Thursday, March 18, 2010

Deaths in St. Charles Parish, LA

August 4, 1883--St. Charles Herald
Captain Webb's body was found on Saturday last.

August 18, 1883--St. Charles Herald

Mr. Robert B. Aucoin died at the age of 62 in New Orleans.

A black girl was drowned last Saturday morning while bathing with some others at the Speranza Plantation, belonging to Charles Lafitte Esq., about two and one-half miles before Hahnville. The body was recovered, an inquest was held by the coroner and the body was buried Monday.

The infant child of fellow townsman, L. Bernard, Esq., died on Sunday, after a long and painful illness.

Victor Baptiste, an old and respected black citizen of Flaggville, better known as 'Pichon', died Thursday evening at 9:30, aged about 65 years. He was sunstruck in the field during the day and from the time he fell, uttered not a word. He died beloved and respected by all who knew him. His funeral took place on Thursday evening under the auspices of the 'Dieu Nous Protege Association' of which the deceased was an honored founder.

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