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Joseph Octave "Octavio" DUGAS[1]
Male 1877 - 1951


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  • Nickname  Octavio 
    Alt. Birth  1877  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alt. Birth  15 Nov 1877  , , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • WW I Draft Registration card indicates he is a natural-born citizen of the United States. Until more definite birth records are found, we are accepting this statement on its face value.
    Birth  16 Nov 1877  Convent, Saint James, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christened  18 Nov 1877  Convent, Saint James, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
    Convent, Louisiana
    USA 
    • Sponsors for baptism were Charles Brooks and Helene Riley.
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Clare DUGGAS  [5
    Also known as  José Octavio "Octave" DUGAS  [3, 6
    Also known as  Octave DUGAS  [2, 7, 8
    Also known as  Octavia DUGAS  [9
    Also known as  Octavio DUGAS  [10
    Also known as  Otavia DUGAS  [9
    Alt. Birth  1878  U.S.? Canada? Cuba? Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Alt. Birth  Nov 1879  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alt. Birth  Nov 1879  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Alt. Birthplace  1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    per 1880 census 
    Color-Race  23 Jun 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mulatto 
    Color-Race  Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    white 
    Color-Race  Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    W[hite] 
    Occupation  Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    cigar maker 
    Occupation  Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    cigarmaker 
    Residence  Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1803 Bienville 
    Physical Description  12 Sep 1918  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    tall, medium build, with brown eyes and black hair 
    Color-Race  12 Sep 1918  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    White 
    Draft Registration  12 Sep 1918  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    World War I 
    Occupation  12 Sep 1918  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    cigar maker for Mi Lake (?) Cigar Co., 139 Sycamore St. 
    Residence  12 Sep 1918  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    458-8A Milwauke Street 
    Alt. Birthplace  1920  , , , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    per 1920 census 
    Color-Race  16 Jan 1920  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    mulatto 
    Occupation  16 Jan 1920  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    cigarmaker in a factory 
    Residence  16 Jan 1920  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    458 Eighth Street 
    • He was renting this home.
    Alt. Birthplace  1930  , , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    per 1930 census 
    Color-Race  1930  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    white 
    Property  1930  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    his home, valued at $3,500 
    Occupation  1930  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    cigarmaker working for a cigar manufacturer 
    Residence  1940s  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    1224 West Galena Street 
    Residence  1930  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    1218 Galena Street 
    Died  27 Aug 1951  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Buried  30 Aug 1951  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    7031 W Nash Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    USA
    414-438-4420 
    • Per Paula Yarh, funeral was handled by Franzen Funeral Home. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery is in Block 1, Section 5, Lot 186, Grave 1.
    Notes 
    • Although the 1900 and 1930 censuses indicates his birthplace as "U.S.", the 1920 census reports he is an alien born in Canada who came to the US in 1907. His father is reportedly Cuban and mother Canadian. [5, 9]
    Person ID  I1020  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  14 Jun 2011 

    Father  Auguste DUGAS,   b. Abt 1851, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1886, Convent, Saint James, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Leontine GODCHAUX,   b. Abt 1857, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1925, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  <1876>  Convent, Saint James, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F607  Group Sheet

    Family  Rita FAURIA,   b. 15 May 1882, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1964, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Apr 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 16
    • Witnesses to the marriage ceremony were Fred V. Fauria, Laura Blanchard, and G. S. Wyndham.
      According to the 1920 and 1930 censuses, Octave and Rita's eldest son (Lester) was born in New Orleans about 1902. Their second son (George) was born in New York about 1903; their third son (Octave) was born in Florida about 1906; their fourth son (William) was born in Canada about 1909) and the subsequent children (from 1912 onward) were born in Wisconsin, where they apparently finally settled.

