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Re: Free Sam's of St. Landry Parish

Arestide Sam, born Abt. 1862 appears in the 1910 St. Landry Parish Census. He is living in Police Jury Ward 2, St. Landry Parish.

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Aristide Sam
Age in 1910: 48
Estimated birth year: abt 1862
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Spouse's name: Leonara
Home in 1910: Police Jury Ward 2, St Landry, Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Aristide Sam 48
Leonara Sam 43
Donnis Sam 21
Feovie Sam 20
Bentley Sam 17
Rosalie Sam 15
Wallace Sam 13
Emell Sam 12
Elwood Sam 10
Aristide Sam 9
Anaise Sam 6

Also appearing in the 1910 St. Landry Parish Census is his mother, Euphemie Rideau who married Jean Pierre Louis Sam. Euphemie and Arestide are living next to each other.

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Mrs. Jean P Sam
[Mrs. Jean P Mrs Sam]
Age in 1910: 68
Estimated birth year: abt 1842
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Home in 1910: Police Jury Ward 2, St Landry, Louisiana
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Black
[Colored (Black)]
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Mrs. Jean P Sam 68
Kange Sam 22
Lilly Sam 7

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Arestide Sam died May 23, 1917.

Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949

Name: Arestide Sam
Death Date: 23 May 1917
Estimated birth year: 1865
Age: 52 years

Parish: St. Landry
Certificate Number: 5120
Volume: 10
Title: Louisiana Statewide Death Indeces 1900-1929

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Euphemie Rideau Sam, the mother of deceased Arestide Sam, then shows up in the 1920 St. Landry Parish Census, but she has moved.
She is living in Police Jury Ward 1, St. Landry Parish. She is 78 years old.

1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Elamie Sam
[Efamie Sam]
Home in 1920: Police Jury Ward 1, St Landry, Louisiana
Age: 78 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1842
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Georgia
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Marital Status: Widow
Race: Black
[Colored (Black)]
Sex: Female
Home owned: Own
Able to read: No
Able to Write: No
Image: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Elamie Sam 78
Rose Sam 18


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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