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Elvira Marie "Vavsie" DOBARD[1]
Female 1869 - 1968


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  • Nickname  Vavsie 
    Birth  5 Feb 1869  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Also known as  Elvira DOBARD  [3
    Alt. Birth  1875  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Birth year estimated from age at 1910 census: 34 years old.
    Occupation  6 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    washerwoman 
    Color-Race  26 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mu[latto] 
    Occupation  26 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    laundress 
    Residence  26 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1414 Saint Philip Street 
    • The household comprised Alphonse Lassen [Lassere] (50, head), his sister Josephine Levy (36), and lodgers Elvira Dobard (34), Emily Vinet (30) and Edgard Dobard (24). All were single.
    Occupation  1912  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    porteress 
    Residence  1900-1912  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7, 9
    1414 Saint Philip Street 
    • According to the 1900 census, she was a boarder in the home of Alphonse Lassere. LASSERE's sister, Josephine Levy, also lived there.
      According to the 1910 census, she was a lodger living in a house headed by Alphonse Lassere and his sister, Josephine Levy. Edgar Dobard, age 7, was also a lodger there. According to Louis Dobard Kaufman, Alphonse was blind. Edgar used to lead him all around.
    Occupation  1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    laundress in a residence 
    Residence  1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    2300 State Street 
    Residence  From 1931 to 1960  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    1131 North Villere 
    Occupation  1932  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    laundress 
    Occupation  1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    laundress 
    Residence  3 Jun 1963  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    1129-31 North Villere Street 
    • Per lease with Superior Oil Company. For complete list of participants in lease, see Source at end note.
    Died  18 Jul 1968  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    • Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 19 Jul 1968, page 16

      DOBARD -- On Thursday July 19, 1968, at 5:10 o'clock p.m., MISS ELVIRA MARIE DOBARD, daughter of the late Sylvester and Eliza Dobard; foster mother and great aunt of Mrs. Louise D. Kaufman, Hubert Sr.; Frederick Sr. and Claude Dobard; sister of Olivier and Frank Dobard and the late Joseph, Sam, Willie, Louis, Elodie and Cesaire Dobard, Miss Maria Escande and Mrs. Cecile Hill; aunt of Mr. Edgar Dobard. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A native of Jesuit Bend and a resident of new Orleans for the past 50 years.
      Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.
      Services from Rhodes Funeral Home, 1716 North Claiborne Ave. on Saturday, July 20, 1968. Due notice of time will be given. Followed by Requiem Mass at St. Augustine Catholic Church.
      Interment in St. Louis Cemetery.
      Wake services and recitations of the rosary wil be held on Friday, July 19, 1968 at the parlor.
      Arrangements by Rhodes Funeral Home, 1716 N. Claiborne. ###
    Buried  20 Jul 1968  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Address:
    General Offices
    3421 Esplanade Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    USA
    504-482-5065 
    • Requiem Mass at Saint Augustine Catholic Church. Arrangements by Rhodes Funeral Home, 1716 North Claiborne Street, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    Person ID  I36  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  27 Oct 2016 

    Father  Silvestre DAUBARD,   b. 31 Dec 1840, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1913, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Eliza JOSEPH,   b. 1 Sep 1841, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1931, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1860 or 1866 
    Family ID  F11  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 1875 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - washerwoman - 6 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Mu[latto] - 26 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laundress - 26 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1414 Saint Philip Street - 26 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - porteress - 1912 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1414 Saint Philip Street - 1900-1912 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laundress in a residence - 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2300 State Street - 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1131 North Villere - From 1931 to 1960 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laundress - 1932 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laundress - 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1129-31 North Villere Street - 3 Jun 1963 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jul 1968 - 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 - 20 Jul 1968 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Dobard, Cesaire (1869-1946) seated, center. Elvira 'Vavsie' Dobard (1869-1968) standing. Seated left: Josephine 'Gramsie' Levy (1876-1948). Seated right: Elodie Dobard (1876-1949)
    Dobard, Cesaire (1869-1946) seated, center. Elvira "Vavsie" Dobard (1869-1968) standing. Seated left: Josephine "Gramsie" Levy (1876-1948). Seated right: Elodie Dobard (1876-1949)
    Dobard, Elvira 'Vavsie' (1896-1968)
    Dobard, Elvira "Vavsie" (1896-1968)
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Dobard, Elvira “Vavsie” (1869-1961)
    Dobard, Elvira “Vavsie” (1869-1961)

