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Felix Lawrence "Pa Felix" ESCANDE, Sr
Male 1862 - 1944


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  • Suffix  Sr 
    Nickname  Pa Felix 
    Birth  Sep 1862  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Telin "Pa Felix" ESCANDE  [1, 4
    Education  elementary school through eighth grade  [2
    Color-Race  6 Jun 1870  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    W[hite] 
    Literacy  6 Jun 1870  [6
    attending school 
    Residence  6 Jun 1870  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    home with his parents (New Orleans Post Office) 
    • The household comprised Celestin Escande (head, 50), his wife Azema (38), their children Celestine (19), Eugenie (17), Azema (14) and Felix (9); also Basilide Lavigne (18, born in France) and Frances Williams (6, born in Louisiana). The 1870 census does not indicate relationships. The census indicates real estate holdings valued at $5,000 and personal property valued at $12,250.
    Occupation  1895  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    manager, H. Fossier, 1207 Decatur 
    Residence  1895  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    old 114 Montegut 
    Color-Race  4 Jun 1900  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    W[hite] 
    Occupation  4 Jun 1900  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    grocer 
    Residence  4 Jun 1900  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    6th Ward 
    • The household is erroneously reported as Felix Escande (head, 37, widowed) and his son Moise (5) and daughter Ollie (3), plus Mary Dobard (30, single), who is identified a housekeeper but is actually his wife.
    Color-Race  19 Apr 1910  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    W[hite] 
    Occupation  19 Apr 1910  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer on the family farm 
    Residence  19 Apr 1910  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Police Jury Ward 6 
    • The household comprised Felix Escande (48, White), his wife Maria (42, Black) and their four mulatto children, Moise (15), Ollie (13), Blanche (9) and Felix (6). They lived on a farm that they owned free and clear.
    Occupation  1922-1924  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    packer 
    Residence  1922-1924  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    1129 N Villere 
    Residence  10 Jan 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    400 Marais street 
    Occupation  1935  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    laborer 
    Residence  1933-10 Apr 1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 14
    2132 Saint Ann Street 
    • The household comprised Olie [sic] Boutte (42, widow), Felix Escande (78, father, widowed), Felix Escande Jr. (36, brother), Ferdian[sic] Boutte (20, son) and Paul Boutte (18, son). The house was rented for $11 per month.
    Color-Race  10 Apr 1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    W[hite] 
    Died  20 Oct 1944  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune / New Orleans States, 22 Oct 1944, page 6
      ESCANDE -- On Friday morning, October 20, 1944 at 6:30 o'clock a.m., FELIX ESCANDE, beloved husband of the late Maria Dobard, father of Mrs. Ollie Boutte, Louis and Felix Escande Jr., brother of Mrs. John Barrios of Jesuit Bend, La., grandfather of Ferdinand and Paul Boutte, great-grandfather of Ellen Boutte and Ferdinand Boutte Jr., also survived by a host of other relatives and friends; a native of Louisiana.
      Relatives and friends of the family, also employes of Maison Blanche Realty Co., Gardenia Sewing Club and the office force of Dr. Isaacson and Dr. Bloch are invited to attend the wake on Saturday night at Carr and Lopis Funeral Home, 1620 Dumaine street near Claiborne avenue and funeral on Sunday evening, October 22, 1944, at 2 o'clock. Services at St. Peter Claver church.
      Interment in Jesuit Bend, La. [Dobard Cemetery]
      Carr and Llopis Funeral home in charge. ###
    Buried  22 Oct 1944  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    Address:
    12887 Hwy 23
    Jesuit Bend, Louisiana
    USA 
    Notes 
    • Per Plaquemines Parish Records, Marie Dobard (identified as a femme sole) sold a lot in Oakville, Louisiana, bounded by Oakville Street, St. Peter Street, Public Road and Shell Road to Milton Bradley for ninety ($90.00) dollars. Marie acquired the lot by inheritance from Frank Jones. The sale was signed by Marie with an X and Milton Bradley and witnessed by Felix Escande, Sr., Felix Escande, Jr. and Mrs. Ollie Boutte.

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      The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 19 Jan 1930, page 7
      «b»PADLOCK INVENTORY REVEALS MORE RUM
      Liquor Reported at Home of Wife of Man Given Jail Term
      «/b»Deputy Marshal Frank T. N. Patten Thursday reported to Assistant United States Attorney William H. Norman the seizure of eight cases of beer, two gallons of whisky, and other contraband in the house at 1436 North Villere street, occuped by Mrs. William Coughlan, when he served a preliminary padlock order on the woman and made an inventory of the property on the premises in compliance with the order.
      Mrs. Coughlan Monday escaped a jail term when Judge Borah placed her on probabtion after sentencing her husband, William Coughlin, with whom she pleaded guilty to charges of selling and possessing liquor, to serve a three months' jail term in the Marksville jail. Mrs. Coughlan was at home when the padlock order was served.
      The padlock was one of five served during the day. The others were directed at Willie Bolton, 2836 Howard street; George l'Artigue, Bridgevale; Theodore Stewart, 221 North Villere street, and «b»Felix Escande, 400 Marais street«/b».
      ### [12, 18]
    Person ID  I111  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2016 

