Laveau, Marie

Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1881 AD, at 97 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Queen

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.

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