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Leontine Josephine Morlas

Leontine Josephine Morlas

Female 1889 - 1972  (83 years)

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  • Name Leontine Josephine Morlas  [1
    Born 19 Jan 1889  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Feb 1972  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Metairie Cemetery (Lake Lawn Metairie), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Called "Daughter."

      ZAHN Leontine Morlas Zahn, on Sunday evening, February 20, 1972, at 7:15 o'clock. Wife of the late Edward George Zahn; mother of Mrs. James E. Johnson and Miss Bennie Zahn, both of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mrs. Leon R. Kleinpeter Jr. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mrs. Emile Martin III of Belle Chasse, Louisiana; daughter of the late Lucine Roquevert and John Morlas, Sr.; sister of Mrs. Estelle Trapani; Sister Mary Cyril RSM, Mrs. Eugene Schoenfeld, Mrs. Alvin Rohli, all of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mrs. Eugenie Bishop of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Mrs. Kenneth Carpenter of Woodward, Oklahoma and Leon Morlas of Pass Christian, Mississippi and the late Mrs. Clothilde Bordes, Mrs. Lucille Quinn, John, Louis and Paul Morlas; also survived by 16 grandchildren. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., 4127 S. Claiborne Ave. (parking entrance adjoining), on Tuesday, February 22, 1972, at 9 o'clock a.m. followed by Requiem Mass at St. Rita's Church. Interment in Metairie Cemetery. Contributions to St. Michael's Special School, 1526 Chippew St., preferred.

      (Obituary courtesy of Keith McGuire)
    Person ID I973  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John Dominic Morlas,   b. 25 Aug 1865, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1923, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Lucine Roquevert,   b. 28 Jan 1869, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1946, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 May 1888  St. Stephen's Church, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Photos
    Morlas Family Reunion, New Orleans, 1987
    Morlas Family Reunion, New Orleans, 1987
    Over 120 family members were present for this reunion, most of them descended from John Dominic Morlas and Lucine Roquevert of New Orleans
    Albums
    Morlas Siblings & Cousins Reunions
    Morlas Siblings & Cousins Reunions (10)
    Held in New Orleans starting in 1927
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Edward George Zahn,   b. 4 Feb 1879, Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1948, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1918  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Their four daughters were born at the combination home and grocery store they owned and operated, located on Calhoun Street.

      Daughter's Nettie and Lucy visted their Aunt Josephine McGuire's family in Oklahoma during the summer of 1945.
    Children 
     1. Johanette "Nettie" Amanda Zahn,   b. 6 Oct 1919, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1995, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Living
     3. Lucine Morlas Zahn,   b. 19 Feb 1925, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 2013, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Bennie Jay Zahn,   b. 20 Jul 1927, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2016, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F712  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1889 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1972 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Metairie Cemetery (Lake Lawn Metairie), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Morlas, Lucine and daughters
    Morlas, Lucine and daughters
    This formal portrait of Mms. Morlas and her daughters was taken around 1918 in New Orleans. Her husband and her four sons were not pictured.

    Back Row (l to r): Eugenia, Juliet, Leontine, Clothilde

    Front Row (l to r): Estelle, Josephine, Eleanor, Mme. Lucine Roquevert Morlas, Vivian, Lucille
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Morlas Siblings, 1946
    Morlas Siblings, 1946
    This photo was probably taken in February 1946, when the children of John Morlas and Lucine Roquevert were together for the funeral of their mother.

    Back left to rightóLeon Morlas, Juliet Morlas, Paul Morlas, Jennie (Morlas) Bishop, John Morlas, Leontine (Morlas) Zahn, Eleanor (Morlas) Rohli, Louis Morlas.

    FrontóStella (Morlas) Trapani, Vivian (Morlas) Schoenfeld, Josephine (Morlas) McGuire, and Lucille (Morlas) Quinn.



    Morlas Sister Reunion, between 1954-1956, New Orleans
    Morlas Sister Reunion, between 1954-1956, New Orleans
    Leontine holds her granchild, the son or daughter of Lucy (Zahn) Johnson. POSITIVE ID WOULD BE APPRECIATED!
    _Morlas, Leontine
    _Morlas, Leontine
    Wife of Edward George Zahn
    B. 1889 New Orleans D. 1972 New Orleans

    Documents
    LaCreole Belle Dairy Grounds, Camille Roquevert and her niece Leontine Morlas on a homemade seesaw
    LaCreole Belle Dairy Grounds, Camille Roquevert and her niece Leontine Morlas on a homemade seesaw
    Camille was only five years older than her niece Leontine, and the two grew up together on the grounds of the families dairy

  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Zahn, Bennie Jay--The Families Pene Roquevert Morlas (Privately Published; New Orleans, LA 1992) , updates and corrections issued periodically.