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 Tony Cardot

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Tony Cardot

  • Birth 2 Sep 1860 France
  • Death 13 May 1944 USA
  • Burial Holum, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot Through the gate - to the right
  • Memorial ID 5725779

Son of Tony Cardot of France and Maria Badonat of Germany. Mr. Tony Cardot came to Grayson, Louisiana from Paris, France. Most people of the small town did not relate to him as this was during the depression and foreign people were not readily accepted. However, there was one family that took this special person as their friend. The Cooper family had just delivered a baby girl on July 09, 1939. The baby was born weighing only 3 pounds, and the family feared she would not survive without the needed nutrition. That is when friendship and love came into this story. Mr. Tony Cardot would come by their house and give the family his ration tickets to buy the needed milk for the baby. The baby thrived and grew as expected.
When Mr. Cardot passed away in 1944, my grandfather, Reverand William Thomas Cooper took him to the Little Star Cemetery and buried him.
He rests today among the beautiful trees of the new home that he had found, and not very far from some very special friends, Bessie Mae Beavers Cooper, and her husband, William whom he knew and had lovingly given to during their time of need.
Mr. Cardot - Thank you for this special act of friendship, for if not, I would not have my mother.
Rest in Peace.

cause of death: hypertensive cardiovascular disease


  • Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
  • Added: 29 Aug 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5725779
  • Gena Forsyth
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tony Cardot (2 Sep 1860–13 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5725779, citing Little Star Cemetery, Holum, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson (contributor 24420413) .