Re: nathan abshire relatives?
I am also 'assuming' that this is the person in reference:
Nathan Joseph Abshire
Generation No. 1
1.NATHAN JOSEPH6 ABSHIRE(LENNIS5, THEOPHILE (GUS)4, THEOPHILE3, THEOPHILE ABRAHAM2, JEAN JACQUES (JOHN ABCHER)1) was born 27 Jun 1913 in Gueydan, Vermilion, LA, [Gueydan, LA Ch.: v.1, p.148] & died 13 May 1981, Basile, Evangeline Parish, LA.He married OLA BOUDREAUX.She was born 23 Jan 1911, & died 19 May 1997, Basile, Evangeline Parish, LA.
Notes for NATHAN JOSEPH ABSHIRE:
Cajun accordionist Nathan Abshire was born in Gueydan, LA 27 Jun 1913.His most famous recording was "Pine Grove Blues," based on fellow Cajun musician Columbus Frugé’s earlier recording, "Tite negresse."Abshire recorded for several labels, including Swallow, Folkways, La Louisianne, & Kajun.He died 13 May 1981, in Basile, LA.Abshire helped to revive Cajun culture by representing it at numerous folk & music festivals. Nathan is buried in St Augustine Cemetery, Basile, LA.