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Josephine BROWN[1]
Female Abt 1892 - 1966


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  • Birth  Abt 1892  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Color-Race  25 Apr 1910  McDonoghville, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    B[lack] 
    Residence  25 Apr 1910  McDonoghville, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    227 Monroe Street 
    • The household comprised Anthony Roche (19) and his wife Josephine (19). The surname is misspelled as Roach.
    Color-Race  31 Jan 1920  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    B[lack] 
    Residence  31 Jan 1920  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    205 Ocean Avenue 
    • Per the US federal census, the household comprised Anthony Roché (27), his wife Josephine (27), and sons Gustave (7) and Alvin (4). They were renting the house.
      [Note: surname misspelled to Roach in the census]
    Color-Race  8 Apr 1930  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Neg[ro] 
    Residence  8 Apr 1930  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    104 Washington 
    • The family comprised Anthony Roché, head (35), his wife Josephine (38), and their children Augustus (son, 17), Alvin (son, 14), Vernen (daughter, 10-spelling?), Carroll (son, 6), Estelle (daughter, 5). The house was owned by the family and valued at $800.
    Education  6 May 1940  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    elementary school through the 4th grade 
    Color-Race  6 May 1940  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Neg[ro] 
    Residence  6 May 1940  Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1007 Washington 
    • Per the US federal census, the household comprised Anthony Roché (head, 42), his wife Josephine (43), their unmarried children Gus (27), Alvin (23), Carroll (17), Estelle (15), Stanley (8) and Nathan (6), plus son-in-law Adam Blazio (18) and daughter Verna Blazio (20). They were renting the house for $6 per month. The census indicated they lived at this address since 1935 except for Adam Blazio, who reported living in rural Plaquemines Parish in 1935.
    Residence  1959  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1011 Washington with her husband, Anthony, 
    Died  8 Aug 1966  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 10 Aug 1966:

      «b»ROCHE«/b»--On Monday, August 8, 1966, at 11:25 o'clock a.m., JOSEPHINE ROCHE, wife of Anthony Roche; mother of Gussie, Alvin, Carol [sic], Stanley, Nathan and Estelle Roche and Mrs. Verna Blazio; sister of Joseph, Frederick and Eugene Brown and the late Leon and Selena Brown, Norma Blandin and Corrine Cannon; niece of Mrs. Rosie Cadres; also survived by 13 grandchildren and a host of other relatives.
      Relatives and friends of the family, also members of American Legion, First District, Jugs Social and Pleasure Club, Westside Quarterbacks, McDonogh Benevolent Assn., U.S. Naval Station and Naval Air Station are invited to attend the funeral.
      Services from Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil street, Gretna, La., on Thursday, August 11, 1966, at 8:30 o'clock a.m. Requiem Mass at All Saints' Church, 1441 Teche street, Algiers, Rev. Father Lannigan, celebrant'
      Interment in St. Mary's cemetery.
      Recitation of the Rosary Wednesday night, 8 o'clock, at the parlor.
      Arrangements by Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil street, Gretna,
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    Buried  11 Aug 1966  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Saint Mary's Cemetery (Algiers)
    New Orleans (Algiers), Louisiana 
    Person ID  I10491  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  11 Jun 2016 

    Father  BROWN,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F3773  Group Sheet

    Family  Anthony "Tony" ROCHE,   b. 31 Oct 1890, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1980, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Feb 1910  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1910 US federal census indicates they were married for two months as of 25 Apr. [1, 2]
    Children 
     1. Augustus "Gus" Lionel ROCHE,   b. Abt 1913, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Alvin A. ROCHE, Sr.,   b. 2 Aug 1915, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 2002, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Verna Marion ROCHE,   b. Abt 1920, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2003, Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Carroll ROCHE,   b. Abt 1924, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1980
     5. Mary Estelle ROCHE,   b. Abt 1925, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2004
     6. Stanley ROCHE,   b. Abt 1932, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2004
     7. Nathan ROCHE,   b. Abt 1934, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2004
    Last Modified  10 Jun 2016 
    Family ID  F3771  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1892 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Feb 1910 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - 31 Jan 1920 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 205 Ocean Avenue - 31 Jan 1920 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Neg[ro] - 8 Apr 1930 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 104 Washington - 8 Apr 1930 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - elementary school through the 4th grade - 6 May 1940 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Neg[ro] - 6 May 1940 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1007 Washington - 6 May 1940 - Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1011 Washington with her husband, Anthony, - 1959 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1966 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Saint Mary's Cemetery (Algiers)
    New Orleans (Algiers), Louisiana - 11 Aug 1966 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana; Roll: 796; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0001; Family of Anthony Roché, lines 9-15 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), McDonoghville, Jefferson, Louisiana; Roll: T624_516; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 0025; Family of Antons Roach [sic], lines 46-47 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana; Roll: T625_615; Page: 24A; Enumeration District: 1; Family of Anthony Roché (46-49) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S524] Census-US federal-1940, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 1406, Louisiana, Gretna, Jefferson, enumeration district (ED) 26-1A, p. 19A, Family of Anthony Roché (lines 27-36), accessed 10 Jun 2016 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), New Orleans City Directory 1959: 698 (image 1017); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 Jun 2016 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S100] Obituary, ROCHE, Josephine, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 10 Aug 1966. Image accessed on line via genealogybank.com 11 June 2016. (Reliability: 3).


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