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Rebecca CULBERSON[1, 2, 3]
Female 1845 - 1880


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  • Birth  1845  , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Also known as  Rebecca BENNETT  [1
    Address  Address:
    Rebecca CULBERSON 
    Color-Race  7 Feb 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Col[ored] 
    Residence  7 Feb 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    on Liberty Street between Third and Second Streets 
    Died  7 Feb 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Cause: Phthisis Pulmonalis (consumption, TB) 
    • Her death certificate reads:

      Be it remembered, that on this day, to-wit: the «i»Eighth of February«/i» in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and «i»Eighty «/i»and the one Hundredth and «i»fourth «/i»of the Independence of the United States of America, before me, S. CHOPPIN, M.D., President Board of Health and ex-officio Recorder of Births, Marriages and Deaths, in and for the Parish and City of New Orleans, personally appeared: «i»Louis Casse«/i» a native of «i»La. «/i»residing «i»on Third bet Howard & Liberty Sts«/i» who hereby declares that «i»Rebecca Bennett (Col.),«/i» a native of«i» Virginia«/i» aged «i»35 years «/i»departed this life, «i»yesterday (7 February 1880) on Liberty bet Third & Second Streets in this city. «/i»Cause of death «i»Phthosis Pulmonalis «/i»certificate of «i»Dr. A. Pettit
      «/i» Thus done at New Orleans, in the presence of the aforesaid «i»L. Casse«/i» as also that of Messrs. «i»Sam'l Hepburne & P. H. Lanauze«/i» both of this City, witnesses by me requested so to be, who have hereunto set their hands, together with me, after due reading hereof, the day, month and year first written above.

      Signed «i»L. Casse (his mark)
      Sam'l Hepburne
      P. H. Lanauze
      Choppin, M.D.«/i»

      In the U.S. federal census of 17 Jun 1880, «b»Lewis Cass«/b», Black male age 25, a laborer who can read but not write, lives with his wife Isabella (age 24), and their three sons, William (7); Frederick (5), and Lewis (2) on the "west side of Third betw Howard & Liberty". Lewis and his parents were born in Texas; Isabella was born in Texas, her parents in Virginia.

      In the U.S. federal census of 1 Jun 1880, «b»Paul Lanauze,«/b» White male age 22, is living with his widowed father and three siblings at 193 Marais Street in New Orleans. He is married (although his wife does not appear to live in the household) and is employed as a clerk. He and his parents were born in Louisiana.

      In the U.S. federal census of 1 Jun 1880, «b»Saml. Hepburne, «/b»White male age 57, is living in his own room or apartment in what appears to be a multi-family house at 133 Royal Street in New Orleans. His marital status is not indicated. His occupation is Civil Engineer. He and his parents were born in Maryland.

      «b»S. Choppin, M.D.«/b», is probably Samuel Choppin, born about 1829, who is listed as a White physician living in the 2nd ward in New Orleans in the U.S. federal census of 1870. In 1880, the date of Rebecca's death, he would have been about 51 years old
    Person ID  I1335  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  3 May 2016 

    Family ID  F461  Group Sheet

    Family 1  William G. PORTER,   b. Abt 1850, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Type: Unmarried 
    • William PORTER and Rebecca CULBERSON were not married.
    Children 
    >1. William PORTER, II,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ida L. PORTER,   b. 1870, , , Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1939, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Nov 2014 
    Family ID  F458  Group Sheet

    Family 2  William Walker BENNETT,   b. 15 Sep 1847, , , Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1898, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Walter BENNETT,   b. Jan 1875, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1910, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F460  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1845 - , , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Col[ored] - 7 Feb 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - on Liberty Street between Third and Second Streets - 7 Feb 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Phthisis Pulmonalis (consumption, TB) - 7 Feb 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S82] US-Louisiana State Marriage Certificates, Walter Bennett-Francesca Fauria marriage 4 May 1906. (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S82] US-Louisiana State Marriage Certificates, Fernand Delpit & Ida L. Porter 15 Dec 1897 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S83] US-Louisiana State Death Certificates, Rebecca Bennett (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S45] New Orleans Death Records Index 1804-1949, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.), Rebecca Bennett, Vol 76, Page 164 (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 464; Family History Film: 1254464; Page: 179A; Enumeration District: 081; Image: 0019. Family of Lewis Cass (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 461; Family History Film: 1254461; Page: 249A; Enumeration District: 037; Image: 0299. Family of Pierrick Lanauze. (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 461; Family History Film: 1254461; Page: 172B; Enumeration District: 034; Image: 0146. Saml. Hepburne, line 24, house #10, family #22 (Reliability: 1).

    8. [S46] Census-US federal-1870 (ancestry.com), (Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census. [database on-line] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003-.), New Orleans Ward 2, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: M593_519; Page: 399B; Image: 804; Family History Library Film: 552018. Family of Samuel Choppin, lines 18-26. (Reliability: 1).


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