Marie Julie Nezat1

F, #932, b. 22 September 1903, d. 1 January 1967
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
Descendants of Pierre Nezat (#1)
Descendants of Pierre Nezat (#2)
     Marie Julie Nezat was born on 22 September 1903 at Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1,2 She was the daughter of Antoine Nezat and Odile Marie Gaudet.1 Marie Julie Nezat also went by the name of Julia. She married Preston Joseph Devillier on 10 April 1920 at Jefferson County, Texas.3,2 She and Preston Joseph Devillier were divorced circa 1938.4 She married Jack Charles Richardson.2 She died of cardiac arrest from pancreatic cancer at 12:55 am on 1 January 1967 at her home at 1901 10th Avenue, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, at age 63 years, 3 months and 10 days.1,2 She was buried on 2 January 1967 at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, Jefferson County, Texas.5,6,2

Children of Marie Julie Nezat and Preston Joseph Devillier

Family: Marie Julie Nezat and Jack Charles Richardson


  1. [S765] Julia Nezat Richardson, Texas Department of Health-Death Certificate, Name     Julia Nezat Richardson
    Gender     Female
    Race     White
    Age     63
    Birth Date     22 Sep 1903
    Birth Place     Port Barre, Louisiana
    Residence     Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, USA
    Death Date     1 Jan 1967
    Death Place     Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, USA
    Father     Anthony Nezat
    Mother     Odile M Gaudet
    Certificate Number     04101.
  2. [S3] Jack Claude Nezat, The Nezat and Allied Families.
  3. [S1535] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965, online, Name     Julia Nezat
    Gender     Female
    Marriage Date     10 Apr 1920
    Marriage Place     Jefferson, Texas, United States
    Spouse     Preston De Villier
    FHL Film Number     1311474.
  4. [S1318] 1940 United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah.
  5. [S765] Julia Nezat Richardson, Texas Department of Health-Death Certificate.
  6. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Find a Grave, database and images (… : accessed 08 May 2022), memorial page for Marie Julie “Julia” Nezat Richardson (22 Sep 1903–1 Jan 1967), Find a Grave Memorial ID 34138704, citing Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, Jefferson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sebastian (contributor 46550973) .
  7. [S1422] Death Records, U. S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Name:     Mary Melrose Devillier
    [Melrose Foster]
    [Melrose Leblanc]
    [C Foster]
    [Mary Melrose Deviller]
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     3 Jan 1923
    Birth Place:     Opelousas St, Louisiana
    [Opelousas, Louisiana]
    Death Date:     5 Dec 1989
    Father:     Preston Deviller
    Mother:     Julia Nezat
    SSN:     461205292
    Notes:     May 1941: Name listed as MARY MELROSE DEVILLIER; Nov 1974: Name listed as MELROSE FOSTER; 14 Jul 1989: Name listed as MELROSE FOSTER LEBLANC; : Name listed as C S FOSTER; 09 Dec 1989: Name listed as MELROSE LEBLANC.
  8. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online, Name:     Donald Preston Devillier
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     11 Jul 1934
    Birth Place:     Jefferson, Texas, USA
    Father: Preston Joseph Devillier
    Mother: Julia Nezat
    Roll number:     1934_0002.