Josephine Elodie Marie LeBlanc born 18 Jun
1842 the daughter of Simon "Simonette"
LeBlanc and Celeste Dupre. She married Augustin Colomb Broussard 30 Nov 1857 in Abbeville, Vermilion Parish,
She was recognized and rembered for
weaving, especially for what they called
cottonade. She went to the "1893
Columbia Exposition" in Chicago,
to exhibit and demonstrate her weaving.
daughter, Noemie Marie, went to represent
"Evangeline" and her daughter
Eleonore went to represent Louisiana
Elodie received awards for her exhibit
demonstrations. She also won a blue
for an exhibit at the "Cotton
(1893-94) in New Orleans, Louisiana.
award ribbon is in the "Christian
Exchange Collection", which is
of the Louisiana Collection at the
University Library. Her picture is
archives of the Louisiana State University
Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Three years after the death of Augustin,
Elodie married Joseph Tertule Theriot