M, #5242, b. 26 August 1817
Zefirin Close was born on 26 August 1817 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Major John Close and Euphrosine Barre.1 He was baptized on 12 February 1825 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 7 years, 5 months and 17 days.1 He married Pauline Close circa 1849.2 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Pauline Close, on 7 August 1874 at Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2
Family: Zefirin Close and Pauline Close
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, CLOSE, Zefirin (John & Euphrasine BARRE) b. 26 Aug. 1817, bt. 12 Feb. 1825 Pats: Jacob CLOSE & Jeanne FARRA; Mats: Charles BARRE & Magdelaine DECUIRE; Spons: William MOORE & Ulalie BARRE. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.310).
- [S13] SWLR - Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Port Barre, CLOSE, Pauline m. d. Zephiring CLOSE d. 7 Aug. 1874 at age 45 yrs. (P.