumption Parish to the Englishman Lucius Suthon and Assumption Parish native Manette Blanchard, Georgiana Suthon became an Episcopal missionary to Japan. Although she initially taught the bible in Tokyo, her eventual mastery of t…
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William Alexander Shaffer was born in Winnsboro, South Carolina, in 1796. His father migrated to the United States from Prussia. Shaffer settled in Louisiana, on Little Bayou Black, Terrebonne Parish, in 1835. He obtained a United States land gran…
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Silas Grisamore arrived by steamboat from his native southern Indiana in the mid 1840s. He taught school in Assumption Parish, sold goods from flatboats on Bayou Lafourche, and eventually became a merchant in Thibodaux. During the Civil War, Grism…
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Richard Henry Allen was born in 1807, in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Following a career as a merchant in Yazoo City, Mississippi, in 1840 he moved to New Orleans and became a cotton factor. In 1859, Allen retired to Thibodaux, entered sugar can…
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