Person:Donald Benoit (1)

Murphy Donald Benoit
d.11 Aug 1945
m. ABT 1901
  1. Robert Julian Benoit1903 - 1983
  2. Helen Nora Benoit1906 - 1941
  3. Murphy Donald Benoit1913 - 1945
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Murphy Donald Benoit
Gender Male
Birth[2][1] 29 Aug 1913 Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA
Residence[1] 13 Jan 1920 Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States
Residence[2] 1930 Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States
Death? 11 Aug 1945
Burial? Niblett's Bluff Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 33840297)



Donald Benoit, son of Murphy Benoit and Lucy Wing, was born in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.


Services Held Sunday for Murphy Donald Benoit

VINTON, LA. Aug. 13. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday from the Vinton residence of Murphy Donald Benoit, 32, who died at 3 a.m., Saturday at the John Sealy hospital in Galveston.

The Rev. Mr. Bell, Methodist minister at Vinton, conducted the service. Burial was at Niblett's Bluff Cemetery, with the Hixson Funeral Home in charge.

A lifelong resident of Vinton, Mr. Benoit was born at Singer, LA, and was a member of the Methodist church. He had been employed at the Consolidated Shipyards at Orange, TX.

He is survived by his widow, Stella Benoit, a brother, and his father, Murphy Benoit.

Funeral Rites for Murphy D. Benoit

VINTON, LA. Aug. 14. Murphy Donald Benoit died at John Sealey Hospital in Galveston Saturday at 3 am.

A native of Vinton, he attended Vinton high school, and was employed at Consolidated Steel Corporation in Orange as night fire inspector.

Funeral services were held at the family home Sunday at 4 pm. under the direction of Hixson funeral home. Rev. G.A. Bell conducted the services and burial was at Nibletts Bluff Cemetery.

Surviving Mr. Benoit are his father, Murphy Benoit, his wife, and one brother, Bob Benoit, all of Vinton.

Pallbearers were Floyd Holland, Olivier Barrios(?), Phillip F?, Harry Navarre, Paul Johnson, and German Wing.


Census Records

Newspaper Clippings


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States. Bureau of the Census. 14th census, 1920. Louisiana, 1920 federal census : soundex and population schedules. (Washington [District of Columbia]: The National Archives, 193-?), Year: 1920; Census Place: Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana; Roll: T625_606; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 501., 13 Jan 1920, Primary quality.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 United States. Bureau of the Census. 15th census, 1930. Louisiana, 1930 federal census: soundex and populations schedules ; NARA microfilm publications T626 and M2054. (Washington, District of Columbia: Bureau of the Census Micro-Film Laboratory, 199-?), Year: 1930; Census Place: Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana; Roll: 789; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 245.0., 11 Apr 1930, Primary quality.
  3.   Lake Charles, Louisiana. American Press. (Lake Charles, Louisiana).