January 20, 2013

John Egloff Family

John E. Egloff, Sr. was born in 1832.  His application for U.S. Naturalization in 1854 shows his country of birth or allegiance as Burne (also known as Bern or Berne).  Burne, located in Switzerland, was a part of Prussia until about 1848.


On January 17, 1861, John E. Egloff, Sr., married Irma Melecie Stoufflet in Terrebonne Parish.  They would begin their family the following year with many, many descendants to follow.

John, Sr.'s date of death is uncertain.  A search of census records returns no results after 1910.  Irma died on September 30, 1923.

The following children were born to the marriage of John E. Egloff, Sr. and Irma Melecie Stoufflet:
  1. John E. Jr.
  2. Josephine
  3. George William
  4. Leo
  5. Marguerite Laura 
1.  John E., Jr., 1862-1941 (m. Mary Eve Belanger, 1863-1947);  Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


Children born to this marriage were:

Nora, 1885-1946 (m. Jacob Wolf Watson, 1874-1928)

Herbert Joseph, 1886-1968 (m. Bertha Hoots, 1888-1981); Both are buried in the New Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Karen Klemm Pinckard at FindAGrave.com)


Marie Allie, 1890-? (m. William I. Gillespie, 1861-1943)

Ada, 1893-1973 (m. 1.  Walter Samuel Nelson, 1871-1946; 2. Ragsdale); Ada and Walter are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


Sidney J., 1895-1954 (m. Dixie Mae, 1904-1982); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


Daisy, 1897-1988 (m. Leo Ithaniel Nelson, 1894-1965); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


Lillie, 1903-1981 (m. Jesse Mathew Nelson, 1892-1955); The location of Lillie's burial is unknown at this time.  Jesse is buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.

 King Gibson, 1906-?

2.  Josephine, 1865-1943 (m. George Luther Taylor, 1872-1910); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


Children born to this marriage were:

Emile Hearn, 1892-1948 (m. Gayzella Lucas, 1911-1980); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


John W., 1894-?

Charles A., 1897-1978 (m. Levia Tullos, 1896-1982); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.

  

3.  George William, 1868-? (m. Allie Belle Barron, 1878-1943); The location of George's burial is unknown at this time.  Allie is buried in the Harrisonburg Cemetery in Harrisonburg.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Eva Merryman at FindAGrave.com)


Children born to this marriage were:

Martha Gertrude "Mattie", 1893-1983 (m. 1. John Rankin Arnold, 1885-1961; 2. Jesse James Jenks, 1907-?); Mattie and family made their homes in Texas.

John William, 1898-1984; Buried in Fields Store Cemetery, Fields Store, Waller, Texas.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Jr. McKay at FindAGrave.com)

Lancaster, 1901-?

Robert, 1904-1976 (m. Mildred Campton, 1905-1976); Robert and family made their homes in Tioga County, New York.

Phillip, 1905-1983

4.  Leo, 1874-1914 (m. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Oliphant, 1876-1964); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.


Children born to this marriage were:

Emma Erma, 1895-1978 (m. Edward Moore Roberts, 1889-1986); Both are buried in the New Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Karen Klemm Pinckard at FindAGrave.com)


Susan Mae, 1899-? (m. Clarence Mood Matthews, 1894-?); Susan and family made their homes in Mississippi.

Rosena, 1903-?

Alfred Lee, 1905-1975 (m. Ola ?, 1908-?); Alfred is buried in the New Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.  (Editor's note:  tombstone photograph is courtesy of Karen Klemm Pinckard at FindAGrave.com)


5.  Marguerite Laura, 1879-1952 (m. Wilkes Booth Harmon, 1880-1943); Both are buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island.



Children born to this marriage were:

Robert, 1903

Cema, 1904

Vernie, 1908

Wilkes, 1910

Birdie Elsa, 1913-2000 (m. Wylie D. Cavin, 1911-1993); Birdie and family made their homes in Mississippi and Arkansas.

Stephen H., 1915-2001 (m. Marcile P., 1919-2001); Both are buried in Greenoaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Josie, 1918

Marguerite, 1920-1987 (m. Smart)





2 comments:

  1. Emma Egloff was my grgrandmother. Her name was Emma Erma not Emma Ruth as can be seen by your photo. Esther Bonner Mohon, Natchez, MS.

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