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Family of Nathan TISDALE and Catherine LAMONT

Husband: Nathan TISDALE (1831-1901)
Wife: Catherine LAMONT (1839-1903)
Children: Adelaide TISDALE (1861- )
Walter TISDALE (1865- )
Julian Grecian TISDALE (1868-1949)
Eva TISDALE ( - )
Mae TISDALE ( - )
Maude TISDALE ( - )
Edgar TISDALE ( - )

Husband: Nathan TISDALE

Name: Nathan TISDALE
Sex: Male
Father: Joseph Wade TISDALE (1808-1848)
Mother: Mary Amelia WILSON ( - )
Birth Jan 8, 1831
Death Jul 24, 1901 (age 70) Rochelle, LA
Burial Metarie, LA

Wife: Catherine LAMONT

Name: Catherine LAMONT
Sex: Female
Father: Cyrus LAMONT ( - )
Mother: Jane Josephine LEWIS ( - )
Birth Aug, 1839 Balize, Plaquemines Parish, LA
Death Jan 31, 1903 (age 63) Olla, LA

Child 1: Adelaide TISDALE

Name: Adelaide TISDALE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Benjamin Franklin PENDARVIS (1858-1912)
Birth Jun 1, 1861

Child 2: Walter TISDALE

Name: Walter TISDALE
Sex: Male
Birth Aug 2, 1865 Osyka, MS

Child 3: Julian Grecian TISDALE

Name: Julian Grecian TISDALE
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Alice MCDONALD ( - )
Spouse 2: Emma MILES (1877-1974)
Birth Jul 1, 1868
Death Apr 6, 1949 (age 80) Tullos

Child 4: Eva TISDALE

Sex: Female

Child 5: Mae TISDALE

Sex: Female

Child 6: Maude TISDALE

Name: Maude TISDALE
Sex: Female

Child 7: Edgar TISDALE

Name: Edgar TISDALE
Sex: Male

Note on Husband: Nathan TISDALE

Joseph's son, Nathan, was born Jan. 8, 1831, and was married to

Catherine (or Katherine) Lamont (also Lemont, Lamott and LaMothe), who

was born in August 1839 in Balize, Plaquemines Parish, La. and died

Jan. 31, 1903 in Olla, La., buried in Magnolia Cemetery. She was

daughter of Cyrus and Jane Joseph Lewis (Louis) Michell Lamont.

Nathan attended Washington Public School. He lived in Covington, La.


1855. He was a ships carpenter. He came to Algiers Orleans dry dock


worked at Louisiana Dock No. 1. He joined the Algiers Guards when the

Civil War broke out, seeking to reach brothers Richard and Joseph in


He was detailed to Charleston, S.C. and nearly died from "typhoid

pneumonia" at Magnolia, Miss. At the Siege of Mobile, he received a

terrible wound. A ball cut away the right eyeball, breaking his nose,


through his left jaw and lodging in his left shoulder. He was paroled

with Gen. Dick Taylor at Meridian, Miss. He worked five months on a

steamship, the Mary Morgan, then in the Texas trade. He then resigned

due to his wife's ill

health. He worked as a carpenter on the steamships Harlan, Gussie and

Hughes, Morgan City and Algiers, all of the Morgan Line. He was on the

Gussie when it was supposed to be lost at sea, on the Harlan when she

burned at Bluefield and while on the Steamship Algiers in Mobile

Harbor, he fell down an open hatchway, a distance of 18 feet, and lay

unconscious for a long time. He had two ribs broken in another fall,

and had a cancer cut from his lip. He and Catharine had nine children,

among them: Adelaide, born June 1, 1861; Walter, born Aug. 2, 1865 in

Osyka, Miss.; Julian Grecian, born July 1, 1868; Eva; Mae; Maude;


Nathan died July 24, 1901 in Rochelle, La. at the home of his son,

Julian, and is buried in the Confederate Tomb, Army of Tennessee,

Metarie, La.