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Vera Josephine TENETTE[1]
Female 1908 - 1985


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  • Birth  1908  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Color-Race  23 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mulatto 
    Residence  23 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    926 Liberty Street (now Treme Street) 
    • The household comprised Emile Tennet [sic] (27), his wife Hammie [sic] (27), their children Arthur (5), Emilia (4) and Verra (2), plus his aunt Annette (40) and brothers Joseph (19) and Louis (18), and sister Marie (20).
    Color-Race  9 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    B[lack] 
    Residence  9 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    2414 Iberville Street 
    • The household comprised Emile Tonette [sic] (37); wife Ermine Tonette (37); children Arthur Tonette (15), Emily Tonette (13) and Vera Tonette (11); and married sister-in-law Ourelia Monnet. The house was rented.
    Occupation  1928  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    teacher at McDonough School No. 6 
    Residence  1928  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    2414 Iberville 
    Color-Race  2 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Neg[ro] 
    Occupation  2 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    teacher in a grammar school 
    Residence  2 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    2414 Iberville Street 
    Died  3 May 1985  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    New Orleans General Hospital
    New Orleans, Louisiana 
    Obituary  5 May 1985  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Times-Picayune, page 41, 
    • It read:
      «b»«i»Vera Tenette Davis,«/b» a retired school teacher, died Friday at New Orleans General Hospital after a brief illness. She was 77. Mrs. Davis was a native of New Orleans. She taught at Valenca C. Jones Elementary School for 37 years until her retirement in 1973. She was an active member of the Corpus Christi Church, the Third Saturday Bonanza Group, the Tahoka Bridge Club, the Council of Catholic Women, the American Association of Retired Teachers Association [sic], and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. She was a former member of the Black Pirates Carnival Club.

      She is survived by a son, Dave Davis; a daughter, Verda Davis; a sister, Emily Chase; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Corpus Christi church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery No. 2. Estelle J. Wilson Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.«/i»
    Buried  7 May 1985  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    General Offices
    3421 Esplanade Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA
    504-482-5065 
    • Buried in Chase-Tennette [sic] family tomb.
    Person ID  I267  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  3 Sep 2016 

    Father  Emile Emanuel TENETTE,   b. 25 Dec 1883, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1936, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ermine "Noon" OUB,   b. 17 Sep 1883, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1967, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Dec 1901  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F80  Group Sheet

    Family  David Huel DAVIS,   b. Abt Dec 1906, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1965, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Jun 1932  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    >1. Verda Merlyn DAVIS,   b. 5 Mar 1936, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 2011, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Living
    Last Modified  11 Jun 2011 
    Family ID  F88  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1908 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Mulatto - 23 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 926 Liberty Street (now Treme Street) - 23 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - 9 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2414 Iberville Street - 9 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teacher at McDonough School No. 6 - 1928 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2414 Iberville - 1928 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Neg[ro] - 2 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teacher in a grammar school - 2 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2414 Iberville Street - 2 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jun 1932 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    New Orleans General Hospital
    New Orleans, Louisiana - 3 May 1985 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Times-Picayune, page 41, - 5 May 1985 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    General Offices
    3421 Esplanade Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA
    504-482-5065 - 7 May 1985 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, 5th Ward New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Roll 521, Part 1; SD 1, ED 75, Sheet 17-A (Reliability: 1).
      Name is spelled Verra

    2. [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).

    3. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, 5th Ward New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Roll 521, Part 1; SD 1, ED 75, Sheet 17-A (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Year: 1920;Census Place: New Orleans Ward 4, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T625_620; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 79. Family of Emile Tenette (spelled Tonette), lines 5+ (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S694] US City Directories, 1822-1995 (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, Soards' Directory Co., Ltd. Publishers, 1928, New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory: page 745, image 927;
    6. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 802; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 964.0. Family of Emile Tenette, lines 34+ (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, DAVIS, Vera Tenette. Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), 5 May 1985, page 41. Found at genealogybank.com (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S251] Newspaper/Magazine Report, Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana. 21 June 1932: Marriages of the Day. David H. Davis and Vera Josephine Tenette. Listed at genealogybank.com (Reliability: 3).


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