George W. ADDISON of Georgetown, South Carolina removed to St. Landry Parish, Louisiana around 1820.He went into business with Joel SANDOZ and together they published the Opelousas Gazette, one of the oldest newspapers in the state of Louisiana.
OBITPARISH OF VERMILION
E. I. (Eugene Isidore) ADDISON, Abbeville.--E. I. ADDISON, editor of the Meridional, was born in Opelousas, Louisiana, December 30, 1837. He was the son of George W. and Arthemise (RICHARD) ADDISON.George W. ADDISON was a native of GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA. He removed to Louisiana early in life, where he married.He was for many years editor and proprietor of the Opelousas Gazette, at Opelousas, one of the first papers published in that part of the State. He died in 1852.The mother of our subject was a native of St. Landry parish, Louisiana.She died in 1845.
E. I. ADDISON received his education in the schools of his locality, and learned the trade of printer at Abbeville, Louisiana, in the office of the Meridional, then owned and edited by E. I. Guegnon, of which he had charge until the breaking out of the war.In 1862, he enlisted in Fournet's Yellow Jacket Battalion, and served through the entire war.After the surrender he returned home and resumed charge of the Meridional, which he has published up to the present time.In January, 1891, Dr. C. J. Edwards acquired an interest in the business.The Meridional is a local weekly newspaper, Democratic in politics, and devoted to the interests of Vermilion parish in general. Mr. ADDISON was married in December, 1860, to Miss Marie A. Blanchet.To them have been born eight children, five sons and three daughters, viz: Joseph F., deceased; P. Gilbert, George C., Adolph G., E. I., Jr., deceased; Maria C., Marie M. and Marie Augustine.Mrs. Addison Died April 16, 1890.
George W. ADDISON married 1) Martha BELL on June 19, 1832. He married 2) Arthemise Pierre RICHARD (daughter of Pierre Gregoire RICHARD & Marie Anne PATRI)on 9 Oct 1833
Children of George W. ADDISON and Arthemise Pierre RICHARD were:
1) John ADDISON born 15 July1834 (Opelousas Ch.: v.3, p.291) (died young)
+2) Mary/Marie Temsey ADDISON born 9Aug. 1836 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p. 113) - died before 1880 Census.
+3) Eugene Isadore "E. I." ADDISON born 30 Dec.1837 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p. 117)
+4) Augustine ADDISON born 14 July 1839 (Opel. Ch: v.4, p. 150)
+5) Thomas ADDISON baptized. 28 August 1845 at age 7 months(Opel.Ch.: v.4, p.255).
Arthemise Pierre RICHARD died shortly after the birth of Thomas Uhton ADDISON.After the death of George W. ADDISON in 1852 (Thomas was 7), Thomas lived with the family of his maternal uncle, Joachim RICHARD.
1860 US CENSUS
Vermilionville, Lafayette parish, Attakapas County, Louisiana
Series: M653Roll: 412Page: 838
27 July 1860
RICHARD, Joachim, 45, male, white, planter, Real Estate: $4900 ?, Personal Estate: $1900, Birthplace: LA
RICHARD, Azelie, 41, female, white, planter, Birthplace: LA
RICHARD,Marins, 17,male, white, planter, Birthplace: LA
RICHARD,Felicia, 15, female, white, planter, Birthplace: LA
RICHARD, Helena, 12, female, white, planter, Birthplace: LA
RICHARD, Anesia, 10, female, white, planter, Birthplace: LA
RICHARD, Eulalie, 7, female, white, planter, Birthplace: LA
ADISON, Thomas, 15, male, white, Planter, Personal Estate: $1900, Birthplace: LA
+2) Mary/Marie Temsey ADDISON marriedm. 4 June 1855 Paul Hypolite LEGER (son of Hypolite LEGER & Marcelite LEBERT) (Laf. Ch.: v. 4, p. 114)
+3) Eugene Isadore "E. I. ADDISON married 17 DEC 1860 to Marie Anastasie BLANCHET (Abbeville Ch.: v. 1, p. 172)
+4) Augustine ADDISON married 10 April 1856 Michel CROUCHET/CROUCHETTE/CROCHET of France(Laf. Ch.: v. 4, p. 127)
+5)Thomas uhton ADDISON married 25 April 1865 SuzanneMELANCON (daughter of Joseph Ozeme MELANCON & Emelie Carmelite BROUSSARD) (Laf. Ch.: v. 4, p. 217)
1) Succession of George W. ADDISON (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #1679)
2) SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA RECORDS by Rev. Donald J. Hebert
3) 1880 US Census [LDS family Center website at http://www.familysearch.orghttp://www.familysearch.org
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5)4) 1870 US Census [Heritage Quest Online at http://www.heritagequestonline.com]http://www.heritagequestonline.com]
George W. ADDISON's NAME:
1) Succession: George W. ADDISON
2) Marriage Records: George W. ADDISON
3) Thomas & Augustine's Baptismal Record: George Washington ADDISON
4) daughter's marriage records: George William ADDISON
5) Thomas's marriage records: John Washington ADDISON
6) Mary Temsey ADDISON name her first child George Washington Leger.
7) Thomas Uhton ADDISON named a son Thomas Washington ADDISON.