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Laveau, Marie

Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1881 AD

1783 – Marie Laveau was born.

1819 – She married Jacques Paris, also a free Creole of color, on the 4th of August, her marriage certificate is preserved in Saint Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.

1820 – Jacques Paris died under unexplained circumstances; after his death, Marie Laveau became a hairdresser who catered to wealthy white families.

1881 – Marie Glapion Lavau died on the 15th of June, aged 98.