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Claude Emile "Clooky" DOBARD[1]
Male 1926 - 1984


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  • Nickname  Clooky 
    Birth  29 Jul 1926  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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.
    Color-Race  25 Apr 1930  , Saint Martin, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Negro 
    Physical Description  20 Mar 1945  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    height 5'7", wieght 147 lbs., light brown complexion, brown eyes and black hair 
    • Tattoo on left forearm, scar on left leg; scar on ankle & knee of right leg.
    Color-Race  20 Mar 1945  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Negro 
    Employment  20 Mar 1945  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military Registration  20 Mar 1945  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Serial number W-809-A; order number 15803-A
      The "person who will always know your address" is listed as Mrs. Thelma Laurent, 1708 Laharpe Street, New Orleans.
    Residence  20 Mar 1945  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1708 Laharpe Street 
    Military Service  12 Jun 1944-18 Mar 1946  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United States Navy, Algiers Naval Base 
    • His Service Number was 2753965.
    Military Service  18 Mar 1946  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United States Naval Reserve, entered 
    • He was in the Reserve when he registered for the draft in 1948.
    Physical Description  9 Aug 1948  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    having brown hair and eyes, a "colored" complexion, weighing approximately 139 pounds, with scars on his right ankle and left foreleg [sic] 
    Military Registration  9 Aug 1948  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Selective Service 
    • His Selective Service Number was 16-41-26-340.
    Occupation  9 Aug 1948  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    mechanic doing auto repair at the C & H Service Station, 2429 South Claiborne Avenue 
    Residence  Slidell, Saint Tammany, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    734 Pine Street 
    • Date unknown.
    Residence  9 Aug 1948  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    2439 Conti Street 
    • His Selective Service registration card indicated he was living with Mrs. Lenis Domis at this address. Her relationship is not noted.
    Died  1 Jan 1984  Slidell, Saint Tammany, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10, 11
    • Obituary, (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 12 Jan 1984, page 19

      [Ed. note: the information contained in this obituary should not be taken at face value. Several errors are apparent.]

      DOBARD -- Claude Dobard, age 57 years, at Slidell, La., on January 2, 1984, son of the late Marie Tennette Dobard and Edgar Dobard, father of Corey, Trina, Lavette, Sonja, Lisa, Martin, Claudette, Jaren, and Ava; also survived by one sister - Louis D. Kaufman, two brothers - Hubert and Frederick Dobard, sister-in-law Shirley Dobard, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by sister[-inlaw] Hazel Dobard and brother [-in-law] Lloyd W. Bennett Sr.
      Wake services were held on Monday at 8 pm, January 9, 1984 at Doyle Funeral Home, 2430 Fort St., Slidell, La. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, January 10, 1984 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Slidell, La. at 10:30 am.
      Burial at Slidell Memorial Cemetery, Slidell, La. Father Richard Carroll officiating. Doyle Funeral Home, Slidell, La. was in charge of arrangements. ###
    Buried  10 Jan 1984  Slidell, Saint Tammany, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    Slidell Memorial Cemetery
    Slidell, LA
    USA 
    • A Mass of Christian Burial was held on 10 Jan 1984 at Saint Margaret Mary Church in Slidell, Louisiana. Doyle Funeral Home, 2430 Fort Street, Slidell, was in charge of the arrangements.
    Notes 
    • According to Lloyd Bennett Jr, Grandfather Edgar Dobard's nickname for Claude was "Clooky".

      When his wife died in 1931, Edgar Dobard sent his four younger children to be fostered by relatives. His eldest daughter, Gabrielle, who lived at 1129 N. Villere street, took charge of Louise. Claude went to his Aunt Bertha Tennette Cook, who lived in New Orleans. Hubert went to his great-aunt Elvira Dobard, who shared the other side of the double shotgun house at 1129 N. Villere with her friend Josephine "Gramsy" Levy. Fred went to his aunt and uncle, Frank "Papa Frank" Dobard and Sara "Mama Sara" Barbre Dobard, who lived on their farm in Livonia, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge.

      According to Louis Dobard Kaufman, Claude and Dorothy had 3 or 4 children.

      The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 11 May, 1958, page 96
      «b»Real Estate Transfers of the Week
      «/b»Mr. and Mrs. Claude Dobard to Commonwealth Savings Association, portion, Darby subdivision: $2200, cash. Purchaser to vendors, same property: $2200, terms.

      The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 11 Nov, 1960, page 30
      «b»Orleans Paris Records of the Day, First City Court Suits Filed«/b»
      Home Finance Service, Inc. vs. Claude E. Dobard et al, claim, $307.46."

