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Frank "Papa Frank" DOBARD[1]
Male 1888 - 1985


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  • Nickname  Papa Frank 
    Alt. Birth  16 Sep 1886  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth  16 Sep 1888  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Frank DAUBARD  [1
    Alt. Birth  1890  [3, 4, 5
    • (Birth date in 1900 census is reported to be Apr 1890. Age in 1910 census reported as 20. Stringfield reports b'day as Apr 1890, probably relying on 1910 census report.)
    Alt. Birth  Apr 1890  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation  1910  , Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farm laborer working out 
    Occupation  1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    laborer 
    Residence  1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1320 Saint Philip Street 
    Physical Description  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    tall, medium build, with black hair and black eyes 
    Education  elementary school for two years per the US federal census of 17 Apr 1940  [7
    Military Registration  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    World War I Draft 
    Occupation  5 Jun 1917  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    chauffer [sic] for Southern Pacific Railroad Company 
    Residence  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1322 Saint Philip 
    Military Registration  23 Jan 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    classified Class A-1 
    Military Service  24 Jan 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Color-Race  20 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    B[lack] 
    Occupation  20 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    longshoreman at the wharf 
    Residence  20 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 11
    1322 Saint Philip Street 
    • In the 1920 US federal census, the household comprised Edgar Dobard Sr (33, head), his wife Mary (29), daughter Gabrielle (8), son Edgar Jr (7), uncle Frank Dobard (31), aunt Sarah Dobard (33), and sister-in-law Bertha Tenette (17). The family was renting the house.
    Occupation  11 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    stock keeper in a department store 
    Residence  11 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    2131 Saint Anthony Street 
    • The household comprised Frank Dobard (41) and his wife, Sarah (41). They were renting for $19 per month.
    Occupation  1933 and 1954-1960  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    yardman for W. H. Ward Lumber, Algiers, 
    • Job description in the 1954 New Orleans City Directory is clerk.
    Residence  1933  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    839 Belleville (Algiers) 
    Residence  1935-17 Apr 1940  Livonia, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Grave Road North of Livonia 
    • The household comprised Frank Dobard (head, 50), his wife Sarah (50), their foster son Fred Dobard (11) and Charles Jefferson (74) a boarder.
      The family lived on a farm valued at $675 owned by Frank Dobard.
      Charles Jefferson is identified as a widower, White, with a year of college, who is not employed and has no income.
    Color-Race  17 Apr 1940  , Pointe CoupĂ©e Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Neg[ro] 
    Occupation  17 Apr 1940  Livonia, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Residence  1958-1959  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    309 DeArmas, Algiers, 
    Residence  1960  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    2908 Saint Peter 
    Residence  3 Jun 1963  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    2908 St. Peter Street 
    • Per lease with Superior Oil Company. For complete list of participants in lease, see Source at end note.
    Hospital  20 Jan 1985  , Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 19
    Manhattan Manor 
    Died  20 Jan 1985  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20, 21
    • Plaquemines Gazette obituary (date unknown):

      Frank Dobard on Sunday January 20, 1985, at 11:05 pm. Beloved husband of the late Sarah Barbre Dobard; son of the late Sylvester and Eliza Dobard; foster father and great uncle of Mr. Frederick Sylvester Dobard, Sr; brother of the late Joseph, Oliver, Louis, Willie, Sam, Elvira, Cassaire [sic], Elodie Dobard, Mrs. Cecile Hill, and Mrs. Marie Escandé; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. A native of Jesuit Bend.

      Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 23 Jan 1985, page 31
      DOBARD
      Frank Dobard on Sunday, January 20, 1985 at 11:05 PM at Manhattan Manor. Beloved husband of the late Sarah Barbre Dobard; son of the late Sylvester and Eliza Dobard; foster father and great-uncle of Mr. Frederick Sylvester Dobard, Sr.; brother of the late Joseph, Oliver, Louis, Willie, Sam, Elvira, Cesaire, Elodie Dobard, Mrs. Cecile Hill, and Mrs. Maria Escande; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. A native of Jesuit Bend, La.
      Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services from the Carr-Llopis & Boissiere Mortuary 1620 Dumaine Street near N. Claiborne Avenue (parking in rear) on Thursday January 24, 1985 at 10:30 AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church at 11 AM. Entombment in Ressurection Mausoleum, St. Louis No. 3 Cemetery. Visitation on Thursday morning from 9 AM until 10:30 AM.
      (Carr-Llopis & Boissiere Mortuary) ###
    Buried  24 Jan 1985  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Address:
    General Offices
    3421 Esplanade Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA
    504-482-5065 
    Notes 
    • "Papa Frank" was the godfather of Gabriella Dobard Bennett according to her baptismal certificate. [23]
    Person ID  I110  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  27 Oct 2016 

    Father  Silvestre DAUBARD,   b. 31 Dec 1840, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1913, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Eliza JOSEPH,   b. 1 Sep 1841, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1931, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1860 or 1866 
    Family ID  F11  Group Sheet

    Family  Frances Sarah "Mama Sarah" BARBRE,   b. 2 Nov 1885,   d. 20 Jul 1977, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Jan 1918  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    • Papa Frank and Mama Sarah had no children of their own, but when Marie Clotile Tenette died in 1931, her husband, Edgar Dobard, sent one of his children to live with them. Frank and Sarah reared Frederick Sylvester Dobard from age two. In the 1940 census, he is identified as their son. Frank was the brother of Cesaire Dobard, Fred's grandmother.
    Last Modified  17 Oct 2016 
    Family ID  F36  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 16 Sep 1886 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Sep 1888 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Apr 1890 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farm laborer working out - 1910 - , Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1320 Saint Philip Street - 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - tall, medium build, with black hair and black eyes - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - World War I Draft - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - chauffer [sic] for Southern Pacific Railroad Company - 5 Jun 1917 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1322 Saint Philip - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - classified Class A-1 - 23 Jan 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 24 Jan 1918 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - 20 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - longshoreman at the wharf - 20 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1322 Saint Philip Street - 20 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - stock keeper in a department store - 11 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2131 Saint Anthony Street - 11 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - yardman for W. H. Ward Lumber, Algiers, - 1933 and 1954-1960 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 839 Belleville (Algiers) - 1933 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Grave Road North of Livonia - 1935-17 Apr 1940 - Livonia, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 17 Apr 1940 - Livonia, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 309 DeArmas, Algiers, - 1958-1959 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2908 Saint Peter - 1960 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2908 St. Peter Street - 3 Jun 1963 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHospital - Manhattan Manor - 20 Jan 1985 - , Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1985 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    General Offices
    3421 Esplanade Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA
    504-482-5065 - 24 Jan 1985 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Dobard, Frank 'Papa Frank' (1888-1985) in World War I uniform
    Dobard, Frank "Papa Frank" (1888-1985) in World War I uniform

