Person:Geneva Montie (1)

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Genevieve Montie
b.Jun 1879 Lake Charles, LA
d.1920
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Name Genevieve Montie
Alt Name Geneva Montie
Gender Female
Birth? Jun 1879 Lake Charles, LA
Marriage About 1896 to Michel Maran Benoit
Alt Death? 28 Sept 1915
Death? 1920

Geneva "Genevieve" "Jenny" Montie

Jenny Montie, was born around 1879. Her parents were Nicholas and Scholastie Montie. Her brothers were Hypoleat and Nathaniel.

Jenny married Michel Maran Benoit around 1896. Michel would have been around 62 years old at the time of their marriage, and Geneva would have been around 17 years of age. Michele and Geneva had three daughters. According to Michel's son Willie Benoit, there were also two children from this marriage who died, Jessie and Bennie. Willie was young when his mother Marie Domathile died, so Geneva raised him. According to Willie, "she was a good woman."

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  1.   Records of Willie Benoit.

    Michel Benoit's 3rd wife was Genevieve Montie, d. Sept 28, 1915.

    Children of Michel Benoit and Genevieve Montie:
    * Ida
    * Loucille (this is how Willie Benoit spelled it)
    * Lillie Mae
    * Jessie - died
    * Bennie - died