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Pauline Cuno

Birth: She was born in 1860.

Family Information: Married to Theodore Cuno.

Mother of Paulina (Cuno) Hemman and Rosebud Cuno.

Other children who never lived in the colony include: daughters Staelf and Sunbeam who lived at home in 1892; son Roelants in 1910 worked as a newspaper journalist in NYC; daughter Violet in 1914 worked as a school teacher in NYC; son George H. in 1910 worked as a clerk in the spool silk industry in NYC; and son John living at home in 1910.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In February 1921 she was put in charge of the library to the delight of many friends.  

Other Info: She was one of the members of the colony when George Pickett first named General Manager.

In January 1921 she, along with her daughter Paulina, visited relatives in Ortega, Florida where they enjoyed the delightful climate. In a letter to Mr. Cuno, she sent her love to each of her colony friends.  

Post-Colony History:  

Death: She died in December 1925 and was buried in the colony cemetery.  

Sources: "Vernon Parish Democrat": January 6, 1921, February 24, 1921, March 24, 1921; "Llano Colonist": April 8, 1933 (Reprinted from the Colonist May 17, 1924)  


Clipping from the "Llano Colonist (Story of Llano)" dated April 8, 1933.

Pauline Cuno tombstone at O'Banion Cemetery in New Llano, Louisiana.

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