Fifth Generation


26. Joseph D. COCO dit Baldony was born on 1 March 1827 in Marksville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.264 He was baptized on 22 March 1827 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.264 He appeared in the census in 1850 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Pauline, and 8-month-old son, Paulin. Joseph is listed as a farmer and the value of their real estate is $4000. There are 7 other people living with the family including 17-year-old Henry Saucier. One of them was a German man (E. Fritz) whose occupation was listed as a cooper, Nicolas Saucier (a farmer), and four mulatto bricklayers (Prosper, Pierre Hernandez, Delhoste and Joseph). Joseph appeared in the census in 1860 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Pauline, and their five children (Paulin, Aurelia, Aurelian, Dominique and Oscar). Joseph was listed as a farmer and the value of their real estate was $22000 and their personal real estate was worth $500. Civil War Military service: Private Company I, 4th Regiment Engr. Troops, Louisiana, CSA at Civil War. He appeared in the census in 1870 at Subdivision No. 6 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Pauline and seven children (Aureline, D.Camille, Oscar, Victor, Rosa, Josephine and Adele). Joseph was listed as a farmer with a real estate value of $5000 and $1000 personal property value. He died on 2 July 1872 at the age of 45 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.265 Joseph was buried on 3 July 1872 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,265,266 He had his estate in succession on 5 July 1872 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. His succession was opened by his brother, Valery Coco, requesting that a tutor be assigned for the minor children: Dominique Camille, Oscar, Victor Emmanuel, Rosa, Josephine & Adele Eulalie. Joseph's brother, Alphonse Bienvenue Coco, became the tutor (guardian) of the minor children.122,123 Pauline (Marie Pauline/Polina/Poline) MAYEUX and Joseph D. COCO dit Baldony11,251,252 were united in Civil Marriage on 26 May 1846 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,267 They1,267 were married on 26 May 1846 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.268

27. Pauline (Marie Pauline/Polina/Poline) MAYEUX was born on 23 March 1831 in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.269 She was baptized on 23 April 1831 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.269 She appeared in the census in 1850 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with her husband, Joseph, and 8-month-old son, Paulin. Joseph is listed as a farmer and the value of their real estate is $4000. There are 7 other people living with the family including 17-year-old Henry Saucier. One of them was a German man (E. Fritz) whose occupation was listed as a cooper, Nicolas Saucier (a farmer), and four mulatto bricklayers (Prosper, Pierre Hernandez, Delhoste and Joseph). Pauline appeared in the census in 1860 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with her husband, Joseph, and their five children (Paulin, Aurelia, Aurelian, Dominique and Oscar). Joseph was listed as a farmer and the value of their real estate was $22000 and their personal real estate was worth $500. She appeared in the census on 27 July 1870 at Subdivision No. 6 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Pauline and seven children (Aureline, D.Camille, Oscar, Victor, Rosa, Josephine and Adele). Joseph was listed as a farmer with a real estate value of $5000 and $1000 personal property value. She died on 7 November 1870 at the age of 39 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,270 Pauline was buried on 8 November 1870 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,270,271 She had her estate in succession on 23 Jan 1871 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.

Children were:

i.

Caroline COCO was born on 16 September 1847 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.272 She was baptized on 17 October 1847 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.272 She died before 1850 at the age of 3.

ii.

Paulin Jackson COCO was born on 31 December 1849 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.273,274 He was baptized on 8 March 1850 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.274 He appeared in the census in 1900 in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Eliska, and two sons (Joseph and Willard). Paulin was a farmer. The document indicated that two of the couple's children were already deceased but both of the remaining sons were in school. In addition, a 20-year-old white female boarder by the name of Dora Smith was living with the family and working for them as a house servant. The census also stated that Eliska's father was born in Ohio. Paulin appeared in the census in 1920 in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Jean Longmire. Paulin was listed as 70 years of age and Jean was 67. He died on 21 April 1921 at the age of 71 in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.275,276 He was buried on 22 April 1921 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. His grandson, Joseph Willard Coco, is buried with him.275,277

iii.

Pauline COCO was born on 31 December 1849 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.274 She was baptized on 8 March 1850 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.274 She died before the 1850 census was taken because she does not appear with the family. One scenario is that the "Pauline Coco" baptized on 8 March 1850 was actually Paulin Coco or that Pauline and Pauline were twins and Pauline died shortly after birth.

iv.

Aurelia COCO was baptized in 1851 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.278 She was born on 8 August 1851 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.278 She died on 25 March 1906 at the age of 54 in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.279 Aurelia was buried at Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.279

v.

Aurelien COCO was born on 6 August 1853 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.280 He was baptized in 1853 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.280 He died on 7 May 1863 at the age of 9 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.281 Aurelien was buried on 8 May 1863 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery & Mausoleum in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.281

vi.

Dominique Camile COCO was born in 1855 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.282 He was baptized in 1855 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.282 He died on 28 March 1931 at the age of 76 in Marksville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.283

vii.

Oscar COCO was born on 23 March 1857 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.284 He was baptized in 1857 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.284 He died on 30 November 1877 at the age of 20 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.285 Oscar was buried in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.285

viii.

Victor Emmanuel COCO was born in 1862.

ix.

Rose COCO was born in 1864.

x.

Jos├ęphine COCO. was born about 7 January 1866 in Moreauville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.106 She appeared in the census in 1910 at Police Jury Ward 6 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. She appeared in the census in 1920 at Police Jury Ward 06 in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. Jos├ęphine appeared in the census in 1940 at Police Jury Ward 6 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. She died on 20 April 1943 at the age of 77 in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,106 She was buried on 21 April 1943 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Bordelonville (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. ...My Great-Grandmother...106,107

xi.

Adele Eulalie COCO was born in April 1869.286 She died before 27 November 1920 at the age of 51.