      State Times Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), 13 Mar 1961, page 29
      «b»Slidell Traffic Mishaps Hurt 10«/b»
      SLIDELL -- Ten persons were hurt yesterday in separate traffic accidents within 10 minutes of each other and both near the same spot between here and Covington.
      Four men were injured when a car hit their auto and ran it off the highway.
      They were John Easterling, 21, and Benton Slade, 20, both of Bogalusa; Jay Wells, 24, Brookhaven, Miss.; and Maurice Dawson, a Navy sailor stationed in Brooklyn, N. Y.
      Six were injured when their pickup truck ran off the road. They included Claude Dobard, a Slidell Negro; Dorothy Paige, 29, Slidell, and three young Dobard children. ###

      The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 19 Oct 1963
      «b»Venires Chosen for US Juries, Grand, Petit Lists Are Announced by Court«/b»
      ... Those to be summoned for petit jury service include ... Claude E. Dobard, Slidell ... [13, 14, 15, 16]
    Person ID  I15  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  17 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 
    Relationship  Biological 
    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 
    Relationship  Biological 
    Married  17 Dec 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sedonia BENJAMIN,   b. Abt 1924, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  25 Sep 1948  [18, 19
    • The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 16 Feb 1954, page 17
      «b»Records of the Day, Civil District Court Suits Filed
      «/b»Claude E. Dobard vs. Sedonia Benjamin Dobard, divorce

      The (New Orleans)Ttimes-Picayune, 18 Mar 1954, page 49
      «b»Records of the Day, Civil District Court Suits Filed
      Decisions, Judge Stich
      «/b»Claude E. Dobard vs. Sedonia Benjamin Dobard, judgment of divorce [17, 18]
    Divorced  18 Mar 1954 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified  12 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F248  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Ceola PILART,   b. 1 May 1922,   d. 3 Jun 1996, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  6 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F310  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Dorothy PAIGE,   b. Abt 1932,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Corey DOBARD,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Living
     8. Living
    Last Modified  6 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F309  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Jul 1926 - 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 MapsColor-Race - Negro - 25 Apr 1930 - , Saint Martin, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - height 5'7", wieght 147 lbs., light brown complexion, brown eyes and black hair - 20 Mar 1945 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Negro - 20 Mar 1945 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - 20 Mar 1945 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - 20 Mar 1945 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1708 Laharpe Street - 20 Mar 1945 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - United States Navy, Algiers Naval Base - 12 Jun 1944-18 Mar 1946 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - United States Naval Reserve, entered - 18 Mar 1946 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - having brown hair and eyes, a "colored" complexion, weighing approximately 139 pounds, with scars on his right ankle and left foreleg [sic] - 9 Aug 1948 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - Selective Service - 9 Aug 1948 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mechanic doing auto repair at the C & H Service Station, 2429 South Claiborne Avenue - 9 Aug 1948 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 734 Pine Street - - Slidell, Saint Tammany, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2439 Conti Street - 9 Aug 1948 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1984 - Slidell, Saint Tammany, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Slidell Memorial Cemetery
    Slidell, LA
    USA - 10 Jan 1984 - Slidell, Saint Tammany, Louisiana, USA
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    Documents
    DOBARD, Claude (1926-1984) Obituary
    DOBARD, Claude (1926-1984) Obituary
    There is general agreement among family members that the information in this obituary is unreliable.
    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. [S31] Social Security Death Index (ancestry.com), (Provo, UT, USA. Ancestry.com. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Sheet 9B, Line 53 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S442] World War II 1940-1945 Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, Louisiana., DOBARD, Claude Emile FamilySearch. \i FamilySearch\i0 . http://www.familysearch.org : 2011, \i FamilySearch\i0  (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 21 Jun 2011) (Reliability: 3).

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

    6. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Louisiana, Saint Martin, Police Jury Ward 3; Roll 820; Page [11A- 117] ; ED 8; Image 233.0 (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S550] World War II 1948-1959 Louisiana Second Registration Draft Cards, (\i FamilySearch\i0 . http://familysearch.org.), (http://familysearch.org : accessed 5 Dec 2012), DOBARD, Clalude Emile. (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S466] US Public Records Index Vol. 2 (1950-1993) ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, ([database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2010), DOBARD, Claude E; n.d. (Reliability: 1).

    9. [S16] Interview: Kaufman, Louise Dobard (Reliability: 1).

    10. [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).

    11. [S100] Obituary, DOBARD, Claude, (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 12 Jan 1984, page 19 (Reliability: 1).

    12. [S100] Obituary, Claude Dobard obituary: newspaper clipping from the collection of Louise Dobard Kaufman; photocopy in the collection of Lloyd Bennett Jr. (Reliability: 1).

    13. [S16] Interview: Kaufman, Louise Dobard, Interview 29 Nov 2004 (Reliability: 1).

    14. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, State Times Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), 13 Mar 1961, page 29; "Slidell Traffic Mishaps Hurt 10" (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 11 Nov 1960, page 30; DOBARD, Claude E., suit filed against by Home Finance Service, Inc. (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 19 Oct 1963, page 15, DOBARD, Claude E. to be called for petit jury service. (Reliability: 2).

    17. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 16 Feb 1954, page 17: DOBARD, Claude E. vs. Sedonia Benjamin Dobard, divorce suit filed in Civil District Court, New Orleans (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 18 Mar 1954, page 49; DOBARD, Claude E. divorce judgment granted. (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S434] Orleans Parish Marriage Records (on line), Secretary of State, Department of Vital Statistics, ((www.sos.louisiana.gov)), accessed 13 Jun 2011), DOBARD, Claude Emile and Sedonia Benjamin, vol 0, page 3836. (Reliability: 3).


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