Paul Valex Nezat

M, #1936, b. 8 June 1894, d. 17 August 1940
Granduncle of Joseph Wayne Peery
Descendants of Pierre Nezat
     Paul Valex Nezat was born on 8 June 1894 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Marcel Nezat and Marie Alicia Marks.1 Paul Valex Nezat also went by the name of Valex. He appeared as a son on the census of 25 June 1900 in the household of Marcel Nezat and Marie Alicia Nezat at 1st Ward, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2 He was the godfather of Lawrence Wilford Nezat baptized on 2 November 1906 at Church of St. Leo The Great, 126 Church Road, Leonville, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3 He appeared as a brother on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Bussy Nezat at 3rd Ward, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4 He married Marie Laura Carriere, daughter of Ambroise Carriere and Alice Friou, on 12 September 1915.5 He died on 17 August 1940 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 46 years, 2 months and 9 days.6,7,8 He was buried at St. Landry Catholic Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.8

Children of Paul Valex Nezat and Marie Laura Carriere


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, NEZAT, Paul Valex (Marcel & Alicia MAX) b. 8 June 1894 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.283).
  2. [S797] 25 Jun 1900, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T623_580, P22A.
  3. [S46] Vol IV, P71, Baptism Certificate - Lawrence Wilfrid Nezat, 24 Jul 1948, St. Leo the Great Catholic Church.
  4. [S798] 07 May 1910, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T624_529, Image 1553, P25B.
  5. [S3] Jack Claude Nezat, The Nezat and Allied Families.
  6. [S369] Family Search, online, Valex Vezat, "Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956"
    Name:      Valex Vezat
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    Event Type:      Death
    Event Date:      17 Aug 1940
    Event Place:      Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana
    Gender:      Male
    Age:      48
    Race (Original):      White
    Birth Year (Estimated):      1892
    Father's Name:     Marcel Nezat
    Father's Titles and Terms:     
    Mother's Name:     Alicia Blanchard
    Mother's Titles and Terms:     
    Spouse's Name:     Laura Canure
    Spouse's Titles and Terms:     
    Certificate Number:      11730
    GS Film number:      2358926
    Digital Folder Number:      004216114
    Image Number:      01953.
  7. [S4] Louisiana, U.S., Statewide Death Index, 1819-1964, online, Vol 27/Cert 11730
    Valex Nezat.
  8. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 103272213 - Paul Valex Nezat
    Section 8.
  9. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Find a Grave, database and images (… accessed 14 August 2022), memorial page for Milburn J. “Slim” Nezat (1 Mar 1917–10 Jun 2002), Find a Grave Memorial ID 129649518, citing Bellevue Memorial Park, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA; Maintained by Sharon Soileau (contributor 48346913).