    Father  Celestin ESCANDE,   b. 1820, , , , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Azema DAUBARD,   b. 1832, , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1860  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2410  Group Sheet

    Family  Marie "Maya" DOBARD,   b. Mar 1870, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1938 
    Married  1894  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • «i»[Ed note: In the 1900 census, Maya is erroneously identified as an unmarried housekeeper living with the widowed Felix Escandé and two children, ages 3 and 5.]
      «/i»
      The 1910 US federal census reports they have been married for 16 years, and this is the first marriage for both of them. [3, 9]
    Children 
     1. Moise Louis "Louis" ESCANDE,   b. Nov 1894, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1988
    >2. Cecile "Ollie" ESCANDE,   b. Abt 1897,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Blanche M. ESCANDE,   b. Abt 1901, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1919, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Felix Lawrence "Phil" ESCANDE, Jr,   b. Abt 1904, Oakville, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1988, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID  F32  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Sep 1862 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - W[hite] - 6 Jun 1870 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - home with his parents (New Orleans Post Office) - 6 Jun 1870 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1894 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - manager, H. Fossier, 1207 Decatur - 1895 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - old 114 Montegut - 1895 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - W[hite] - 4 Jun 1900 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - grocer - 4 Jun 1900 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6th Ward - 4 Jun 1900 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - W[hite] - 19 Apr 1910 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer on the family farm - 19 Apr 1910 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Police Jury Ward 6 - 19 Apr 1910 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - packer - 1922-1924 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1129 N Villere - 1922-1924 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 400 Marais street - 10 Jan 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1935 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2132 Saint Ann Street - 1933-10 Apr 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - W[hite] - 10 Apr 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Oct 1944 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    12887 Hwy 23
    Jesuit Bend, Louisiana
    USA - 22 Oct 1944 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA
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  • Sources 
    1. [S421] Book: Le Pays des Fleurs Oranges, 2nd Ed. Supplement, William R. Stringfield, (Copyright 1989 by William R. Stringfield. First Printing, Baltimore, 1989. Reprinted with additions and corrections, 2001.Distributed by Blossom Press, PO Box 831, Buras, LA 70041), Supplement to the original volume. (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S524] Census-US federal-1940, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 1421, New Orleans, Louisiana, enumeration district (ED) 36-111, p. 4A, household 61 (lines 28-32), BOUTE, Olie [sic], accessed 23 Sep 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), 1900; Census Place: Police Jury Ward 6, Plaquemines, Louisiana; Roll: 577; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 42; FHL microfilm: 1240577. Family of Felix Escandé, Family # 88 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S41] Dobard Estate Information: Lobrano & Lobrano, William Allen Schafer, (Letter dated September 27, 2004, requesting contact information of heirs entitled to a portion of the estates of Marie Dobard, Cezere aka "Cesare" Dobard, and A.W. aka "Willie" Dobard. Includes genealogical information compiled by Lobrano & Lobrano. Their file #3383.) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S46] Census-US federal-1870 (ancestry.com), (Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census. [database on-line] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003-.), 1870; Census Place: , Plaquemines, Louisiana; Roll: M593_526; Page: 156B; Image: 321; Family History Library Film: 552025. (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S46] Census-US federal-1870 (ancestry.com), (Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census. [database on-line] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003-.), 1870; Census Place: , Plaquemines, Louisiana; Roll: M593_526; Page: 156B; Image: 321; Family History Library Film: 552025. Family of Celestin Escande (Family 54, lines 2-10) (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), New Orleans, Soards' 1895: page 318; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Nov 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), New Orleans, Soards' 1895: 318; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Nov 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, Plaquemines, Police Jury Ward 6, District 0055, SD 2, ED 550, Page 7B (image 14 of 20); Family of Felix Escande (indexed as Eoarde & Esande), lines 73-78 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), New Orleans, Soards' 1922: page 310, image 394; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Nov 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), New Orleans, Soards' 1924: page 583, image 303; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Nov 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 10 Jan 1930, page 7: "Padlock Inventory Reveals More Run". (Reliability: 1).

    13. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), New Orleans, Soards' 1935: page 502, image 252; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Nov 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), New Orleans, Soards' 1933: page 400, image 239; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Nov 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S56] US-Louisiana-Plaquemines-Jesuit Bend Dobard Cemetery Tombstones, Katherine Bennett, (Photographed and transcribed 11 Nov 2004.) (Reliability: 1).

    16. [S100] Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune / New Orleans States, 22 Oct 1944, page 6; Felix Escande (Reliability: 2).

    17. [S117] Tombstone inscription, From a sign photographed in 2004 by Ktherine Bennett. The sign is no longer extant. "R.I.P Escande; Blance - June 6, 1919; Marie - October 15, 1938; Felix - October 20, 1944" (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S692] Plaquemines Parish Court Records (images), Louisiana. Plaquemines., (Clerk of Court. \i Plaquemines Parish Clerk of Court\i0 . http://clerk25.com), 73: 231, Cash Sale of Property by Marie Dobard to Milton Bradley, 29 Oct 1932; accessed 25 Jun 2016 (Reliability: 3).


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