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Edgar Gregoire "Brother" DOBARD[1]
Male 1912 - 1938


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  • Nickname  Brother 
    Birth  16 Nov 1912  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  1913  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Color-Race  20 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    B[lack] 
    Residence  20 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    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.
    Color-Race  Apr 1930  [9
    Negro 
    Occupation  Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    clerk in a dry goods store 
    Residence  Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    1129 North Villere 
    • In the 1930 US federal census, the family is misidentified as Dobson. The residents comprised Edgar Dobard (43, head), his wife, Marie (39), their son Edgar (17), daughter Gabrielle (18), and sons Hubert (5), Claude (3), and Fred (1).
      The family was renting their half of the double for $16 per month from the owner, Josephine Levy, who lived on the other half (1131 North Villere) with her friend Eliza Dobard (67) and her brother, Philip Lassere (42). The house was valued at $3,000.
    Occupation  1931  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    laborer 
    Residence  1931  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    1129 North Villere 
    Buried  1938  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    527 City Park Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA 
    • Lloyd Walter Bennett Jr. recalls that Brother's grave was described as being located "under a large tree." It was unmarked. Its location today is unknown.
    Color-Race  Sep 1938  [14
    Colored 
    Residence  Sep 1938  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    524 Burgundy Street at the time of his death 
    Died  19 Sep 1938  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Cause: Hanging by strangulation. Suicide. 
    • From death certificate:
      Geo. Llopis, an undertaker native of this city [New Orleans] residing at No 1116 St Claude St. who hereby declares that Edgard DOBARD Jr. (Col) a native of N.O.L.A. aged 25 yrs. departed this life yesterday (19th of September 1938) at the 4th Prect Police Station in this City.
      Resided at No. 524 Burgundy St.
      Cause of Death Hanging by Strangulation. Suicide.
      Certificate of Dr. C.G. Cole, Cor.
      Deceased was single, a helper, and the son of Edgar Dobard and Marie Sennette [sic], both natives of La.

      The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 21 Sep 1938, page 29
      «b»Records of the Day, Deaths
      «/b»Edgar Dobard, Jr., 25, Fourth Precinct police station.
    Notes 
    • Per Lobrano & Lobrano, no children. [17]
    • (Medical):See Death Notes. [14]
    Person ID  I13  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2016 

    Father  Edgar Gabrielle DOBARD,   b. 15 Sep 1886, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1973, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Marie Clotile TENETTE,   b. 16 Oct 1890, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1931, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Dec 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Nov 1912 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 1913 - 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 MapsResidence - 1322 Saint Philip Street - 20 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk in a dry goods store - Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1129 North Villere - Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1931 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1129 North Villere - 1931 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    527 City Park Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA - 1938 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 524 Burgundy Street at the time of his death - Sep 1938 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Hanging by strangulation. Suicide. - 19 Sep 1938 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Dobard, Gabrielle Mary (1912-1952) and her brother, Edgar Gregoire 'Brother' Dobard (1913-1938)
    Dobard, Gabrielle Mary (1912-1952) and her brother, Edgar Gregoire "Brother" Dobard (1913-1938)
    Tennette, Marie Clotile (1890-1931) and Edgar Gabriel Dobard (1886-1973) in back. Edgar Gregoire Dobard (1913-1938) and Gabrielle Mary Dobard (1912-1952) in front.
    Tennette, Marie Clotile (1890-1931) and Edgar Gabriel Dobard (1886-1973) in back. Edgar Gregoire Dobard (1913-1938) and Gabrielle Mary Dobard (1912-1952) in front.

  • 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. [S288] Birth Certificate, birth certificate no. Louisiana State Vital Records, Vol. 137, Page 108 (1912), Edgar Gregoire Dobard. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Sheet 9a, line 50 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S99] Genie: Voici la Famille Tenette, Bennett, Lloyd W. Jr. and Octavia T. English, (New Orleans, Louisiana, August 1986. Created for a family reunion. No folio numbers.) (Reliability: 0).

    5. [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).

    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. [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).

    8. [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).

    9. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Sheet 9A, line 50 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Sheet 9A, line 50 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Sheet 9A, Line 48 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1931: page 482, image 238; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    13. [S12] Bennett, Lloyd Walter Jr.

    14. [S83] US-Louisiana State Death Certificates, Edgard Dobard Jr; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana; Vol 211, Pg 1621 (Reliability: 1).

    15. [S45] New Orleans Death Records Index 1804-1949, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.), Vol 211, Page 1621 (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 21 Sep 1938, page 29; DOBARD, Edgar Jr death reported (Reliability: 2).

    17. [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: 1).


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