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Purvis Trahan
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Birth: 1901
Vermilion Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1924
Port Neches
Jefferson County
Texas, USA

Purvis TRAHAN was a son of Severin TRAHAN of Henry, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana and Nancy Rosanna ROBERTS of Pecan Island, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana.

Paternal grandparents were Eloi TRAHAN and Eveline "Valine" (LEE) TRAHAN.

Maternal grandparents were John R. ROBERTS of Georgia and Mary Rosaine/Rosanna (VAUGHAN/VAUGHN) ROBERTS of Louisiana.

Cause of death was Pneumonia.

Year of birth estimated. Calculated from age at death.

CENUSUS RECORDS

1900 US CENSUS
Ward 2, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
June 9, 1900
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DWELLING 116/FAMILY 120
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TRAHAN, Severin, head, w, m, July 1859, 40, married 10 years, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, farmer
TRAHAN, Nancy R. [ROBERTS], wife, w, f, Dec. 1870, 29, married 10 years, 5 children, 5 living, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
TRAHAN, Mertie, daughter, w, f, June 1891, 8, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, at school
TRAHAN, Nettie, daughter, w, f, Dec. 1892, 7, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, at school
TRAHAN, Elva, daughter, w, f, Sept. 1894, 5, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
TRAHAN, Eugene, son, w, m, Sept. 1896, 3, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
TRAHAN, Leasley, son, w, m, Oct, 1898, 1, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana

1910 US CENSUS
Police Jury Ward 1, Cow Island, Cameron Parish, Louisiana
April 15, 1910
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DWELLING 15/FAMILY 15
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TRAHAN, Severin, head, m, w, 50, married once for 19 years, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, farmer, general farm
TRAHAN, Nancy [ROBERTS], wife, f, w, 39, married once for 19 years, 10 children, 8 living, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Nettie, daughter, f, w, 17, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Eugene, son, m, w, 13, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, farm laborer, home farm
TRAHAN, Lesley, son, m, w, 11, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, farm laborer, home farm
TRAHAN, Pervis [Purvis], son, m, w, 9, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Eldon, son, m, w, 8, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Hollie, daughter, f, w, 6, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
TRAHAN, Avis, son, m, w, 4, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Mancell, son, m, w, 2, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none

1920 US CENSUS
Ward 1, Lake Arthur, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
January 12, 1920
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DWELLING 69/FAMILY 69
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TRAHAN, Severand, head, m, w, 60, married, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, labor, working out
TRAHAN, Nancy [ROBERTS], wife, f, w, 49, married, Louisiana, Louisiana, North Carolina, none
TRAHAN, Eugene, son, m, w, 22, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, labor, working out
TRAHAN, Leslie, son, m, w, 21, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, labor, working out
TRAHAN, Pervis [Purvis], son, m, w, 19, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, labor, working out
TRAHAN, Eldon, son, m, w, 17, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Holly M., daughter, f, w, 15, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Avis, son, m, w, 13, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Mancel, son, m, w, 12, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none

1930 US CENSUS
Port Neches City, Jefferson County, Texas
Lee Street, Port Neches, Texas
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DWELLING 39/FAMILY 42
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TRAHAN, Sevrian, head, m, w, 70, married 30 years, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, farmer, general farm
TRAHAN, Nancy [ROBERTS], wife, f, w, 59, married 30 years, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, none
TRAHAN, Leslie, son, m, w, 32, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, laborer, water ----?
TRAHAN, Eldon, son, m, w, 27, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, public wrk?
TRAHAN, Avis, son, m, w, 23, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, long shoreman, boat
TRAHAN, Mancel, son, m, w, 22, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, painter, house

SOURCES:
Texas Certificate of Death
U. S. Census Records
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA RECORDS by Rev. Donald J. Hebert
 
 
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 Parents:
  Severin Trahan (1859 - 1943)
  Nancy Rosanna Roberts Trahan (1870 - 1946)
 
 Siblings:
  Eugene Mark Trahan (1896 - 1972)*
  Purvis Trahan (1901 - 1924)
  Eldon John Trahan (1902 - 1956)*
  Hollie Mae Trahan Sportsman (1904 - 1987)*
  Avis Trahan (1906 - 1971)*
  Mancel Louis Trahan (1907 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
Port Neches
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Mar 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34888730
Purvis Trahan
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