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 Marie Virginie <I>Ternant</I> Avegno

Marie Virginie Ternant Avegno

Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 1910 (aged 71-72)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 81587990 · View Source
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Mother of Amelie Virginie "Mimi" Avegno married Pierre Gautreau in Paris; who is better known as MADAME 'X'.

Their second daughter, Valentine, died of yellow fever in 1866 in Louisiana.

In 1867, the widow and her only surviving daughter; Virginie, age 8 moved to France where they quickly ensconced themselves in the highest echelons of French society.

CENSUS: 1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Virginia Ternant
Age: 12
Estimated birth year: abt 1838
Birth Place: Louisiana
Gender: Female
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Pointe Coupee, Louisiana
Family Number: 420
Household Members: Name Age
Charles Palange 37
Virginia Palange 28**
Vincent Ternant 13
Virginia Ternant 12 (mother of Madame X)
Julie Ternant 11

CENSUS: 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Virginie Avegone
Age in 1860: 20
Birth Year: abt 1840
Home in 1860: Pointe Coupee, Louisiana
Gender: Female
Value of real estate:
Household Members: Name Age
Virginie Avegone 20

Here she is without her spouse whom she married in 1857 and their new daughter?

FAMILY NOTES: Attakapas Gazette, Summer 1988, p.72-73.

TAX: U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918
Name: Mrs V Avegno
State: Louisiana
Tax Year: 1863
Roll Title: District 1; Special Lists; 1864
NARA Series: M769
NARA Roll: 1

NOTE: U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
Name: Mrs Anatole Avegno
Gender: F (Female)
Publication Title: New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory, 1867
Address: 68 Rampart St. New Orleans.

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  • Added: 5 Dec 2011
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