MOUTON, Jules J., Lafayette then St. Martin Parish, Louisiana Submitted by Mike Miller USGENWEB NOTICE: These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by any other organization or persons. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material, must obtain the written consent of the contributor, or the legal representative of the submitter, and contact the listed USGenWeb archivist with proof of this consent. Files may be printed or copied for personal use only.
JULES J. MOUTON, CADE.--Mr. Mouton was born in Lafayette parish in 1857. He is the son of Eraste and Corinne Mouton, natives of Lafayette and St. Landry parishes, respectively. Eraste Mouton was an attorney of Lafayette parish, and served for a period as judge of the Sixteenth Judicial District, embracing the parishes of Lafayette, Vermilion and Calcasieu. He also edited for a time a newspaper in Lafayette. He was one of the most prominent men of the place. During the Civil War he served as captain of his company.
The subject of this sketch received a liberal education, and early in life engaged in a mercantile business, and lately has undertaken planting. He was married in T884 to Widow F. Oliver, a native of St. Martin parish. They are the parents of four living children, viz: Alice, Anna, Pauline and Daniel.
Mr. and Mrs. Mouton are communicants of the Catholic church of St. Martinville.
Southwest Louisiana Biographical and Historical, Biographical Section, pp. 342-343. Edited by William Henry Perrin. Published in 1891, by The Gulf Publishing Company.