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Godfrey J. Olivier Genealogy Collection

Identifier: MS-00211

Scope and Contents

This collection contains pedigree and lineage charts, family group sheets, family history excerpts, a picture book, stamp collection, census and militia lists, correspondence, and issues of Terrebonne Magazine. It includes newspaper clippings and baptismal, marriage, and death certificates.


  • 1701-2005

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Physical rights are retained by Nicholls State University. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical Note

Godfrey James Olivier was born 6 May 1928 in Houma, La. to David J. Olivier and Esther A. Beadle. A member of the Terrebonne Genealogical Society, Olivier researched his family tree as far back as the seventeenth century and shared it with the Society. Upon Olivier's death in 2005, Nancy L. Wright compiled his family tree into bound volumes.


21 Linear Feet (22 boxes)

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Sensitive Materials Statement

This collection may contain material(s) with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Ellender Memorial Library and Nicholls State University assume no responsibility.
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Repository Details

Part of the Nicholls State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ellender Memorial Library
Nicholls State University
906 E 1st St.
Thibodaux Louisiana 70310 USA