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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Christopher Columbus Nugent (1851-1885)


Christopher Columbus Nugent was born on January 16, 1851 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.  He was the eldest of five children born to Cornelius Nugent and Amanda AntionetteSims.  He was raised in Rapides Parish.

Christopher married Virginia Hester LaCroix on February 8, 1883 in Grant Parish, Louisiana.  He was 33 years old and she was 25 years.  Virginia was born on January 6, 1858 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, the daughter of Stephen LaCroix and Beersheba Gilmore. 

Christopher Columbus Nugent died just two years after his marriage to Virginia.  He died on February 16, 1885 in Grant Parish, Louisiana.  He was 34 years old at his death and was buried in the Liberty Chapel Cemetery in Grant Parish.

After the death of her husband, Virginia married her cousin, Mitchell N. LaCroix, on June 17, 1890 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.  Mitchell was born November 5, 1856 in Rapides Parish, the son of James Lacroix and Arine Jones.  This was Mitchell’s second marriage.  The couple lived in Pollock, Grant Parish, Louisiana.

Virginia Hester LaCroix Nugent LaCroix died on May 16, 1905 in Pollock, Grant Parish, Louisiana.  She was 47 years old at her death.



Notes for Christopher Columbus Nugent
Birth & Death: Information found on http://www.libertychapelcemetery.org/files/family/nugent1.html, accessed 21 March 2012
Marriage:  Hunting For Bears, comp. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.  Original data: Compiled from a variety of sources including original marriage records located in Family History Library microfilm, microfiche, or books. Original marriage records are available from the Clerk of the Court where the marriage license was issued.
Residence in 1880:  Year: 1880; Census Place: Rigolette, Rapides, Louisiana; Roll: 466; Family History Film: 1254466; Page: 693C; Enumeration District: 041; Image: 0389.

Notes for Virginia Hester LaCroix
Birth:  Year: 1860; Census Place: Rapides, Louisiana; Roll: M653_423; Page: 228; Image: 228; Family History Library Film: 803423.
Marriage to Mitchell N. Lacroix: Hunting For Bears, comp. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.  Original data: Compiled from a variety of sources including original marriage records located in Family History Library microfilm, microfiche, or books. Original marriage records are available from the Clerk of the Court where the marriage license was issued.
Death:  Ancestry.com public member family tree of Woodall/Arnold/Cockerham/Moseley, accessed on 21 March 2012