Alexandre Murdock HAAS 1
Birth: 18 AUG 1833 in Alsace, France 2
Death: 24 FEB 1908 in Evergreen, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana 3
Burial: Thomas Douglas Marshall Cemetery, Evergreen, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945
Name: Alexandre Haas
Arrival Date: 26 Jun 1855
Port of Departure: Le Havre, France
Ship Name: Baden
Port of Arrival: New Orleans, Louisiana
National Archives' Series Number: M259_42
In 1860 Census he and his brother, Samuel, were living in Opelousas. His brother was a merchant.
A colonel in the Confederate Army; member of the honor guard at funeral of Jefferson Davis.
Owned a plantation on which the town of Bunkie is located. He asked permission of the Texas & Pacific railroad to name the town in exchange for the right of way. He named the town "Bunkie" the nickname for his daughter, Mary Maccie.