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Vita M. Reaux Genealogical Collection

Collection 254

Reaux, Vita M. (1907-2008). Genealogical Collection, 1778-1972

2¼ feet

Vita Marie Reaux was born August 16, 1907 to George Bonin Sr. and the former Noelie LeBlanc. She was married to John Rodolph Reaux and they had one son. Reaux was a member of various clubs like Fatima Seniors 50 plus club, Attakapas Historical Association Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society United Daughters of the Confederacy, and many more. She passed away on December 29, 2008 in Lafayette, Louisiana.

This collection consists of genealogical research, notes, books, pedigree charts, and indexes.

Note: Some documents are in French.Vita Bonin Reaux donated this collection.

Series:

A. Family Research 1-01 thru 1-27
B. Personal 1-28 thru Box 2
C. Publicity Box 3
D. Pedigree Charts Box 4
E. Oversize Map Case 10-08

Inventory:

A. Family Research
  Box 1
    1-01 Bernard Family: Baptism, marriage and death certificates; pedigree chart; decedents; burial records; news clippings
    1-02 Bonin Family: Baptism, marriage, death lists and certificates; War of 1812 roster; successions; Father Hebert exerts; handwritten lists; coat of arms; Bonin census 1810-1880; Spanish Land Grants; Index of Ancestors; news clippings
    1-03 Bonin Family: Baptism, marriage, death lists and certificates; War of 1812 roster; successions; Father Hebert exerts; handwritten lists; coat of arms; Bonin census 1810-1880; Spanish Land Grants; Index of Ancestors; news clippings
    1-04 Bordas Family: Death Register; letters
    1-05 Borel Family: Notes; marriage; translations; letters; legal documents; list of Louisiana Infantry 1766-1821
    1-06 Breaux Family: Letters; baptisms, deaths, marriages; notes
    1-07 Broussard Family: Letters; notes; records; successions; marriage contracts; lineage; lists; burials; death certificates; family tree; news clippings; wills
    1-08 Broussard Family: Letters; notes; records; successions; marriage contracts; lineage; lists; burials; death certificates; family tree; news clippings; wills
    1-09 Broussard Family: Letters; notes; records; successions; marriage contracts; lineage; lists; burials; death certificates; family tree; news clippings; wills
    1-10 Dugas Family: Will; notes; marriage contracts; appraisal of property; petitions; burial; descendants
    1-11 Gonsoulin Family: Notes; descendants
    1-12 Hebert Family: Baptism, marriage certificates; notes; family information such as marriage and children; Hebert information, exert from a book; Spanish Land Grant; letters; genealogical chart
    1-13 Landry Family: Lineage
    1-14 LeBlanc Family: Ancestor information; wills; marriage contracts; marriage, death, baptisms and burial certificates and records; successions; petitions; lineage; notes; records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Confederate Commands
    1-15 LeBlanc Family: Ancestor information; wills; marriage contracts; marriage, death, baptisms and burial certificates and records; successions; petitions; lineage; notes; records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Confederate Commands
    1-16 Martin Family: Last name information; letters; Genealogy of the Martin, Deblanc & Broussard Families; news clippings; photographs; notes; index of Philomene Martin’s ancestors; baptism, death, marriage certificates; burial records; marriage contracts; wills; soldier’s application for pension; invitation to Cesaire Martins funeral; succession
    1-17 Martin Family: Last name information; letters; Genealogy of the Martin, Deblanc & Broussard Families; news clippings; photographs; notes; index of Philomene Martin’s ancestors; baptism, death, marriage certificates; burial records; marriage contracts; wills; soldier’s application for pension; invitation to Cesaire Martins funeral; succession
    1-18 Mayeaux Family: Notes; book exerts; information on confirmations, marriages, deaths and baptisms
    1-19 Mendoza Family: Census information; marriage records; notes; excerpt from “The Canary Islands Migration to Louisiana 1778-1783”; baptism records; successions
    1-20 Mouton Family: News clippings; legal documents; successions; death, marriage, baptism certificates; descendants of Jean Mouton; program and invitation of dedication of historical marker for Jean Mouton; copy of speech given by J. Alfred Mouton for dedication of marker; notes; letters; lineage; photographs; brochure
    1-21 Patin Family: Burial record; marriage, burial, birth records; baptism, death certificate; name information; successions; militia information; news clippings; photographs; notes; lineage; legal documents; family information; census
    1-22 Poirier Family: History of the Poirier family
    1-23 Potier Family: Letters; baptismal record transcripts; successions; burial records; marriage records
    1-24 Reaux Family: Birth, baptism, marriage certificates; news clippings; notes
    1-25 Robicheaux Family: Notes; letters
    1-26 Tessier Family: Marriage records of Pierre Tessier and Marianne Journe
    1-27 Trahan Family: Excerpts from “La Société Historique Acadienne”
    1-28 Miscellaneous families: Marriages; news clippings; pedigree charts; successions
       
B. Personal
    1-29 Handwritten notes (Reaux)
    1-30 Handwritten notes (Reaux)
       
  Box 2
    Index of people with some information about them. Ex. Birth, marriage, death. On Index cards
       
C. Publicity
  Box 3
    3-01 Attakapas Gazette; June 1972; March 1971; June 1970; Sept. – Dec. 1970; Dec. 1971
    3-02 Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in St. Martin De Tours Catholic Cemetery
    3-03 Lists: Index to Spanish Records of La.; Marriage Dispensations in the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas 1786-1803; “Mémoires de la Société Généalogique-Recensement de Port-Royal”; “La Société Historique Acadienne”; “Les Parlers Francais D’acadie” ; Marriage and Baptism index, St. John’s Cathedral Lafayette, La.; Sons of the American Revolution La. Society Spanish Records (assorted); list of marriages; assorted death records; handwritten copy of exerts from “Pioneer Settlers in the Second Acadian Settlement”; Roster of Louisiana troops in the War of 1812; Appointment of Syndic and Construction of Church 1773
    3-04 Articles: “Southwest Louisiana: Biographical and Historical”; “Mémoires de la Société Généalogique”; Biographical Sketches of Some Acadian Exiles; “Histoire de la Population Française de L’Acadie”; “Southwest Louisiana”, Lake Peigneur
    3-05 St. Martin Parish Courthouse Records; Book year 1763-1829
    3-06 St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church: Register of St. Martinville, La. M.G. 8 G16 vol. #2
    3-07 St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Index 1822-1835
    3-08 Marriages: Church Records
    Les Parlers Français D’Acadie: Enquête Linguistique Tome I & II
       
D. Pedigree Charts
  Box 4
    4-01 Pedigree Charts (many families)
    4-02 Pedigree Charts (many families)
       
E. Oversize
  Pedigree Charts: 15 generation pedigree charts
    1. Marie Vita Bonin
    2. John Rodolph Reaux, II