Dickerson Family

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  • ID: I07727
  • Name: PRESTON HOFFPAUIR
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 MAY 1839 in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Death: 1915
  • Burial: Indian Bayou Meth. Ch. Cem., Indian Bayou, vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Reference Number: D-7739
  • Note: In 1862 he enlisted in the CSA Army becoming a first lieutenant in the Lafayette Guards, State Militia. He afterward was sergeant of the La. Heavy artillery. for some time he was with general Logan's mounted infantry in Mississippi. Returning to La. he volunteered in the twenty-sixth La. Infantry, under general Thomas, at Alexandria, and was orderly sergeant of Co. D. He continued in service until the army was disbanded near Pleasant Hill, La., in the spring of 1865. He returned to farming approx 200 achrres of land. He served as Justice of the Peace for some time, school board member for 4 years and was active in church & civic affairs.



    Father: JAMES HENRY HOFFPAUIR b: 1 JAN 1808 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    Mother: MARIE " MELINDE" FAULK b: 22 JUL 1813 in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana

    Marriage 1 AMELIA STUTES b: MAR 1837 in Louisiana
    • Married: 1857
    Children
    1. Has Children MARY LESLIE HOFFPAUIR b: APR 1861
    2. Has Children MARTHA F. "KITTY" HOFFPAUIR b: DEC 1867
    3. Has No Children PAUL F. HOFFPAUIR b: ABT 1869
    4. Has Children ROBERT FRANCIS HOFFPAUIR b: JAN 1872
    5. Has Children JOHN PERCY HOFFPAUIR b: 18 SEP 1873
    6. Has Children EULA JANE HOFFPAUIR b: 16 DEC 1876 in Duson, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
    7. Has No Children IDA BLANCHE HOFFPAUIR b: MAY 1880 in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
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