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Elijah Douresseau and Hazel Pete

This is a picture of my paternal great grandparents on their wedding day (this is actually one of my favorite family photos).

They looked so cute together, don’t you think! =P

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(click on the photos to enlarge them)

And this is a much later picture of the happy couple…

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(The first picture makes them look light-skinned for some odd reason though)

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Hazel (Pete) Douresseau’s Obit

This obituary can be found in the Beaumont Enterprise‘s archives.

This woman was my paternal great grandmother.

(I hope to add a photo here soon)

Hazel Douresseau
CHURCH POINT – Funeral services for Ms. Hazel P. Douresseau, 82, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church here with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Butler will conduct the services. Ms. Douresseau, a resident of Church Point, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, in Lafayette General Hospital. Survivors include: four sons, Adam Douresseau of Los Angeles, Calif., Preston Douresseau, John Douresseau and Andrew Douresseau, all of Beaumont, Texas; five daughters, Barbara Douresseau of Church Point, Savelia Pete of Los Angeles, Calif., Elizabeth Wrighting, Mary Ramsey and Cecelia Joseph, all of Beaumont, Texas; three sisters, Sable Charlot of Church Point, Hilda Smith and Theresa Johnson, both of Beaumont, Texas; three brothers, Paul Pete of Los Angeles, Calif., Variant Pete of Beaumont, Texas, and Tee Rogers of Church Point; 42 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ms. Douresseau was preceded in death by her husband, Elijah Douresseau; and a son, Rufus Douresseau. Visiting hours will be observed from 8 a.m. Saturday until time of services in Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Church Point. Duhon Funeral Home of Church Point is in charge of arrangements.

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And while I’m on the Douresseau side…(part 1)

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Person # 1 on this chart is the same as person # _5_ on chart # _1_

Want to get in contact with me? Go here! =)
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***Yes, there is missing information on this one too, but that will all be attended to as time progresses.***

Again, a special thanks goes out to this website for the html code and to my newfound cousins H. Douresseau and “CJack” for the information they afforded me…

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Ancestral Chart Number 1 (it’s about time, huh? =P)

Chart no. 1

Person # 1 on this chart is the same as person # ___ on chart # ___

Want to get in contact with me? Go here! =)     8 Joseph Petry
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***I realize there is a lot of missing information. I will fix this issue as time progresses. Also, I purposely inputted nicknames of living individuals in an effort to protect their privacy. ***

Special thanks to this website for the free use of their pedigree chart html code!

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