Marie Philomene Nezat

F, #2924, b. 21 June 1892, d. 1 December 1951
Grandaunt of Joseph Wayne Peery
Descendants of Pierre Nezat
Marie Philomene Nezat
Wife of William Smith
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     Marie Philomene Nezat was born on 21 June 1892 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1,2 She was the daughter of Marcel Nezat and Marie Alicia Marks. She and Bertha Josephine Nezat were twins. She appeared as a daughter on the census of 25 June 1900 in the household of Marcel Nezat and Marie Alicia Nezat at 1st Ward, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3 She married William Smith on 25 July 1921 at Orange County, Texas.4,2 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, William Smith, on 5 June 1927 at Richland Parish, Louisiana.5,6 She died of cancer at 3:35 pm on 1 December 1951 at her home at 628 Dorchester Street, Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 59 years, 5 months and 10 days.1,2 She was buried at St. Landry Catholic Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.7

Children of Marie Philomene Nezat and William Smith

  • Mary Alice Smith2
  • William Landis Smith2


  1. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online
  2. [S3] Jack Claude Nezat, The Nezat and Allied Families.
  3. [S797] 25 Jun 1900, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T623_580, P22A.
  4. [S1244] Texas Marriages 1966-2010, online, William Smith
    mentioned in the record of William Smith and Marie Nezat
    Name:     William Smith
    Spouse's Name:     Marie Nezat
    Event Date:     25 Jul 1921
    Event Place:     Orange County, Texas
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59162-1 , System Origin: Texas-EASy , GS Film number: 1021147 , Reference ID: Volume 7 Page 579

    Citing this Record
    "Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 February 2015), William Smith and Marie Nezat, 25 Jul 1921; citing Orange County, Texas, , reference Volume 7 Page 579; FHL microfilm 1,021,147.
  5. [S4] Louisiana, U.S., Statewide Death Index, 1819-1964, online, NAME:     William Smith
    DEATH DATE:     5 Jun 1927
    AGE:     44 years

    PARISH:     Richland
    VOLUME:     18
    TITLE:     Louisiana Statewide Death Indeces 1900-1929.
  6. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 103272215 - William Smith.
  7. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 103272216 - Marie P Nezat Smith.