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Sidney BECHET
Male 1897 - 1959


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  • Birth  14 May 1897  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Color-Race  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C[olored] 
    Residence  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1716 Marrais Street (7th Ward) 
    • The household comprised Homer Bechet (53, head), his wife Josephine (53), and their sons Leaonrd (24), Albert (23), Joseph (19), and Sidney (12). The house was rented.
    Physical Description  5 Jun 1918  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    short, medium stout, with black eyes and black hair 
    Color-Race  5 Jun 1918  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Negro 
    Employment  5 Jun 1918  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    De Lux[?], 35th & State Street 
    • The name of his employer was Mr. Shaw.
    Residence  5 Jun 1918  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    2413 Dearborn Street 
    Travel  16 Dec 1930-22 Dec 1930  New York City, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    from Bremen, Germany, on the S.S. Bremen 
    • He was traveling on US Passport 8919 issued by the US Consulate General in Paris, December 5, 1929. He was traveling "tourist third cabin".
    Residence  2 Dec 1930  New York City, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    8181 Come Street 
    • (His address in the United States per ship manifest.)
    Travel  15 Sep 1931-21 Sep 1931  New York City, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    from Bremen, Germany, aboard the SS "Bremen" 
    • He traveled tourist class.
    Residence  21 Sep 1931  New York City, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    166 West 129th Street 
    • (Per ship manifest.)
    Travel  17 Nov 1949-27 Nov 1949  New York City, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    from Le Havre, France, on the French S.S. "De Grasse" 
    • He was traveling cabin class on US passport number 63071 issued in Louisiana.
    Residence  27 Nov 1949  New York City, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    409 Edgecombe Avenue 
    • (Per ship manifest)
    Died  14 May 1959  Garches, , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2600  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  28 Oct 2016 

    Father  Homer BECHET,   b. Abt 1852, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Betw May 1919 and Oct 1921, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Josephine MITCHEL,   b. Abt 1857, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1923, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3481  Group Sheet

    Family  Edna Mary GABRIEL,   b. Mar 1897, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1979, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Joseph BECHET,   b. 5 May 1915, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 2012, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  28 Oct 2016 
    Family ID  F881  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 May 1897 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - C[olored] - 15 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1716 Marrais Street (7th Ward) - 15 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - short, medium stout, with black eyes and black hair - 5 Jun 1918 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Negro - 5 Jun 1918 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - De Lux[?], 35th & State Street - 5 Jun 1918 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2413 Dearborn Street - 5 Jun 1918 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - from Bremen, Germany, on the S.S. Bremen - 16 Dec 1930-22 Dec 1930 - New York City, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8181 Come Street - 2 Dec 1930 - New York City, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - from Bremen, Germany, aboard the SS "Bremen" - 15 Sep 1931-21 Sep 1931 - New York City, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 166 West 129th Street - 21 Sep 1931 - New York City, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - from Le Havre, France, on the French S.S. "De Grasse" - 17 Nov 1949-27 Nov 1949 - New York City, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 409 Edgecombe Avenue - 27 Nov 1949 - New York City, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [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.), BECHET, Sidney. Registration State: Illinois; Registration County: Cook; Roll: 1452461; Draft Board: 04; Registration No. 194 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T624_521; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0106; FHL microfilm: 1374534. Family of Homer Bechet (lines 35-40) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S476] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. \i New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2010), (http://ancestry.com : accessed 8 Dec 2014), manifest, \i SS De Grasse\i0, 17 Nov 1949-27 Nov 1949 (Le Havre, France to New York), Sydney Bechet (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S476] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. \i New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2010), (http://ancestry.com : accessed 8 Dec 2014), manifest, \i SS Bremen\i0, 22 Dec 1930 (Bremen-New York), Sydney Bechet (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S476] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. \i New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2010), "Year: 1931; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 5043; Line: 17; Page Number: 89" (http://ancestry.com : accessed 8 Dec 2014), manifest, \i SS "Bremen"\i0, 15 Sep 1931-21 Sep 1931 (Bremen-New York), Sydney Bechet (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S476] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. \i New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2010), (http://ancestry.com : accessed 8 Dec 2014), manifest, \i SS "De Grasse"\i0, 17 Nov 1949-27 Nov 1949 (Le Havre, France to New York), Sydney Bechet (Reliability: 3).


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