Marie Zilia Roy1

F, #1939, b. 29 January 1876, d. 23 September 1947
Grandaunt of Joseph Wayne Peery
Descendants of Pierre Nezat (#1)
Descendants of Pierre Nezat (#2)
     Marie Zilia Roy was born on 29 January 1876 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 She may have been born on 29 January 1877 at Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2 She may have been born on 29 January 1875 at Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3 She was the daughter of Henri Homer Roy and Marie Alicia Marks.2 She appeared as a daughter on the census of 15 June 1880 in the household of Marcel Nezat and Marie Alicia Marks at South 1/2 of 1st Ward, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4 She and Edouard Ardoin may have been married on 21 January 1899 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.5 She married Edouard Ardoin, son of Theodat Ardoin and Marie Cephise Ortego, on 7 February 1899 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.6 She and Edouard Ardoin were related to each other as 5th cousins once removed. She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Edouard Ardoin, on 26 June 1925 at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.7,2 She died of colon cancer at 6:00 pm on 23 September 1947 at her home at 1114 Lake Street, Orange, Orange County, Texas, at age 71 years, 7 months and 25 days.2,8 She was buried at St. Landry Catholic Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3,2

Children of Marie Zilia Roy and Edouard Ardoin


  1. [S88] SWLR - St. Francis Regis Catholic Church, ROY, Marie Zilia (Henry Homere & Marie Alicia MARKS) b. 29 Jan. 1876 (Arnaudville Ch.: v. 3, p. 154).
  2. [S1157] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, online, Zelia Roy Ardoin, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
    Name:      Zelia Roy Ardoin
    Event Type:      Death
    Event Date:      23 Sep 1947
    Event Place:      Orange, Orange, Texas, United States
    Gender:      Female
    Marital Status:      Widowed
    Birth Date:      29 Jan 1877
    Birthplace:      Grand Coteau, Louisiana
    Father's Name:     Homer Roy
    Mother's Name:     Alicia Marx
    Certificate Number:      39534
    GS Film number:     2218730
    Digital Folder Number:     005144710
    Image Number:      00562.
  3. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 118268770 - Zelia Roy Ardoin.
  4. [S144] 15 Jun 1880, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T9_469, P158D.
  5. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, ARDOIN, Eddie m. 21 Jan. 1899 Zelia ROY (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #27151).
  6. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, ARDOIN, Eddie (Theodor & Sephize ORTEGO) m. 7 Feb. 1899 Zelia ROY (Homer & Alicia MARKS) (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.227).
  7. [S4] Louisiana, U.S., Statewide Death Index, 1819-1964, online, Louisiana, Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949 about Edward Ardoin
    Name:     Edward Ardoin     
    Death Date:     26 Jun 1925
    Estimated Birth Year:     1876
    Age:     49 years

    Parish:     St. Landry
    Certificate Number:     9751
    Volume:     23
    Title:     Louisiana Statewide Death Indeces 1900-1929.
  8. [S391] Texas Death Index, online, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 about Zelia Roy Ardoin
    Name:     Zelia Roy Ardoin
    Death Date:     23 Sep 1947
    Death County:     Orange
    Certificate:     39534.
  9. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, ARDOIN, Paul Clifford (Eddie & Celia ROY) b. 20 Nov. 1899 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.461).
  10. [S1157] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, online, Clifford Ardoin, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
    Name:      Clifford Ardoin
    Event Type:      Death
    Event Date:      07 Sep 1966
    Event Place:      Orange, Orange, Texas, United States
    Gender:      Male
    Marital Status:      Married
    Birth Date:      22 Nov 1899
    Birthplace:      Opelousas, Louisiana
    Father's Name:     Eddie Ardoin
    Mother's Name:     Zelia Roy
    Certificate Number:      61415
    GS Film number:     2118406
    Digital Folder Number:     005144884
    Image Number:      01801.