Louis Frederick de Lesdernier Papers
Manuscript Collection: MC179
Louis Frederick de Lesdernier IV, son of Captain George Henry and Jane Lucella de Lesdernier, was born on August 27, 1837 in Portland, Maine; they moved to Texas in 1839. Lesdernier joined the Lone Star Rifles of Galveston, Texas, in Feb. 1861. Lesdernier served until the close of the war in 1865. He married Eliza Jane Granger of Houston, Texas, in 1867 and they had ten children: Louis Frederick V, Jane Lucile, George Henry, Bessie, Eliza Vive, Stafford Granger, John Reginald, MaBelle, Jamie Granger and Aimee Lee. Louis Frederick de Lesdernier died on December 13, 1888, in Florida and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
The Louis Frederick de Lesdernier Collection is comprised of two items: a biographical sketch and a photograph dated in 1873. The biographical sketch of Louis Frederick de Lesdernier details the Lone Star Rifles member from his birth to his death and includes genealogical information regarding his children. The 1873 portrait of Lesdernier was taken by Barr ＆ Wright, photographers of Houston, Texas.
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[Identification of Item], Louis Frederick de Lesdernier Papers, MC179, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.
Mrs. MaBelle de Lesdernier Carr ＆ Mrs. Aimee Lee de Lesdernier Adkins, Mar. 1957.
Processed by Lisa M. Lomas, 2012.