    Documents
    DOBARD, Frank 'Papa Frank' (1888-1985) obituary
    DOBARD, Frank "Papa Frank" (1888-1985) obituary
    Clipping does not indicate publication or publication date.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Genie: Bennett Legacy file (1984 reunion), Bennett, Katherine Tennery, (Interviews with Lloyd Bennett and internet data (Berryville, Virginia, Tennery, Katherine, 2003), Bennett notebook files) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [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.), Roll 1684917 (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Ward 7, SD 2, ED 56, Sheet 3-A (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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, Plaquemines Parish, 7th Ward, SD 2, ED 43, Sheet 31-B (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S34] Book: Le Pays des Fleurs Oranges, William R. Stringfield, (Copyright 1989 by William R. Stringfield. Distributed by Blossom Press, PO Box 831, Buras, LA 70041), page 200 (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1917: page 367, image 187; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 25 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S524] Census-US federal-1940, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 1440, Louisiana, Point Coupee Parish, enumeration district (ED) 39-13, p. 8B, household 145, Family of Frank Dobard, accessed 13 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, New Orleans (La.) Daily States, 23 Jan 1918, page 11: "17 Lose Appeal To Draft Board Here" Article found online at genealogybank.com (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 24 Jan 1918, page 16; Frank Dobard (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 5; Roll T625_620; Page 18B; ED 80; Image 787 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans, Ward 5; Roll T625_620; Page 18B; ED 80; Image 787. Family of Edgar Dobard Sr (lines 65-71) (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 805; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 0113; Image: 379.0; FHL microfilm: 2340540 Family of Frank Dobard, lines 82-83 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1960: page 309, image 340; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 26 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    14. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Polk's New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1959: page 229, image 546; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 26 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    15. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Polk's New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1958: page 300, image 324; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 28 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    16. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Polk's New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1954: page 298, image 152; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    17. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards' New Orleans City Directory, 1933: page 444, image 216; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S692] Plaquemines Parish Court Records (images), Louisiana. Plaquemines., (Clerk of Court. \i Plaquemines Parish Clerk of Court\i0 . http://clerk25.com), 242: 5, Oil, Gas and Mineral Lease between several members of Silvester Dobard family and Superior Oil Co., 3 Jun 1961; accessed 25 Jun 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Parties to the lease are:
      OLIVER DOBARD, a widower; CECILE DOBARD, widow of George Hill; ANTHONIA DOBARD, a femme sole; SIDNEY DOBARD, married to and living with Sadie Narcisse, all residents of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, whose mailing address is Rt. 1, Box 563, Belle Chase, Louisiana;
      ELVIRA DOBARD, a femme sole, 1129-31 North Villere Street, New Orleans 16, Louisiana;
      EDGAR DOBARD, married to and living with Amelia LBranch, 1131 North Villere Street, New Orleans 16;
      MORRIS DOBARD, a widower, 1519 Urselines Street, New Orleans;
      EMILE DOBARD, married to and living with Pauline Clay, 630 7th Street, New Orleans;
      FRANK DOBARD, married to and living with Sarah Barbe, 2908 St. Peter Street, New Orleans;
      OLLIE ESCANDE BOUTTE, a widow and resident of New Orleans, 2134 St. Ann Street, New Orleans;
      CELENA DOBARD BROWN, married to Percy Brown, 1521 Dumaine Street, New Orleans 16;
      ANNIE DOBARD DOUGLAS, divorced from Larry Douglas, 1521 Dumaine Street, New Orleans
      VIRGINIA DOBARD MILES, divorced from Manuel Miles, 1120 Adams Street, New Orleans
      LOUIS ESCANDE, married to and living with Louise Daniels, 4101 Clara Street, New Orleans
      FELIX ESCANDE, a bachelor, 2134 St. Ann Street, New Orleans;
      LEANDER SANDERS, maried to Arnolie Sanders, Jr., Rt 1, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      ORESTINE BAILEY WILSON, married to Peter Wilson, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      GENEVA DOBARD, a single woman, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      MARTHA DOBARD, a single woman, 823 North Robinson Street, New Orleans;
      CELESTINE BAILEY, a single woman, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      TELESFORE DOBARD, a single man, 1226 Treme Street, New Orleans;
      JAMES BAILEY, a single man, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      ERNEST DOBARD, married to Minerva Smith, 1427 Touro Street, New Orleans;
      LEO DOBARD, married to and living with Eunice Ruiz, 2524 St. Anthony Street, New Orleans.

    19. [S7] Genie: Chauvin Family Tree, unknown, (http://web.archive.org/web/20030404000703/http:/members.cox.net/dadsnames/chauvin.txt), #591, p 194 (Reliability: 1).

    20. [S59] Plaquemines Gazette, Darnell Brunner Beck, submitter, (USGENWEB), Publication date unknown. (Reliability: 1).

    21. [S100] Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 23 Jan 1985, page 31 Frank Dobard (Reliability: 2).

    22. [S100] Obituary, Frank Dobard obituary: newspaper clipping in possession of Kathie Bennett (Reliability: 1).

    23. [S604] US-Louisiana-Orleans Parish-New Orleans, St Augustine Church Records, Saint Augustine (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA), "Certificate of Baptism," 12 Nov 1911, Marie Gabriella DOBARD (Reliability: 3).

    24. [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.), Vol 40, Page 624; Comment: C Spouse 1 (Reliability: 3).


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