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Thomas Washington Addison, Sr
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Birth: Jan., 1845
Opelousas
St. Landry Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1909
Carencro
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Youngest son of:
George Washington ADDISON of Georgetown, South Carolina
and
the former Arthemise Pierre RICHARD Louisiana.

Grandson of (paternal):
John ADDISON of Georgetown, South Carolina
and
Tamizon "Tamson" (RALPH) ADDISON of Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina.

Grandson of:
Pierre Gregoire RICHARD
and
Anne Perrinne (PATRY) RICHARD.

Brother of:
John ADDISON (b. 1834 - d. bef. 1841)
Eugene Isidore ADDISON
Marie Temsey "Mary" (ADDISON) LEGER
Augustine (ADDISON) CROUCHET

He was orphaned at a young age. His mother died shortly after his birh, and his father, a newpaper publisher, died in 1852, during the yellow fever epidemic.

His siblings were separated and went to live with friends and relatives.

Thomas was raised by his maternal uncle, Joachim RICHARD.

Second husband and widowed husband of:
Marie Suzanne "Suzette" (MELANCON) GIROUARD ADDISON, a daughter of Joseph Ozeme MELANCON and Emelie/Amelie Carmelite BROUSSARD.

They were married April 25, 1865 in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana.

Father of:
Marie ADDISON
Ernestine (ADDISON) COMEAUX
Clementine ADDISON
Arthemise (ADDISON) DELHOMME
Adelaide ADDISON
Robert ADDISON
Thomas Washington "Tang" ADDISON, Jr.
Emelie ADDISON
Cleona (ADDISON) BERNARD
Eugenie ADDISON

CENSUS RECORDS

1850 US CENSUS
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
November 27, 1850
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DWELLING 2253/FAMILY 2688
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ADDISON, Georges W., 49, m, w, printer, South Carolina
ADDISON, Mary, 14, f, w, La.
ADDISON, Isidore, 13, m,w , La.
ADDISON, Augustine, 10, f, w, La.
ADDISON, Thomas, 4, m, w, La.

1870 US CENSUS
Vermilionville P. O, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
July 11, 1870
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DWELLING 1900/FAMILY 1967
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HARRISON [ADDISON], Thomas, 34, m, w, Planter, Louisiana
HARRISON [ADDISON], Suzette [MELANCON], 31, f, w, keeping house, Louisiana
HARRISON [ADDISON], Ernestine, 4, f, w, LA
HARRISON [ADDISON], Clementine, 2, f, w, LA
HARRISON [ADDISON], Artemise, 7 months, f, w, LA
HARRISON [ADDISON], Celeste, 6, f, w, LA
HARRISON [ADDISON], Joseph, 10, m, w, LA
HARRISON [ADDISON], Jules, 8, m, w, LA

1880 US CENSUS
Page 59
Ward 5 [Broussard area], Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
June 5, 1880
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FAMILY 23
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ADISON [ADDISON], Thomas, w, m, 36, married, farmer, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Suset [Suzette MELANCON], w, f, 38, wife, married, keeping house, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Ernestine, w, f, 13, daughter, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Clementine, w, f, 12,daughter, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Arthemise, w, f, 10, daughter, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Adelaide, w, f, 7, daughter, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Robert, w, m, 6, son, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Thomas, w, m, 4, son, single, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADISON [ADDISON], Cleamon [Cleona], w, f, 3 months (Feb) daughter, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
BELL, Jule, b, f, 18, single, laborer, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
BELL, Susan, b, f, 75, widow, servant, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana

1900 US CENSUS
Ward 5, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
June 7, 1900
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DWELLING 130/FAMILY 132
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ADDISON, Robert, head, w, m, June 1874, 25, married 5 years, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana, farmer
ADDISON, Ida [KILCHRIST], w, f, April 1876, 24, married 5 years, 1 child, 0 living, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana
ADDISON, Thomas, father, w, m, June 1843, 56, widow, Louisiana, Louisiana, Louisiana

Newspaper item:
THE MERIDIONAL
Abbeville, Louisiana
Published January 13, 1900
Page 3, Column 3
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Thomas Addison and daughter, Cleona, of Carencro, spent Monday and Tuesday in Abbeville, visiting visiting his brother E. I. [Eugene Isidore Addison]. He was accompanied by Louis Bernard.

SOURCE:
U. S. Census Records
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA RECORDS
by Rev. Donald J. Hébert 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Washington Addison (1801 - 1852)
  Arthemise Pierre Richard Addison (1811 - 1845)
 
 Children:
  Marie Addison (1866 - 1869)*
  Ernestine Addison Comeaux (1867 - 1931)*
  Clementine Addison (1868 - 1937)*
  Arthemise Addison Delhomme (1869 - 1932)*
  Adelaide Addison (1872 - 1915)*
  Robert Addison (1874 - 1909)*
  Thomas Washington Addison (1876 - 1939)*
  Emilie Addison (1878 - 1878)*
  Cleona Addison Bernard (1880 - 1923)*
  Eugenie Addison (1881 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marie Tempsey Addison Leger (1836 - ____)*
  Eugene Isidore Addison (1837 - 1900)*
  Augustine Addison Crouchet (1839 - 1874)*
  Thomas Washington Addison (1845 - 1909)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: December 19, 1909 is date of burial and not necessarily date of death.
 
Burial:
Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery
Carencro
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58737191
Thomas Washington Addison, Sr
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