Alberic Heyraud

Alberic “Albert” Heyraud/Heraud
b. 1871, Besseges, Dept. Ardeche, France
d. about 1960, Dept. Ardeche, France

m. 1896, Dept. Ardeche, France
Fanny Eugene “Jennie” Verrot
b. 9 September 1875, Dept. Ardeche, France, to August and Fannie (Roche) Verrot or Vearaut
d. 28 May 1922, Linton, Greene County, Indiana

Children with Fanny Eugene Verrot:
• Denise A. (1901-1973) married (1) Charley J. Barnett, (2) [–?–] Davis, (3) Willard Jent
• Fernaud (1903-ca. 1909)
• Mary Rose “Marie” (1905-1962) married (1) Amos Edwards, (2) [–?–] Tincher
• Audrey “Odette” (1909-1983) married (1) Joseph Bart Harrell, (2) Floyd May

The family came to the United States on 27 June 1903. They first lived in McDonald, Pennsylvania. They had two other children who died before 1910. Albert was naturalized in 1919 in Greene County, Indiana. He was a farmer and a coal miner. After his wife’s death, Albert returned to France. There he remarried and had another daughter. He was reunited with his American daughters in Detroit, Michigan, in the fall of 1952. Albert had forgotten most of the English he had learned, and they had forgotten most of the French they grew up with.

Submitted by:
Amos Edwards
Greenfield IN

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