      The 1900 census indicates they have been married for 2 years, which cannot be correct. [5, 9, 11, 16]
    Children 
    >1. Lester Joseph DUGAS,   b. 22 Jan 1901, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1988, Glendale, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Octave DUGAS, Jr?,   b. 9 Jul 1901, , , Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1981, Vernon, Jackson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. George "Leo" DUGAS, Sr.,   b. 3 Mar 1903, New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1983, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. William L. "Willie" DUGAS,   b. 16 Feb 1909,   d. 26 Jul 1992, Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Ignacio "Nado" DUGAS,   b. 1 Nov 1911, , , Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1999, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Victor E. DUGAS,   b. 31 Jan 1914, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 2002, Beaverton, Washington, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Lillian "Lillia" DUGAS,   b. 10 Sep 1916, , , Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1987, New Berlin, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Robert Joseph "Bobby" DUGAS, Sr.,   b. 25 Mar 1919, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1986, Haines City, Polk, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. James Norman "Jimmy" DUGAS,   b. 19 Jun 1922, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1994, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  10 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F332  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 1877 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Nov 1877 - Convent, Saint James, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Address:
    Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
    Convent, Louisiana
    USA - 18 Nov 1877 - Convent, Saint James, Louisiana, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Nov 1879 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Nov 1879 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birthplace - per 1880 census - 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Mulatto - 23 Jun 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Apr 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - white - Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - W[hite] - Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cigar maker - Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cigarmaker - Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1803 Bienville - Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - tall, medium build, with brown eyes and black hair - 12 Sep 1918 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - White - 12 Sep 1918 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - World War I - 12 Sep 1918 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cigar maker for Mi Lake (?) Cigar Co., 139 Sycamore St. - 12 Sep 1918 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 458-8A Milwauke Street - 12 Sep 1918 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birthplace - per 1920 census - 1920 - , , , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - mulatto - 16 Jan 1920 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cigarmaker in a factory - 16 Jan 1920 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 458 Eighth Street - 16 Jan 1920 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - white - 1930 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - his home, valued at $3,500 - 1930 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cigarmaker working for a cigar manufacturer - 1930 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1224 West Galena Street - 1940s - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1218 Galena Street - 1930 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Aug 1951 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    7031 W Nash Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53216
    USA
    414-438-4420 - 30 Aug 1951 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Dugas, Ignacio 'Nado' (1911-1999) and an older man who may be his father, Octavio Dugas (1877-??). This is not confirmed.
    Dugas, Ignacio "Nado" (1911-1999) and an older man who may be his father, Octavio Dugas (1877-??). This is not confirmed.
    Dugas, Joseph Octave “Octavio” Dugas (1877-1951)
    Dugas, Joseph Octave “Octavio” Dugas (1877-1951)
    and his wife, Rita Fauria (1882-1964) [1016]

    Headstones
    Dugas, Joseph Octave “Octavio” Dugas (1877-1951) and his wife, Rita Fauria (1882-1964)headstone Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Dugas, Joseph Octave “Octavio” Dugas (1877-1951) and his wife, Rita Fauria (1882-1964)headstone Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Status: Located

  • Sources 
    1. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, Information from Louisiana Catholic Archdiocese as related to Katherine Bennett via email June 2008. Paula has a copy of his birth certificate with this name. (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), Louisiana, Saint James, Ward 2; Roll T9_468; Family History Film 1254468; Page 504B; ED 155; Image 0275 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S102] World War I 1917-1918 Draft Registration Cards (ancestry.com), Selective Service System, (Ancestry.com [database online] Provo, UT: 2002. National Archives and Administration. Washington, D.C.), Dugas, Jose Octavio (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, Information from Louisiana Catholic Archdiocese as related to Katherine Bennett via email June 2008. (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), Louisiana, Orleans, Ward 4; Roll T623_571; page 4B, ED 37. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, Information from Louisiana Catholic Archdiocese as related to Katherine Bennett via email. (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S5] New Orleans Marriage Records Index 1831-1964, (Ancestry.com. New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1964 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.), Volume 22, Page 111 (Reliability: 1).

    8. [S79] Genie: Sims, Gladys - ancestral chart, Gladys Sims, (Handwritten chart received from Gladys Sims in December 2004.) (Reliability: 1).

    9. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Wisconins, Milwaukee, Milwaukee; Roll T625_1999; Page 25A; ED 74; Image 210 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee; Roll 2588; Page 16A; ED 106; Image 396.0 (Reliability: 1).

    11. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee; Roll 2588; Page 16A; ED 106; Image 396.0 (Reliability: 1).
      This page of the census has neither month nor day indicated

    12. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), Year: 1900; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 4, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T623 571; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 37. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, copy of an undated newspaper clipping supplied by Paul Danner (Reliability: 1).

    14. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, information from Family Group Sheets received by Katherine Bennett 21 Apr 2006 (Reliability: 1).

    15. [S211] Correspondence: Danner, Paula, Per phone conversation 22 Jan 2008 with Kathie Bennett. Relay of information from a 3rd party. (Reliability: 1).

    16. [S227] Marriage Certificate, DUGAS, Octave & FAURIA, Rita, 19 Apr 1900 (Reliability: 4).


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