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Cyprien D. Duhon
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1803
Saint Martinville
St. Martin Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1878
Hackberry
Cameron Parish
Louisiana, USA

Prien Lake in Lake Charles was named for Cyprien Duhon, who had settled near it in 1820.

Prien Lake in Lake Charles - named after Cyprien Duhon

From Wikipedia: There is a large number of the Duhon and Granger family living in this suburb [Prien Lake]. They own a great portion of the land in this area and it is directly heired from Cyprien Duhon who settled here near the Lake and acquired a vast amount of land. His grandfather, Cyprien Duon (no 'h' at that time) was born in France and immigrated to Nova Scotia. Eventually, his grandson Cyprien Duhon then settled here in SWLA. The Duhon and Granger family has connections dating back to Cyprien's (the grandfather) days in France. The two families continue to occupy land today in the suburb known as Prien Lake.

1860: Occupation, farmer; value of real estate=$4k; value of personal estate=$40k

OBITUARY: Lake Charles Echo, 1878
Cyprien Duhon - Died at his residence, in this parish, on Monday, 25th, Cyprien Duhon, aged 78 years. The deceased was one of the oldest residents of Calcasieu and was noted for his integrity, politeness and hospitality. Peace to his ashes.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Julie Granger Duhon (1804 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Marie Azalie Duhon Ogea (1823 - 1885)*
  Joseph Villior Duhon (1844 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Age 78 years
 
Burial:
Sallier Cemetery
Lake Charles
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Annette Berksan
Originally Created by: Gloria Bello
Record added: Oct 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21989915
Cyprien D. Duhon
Added by: Gloria Bello
 
Cyprien D. Duhon
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Leaving flowers for you Great, Great, Great Grandpa! Your great, great, great, great grandson that shares your name is proud to have it and to carry on your and our family name!
- C Duhon
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014

- Wayne Cappen
 Added: Sep. 29, 2013
Pouvez vous reposer en paix
- CajunPaul
 Added: Mar. 15, 2011
 
 
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