    Documents
    DOBARD, Elvira Marie (1869-1968) obituary
    DOBARD, Elvira Marie (1869-1968) obituary
    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. [S16] Interview: Kaufman, Louise Dobard, Louise's notebook/diary (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1908: 321, image 154; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 23 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Roll 521, Part 1, Page 115-B (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, Precinct 7, Ward 7, SD 1, ED 247, Sheet 21-B, line 76 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans; T623_572; Page 8B; ED 48 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, 5-Wd New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Roll 521 Part 1; Page 115B (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Census Place: New Orleans Ward 5, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T624_521; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0075; FHL microfilm: 1374534. Household of Alphonse Lassen [Lassere] lines 52-56. (Reliability: 1).

    9. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1912: page 333, image 172; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 23 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    10. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Polk's New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1956: page 288, image 334; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    11. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Polk's New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1954: page 298, image 152; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    12. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1960: page 309, image 340; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 26 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    13. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Polk's New Orleans, Louisiana, City Directory 1940: page 366, image 176; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 1).

    14. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans; Roll 804; Page ; ED 93, Image 74.0 (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S442] World War II 1940-1945 Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, Louisiana., DOBARD, Hubert Robert, images 655-656 FamilySearch. \i FamilySearch\i0 . http://www.familysearch.org : 2011, \i FamilySearch\i0  (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 21 Jun 2011) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [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).

    17. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards' New Orleans City Directory, 1932: page 486, image 225; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards' New Orleans City Directory, 1933: page 444, image 216; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 30 Apr 2012 (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S692] Plaquemines Parish Court Records (images), Louisiana. Plaquemines., (Clerk of Court. \i Plaquemines Parish Clerk of Court\i0 . http://clerk25.com), 242: 5, Oil, Gas and Mineral Lease between several members of Silvester Dobard family and Superior Oil Co., 3 Jun 1961; accessed 25 Jun 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Parties to the lease are:
      OLIVER DOBARD, a widower; CECILE DOBARD, widow of George Hill; ANTHONIA DOBARD, a femme sole; SIDNEY DOBARD, married to and living with Sadie Narcisse, all residents of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, whose mailing address is Rt. 1, Box 563, Belle Chase, Louisiana;
      ELVIRA DOBARD, a femme sole, 1129-31 North Villere Street, New Orleans 16, Louisiana;
      EDGAR DOBARD, married to and living with Amelia LBranch, 1131 North Villere Street, New Orleans 16;
      MORRIS DOBARD, a widower, 1519 Urselines Street, New Orleans;
      EMILE DOBARD, married to and living with Pauline Clay, 630 7th Street, New Orleans;
      FRANK DOBARD, married to and living with Sarah Barbe, 2908 St. Peter Street, New Orleans;
      OLLIE ESCANDE BOUTTE, a widow and resident of New Orleans, 2134 St. Ann Street, New Orleans;
      CELENA DOBARD BROWN, married to Percy Brown, 1521 Dumaine Street, New Orleans 16;
      ANNIE DOBARD DOUGLAS, divorced from Larry Douglas, 1521 Dumaine Street, New Orleans
      VIRGINIA DOBARD MILES, divorced from Manuel Miles, 1120 Adams Street, New Orleans
      LOUIS ESCANDE, married to and living with Louise Daniels, 4101 Clara Street, New Orleans
      FELIX ESCANDE, a bachelor, 2134 St. Ann Street, New Orleans;
      LEANDER SANDERS, maried to Arnolie Sanders, Jr., Rt 1, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      ORESTINE BAILEY WILSON, married to Peter Wilson, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      GENEVA DOBARD, a single woman, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      MARTHA DOBARD, a single woman, 823 North Robinson Street, New Orleans;
      CELESTINE BAILEY, a single woman, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      TELESFORE DOBARD, a single man, 1226 Treme Street, New Orleans;
      JAMES BAILEY, a single man, Rt 1, Box 553-C, Belle Chasse, Louisiana;
      ERNEST DOBARD, married to Minerva Smith, 1427 Touro Street, New Orleans;
      LEO DOBARD, married to and living with Eunice Ruiz, 2524 St. Anthony Street, New Orleans.

    20. [S100] Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 19 Jul 1968, page 16; DOBARD, Elvira Marie (Reliability: 2).

    21. [S100] Obituary, Elvira "Vavsie" Dobard obituary: newspaper clipping in possession of Kathie Bennett (Reliability: 1).


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