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Ferdinand "Uncle Fan" DELPIT[1]
Male 1860 - Bef 1930


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  • Nickname  Uncle Fan 
    Alt. Birth  1858  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Per 1880 census.
    Birth  1860  , , , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • 1910 census says he and his parents were all born in Louisiana.
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  1862  [6
    • Per 1900 census.
    Occupation  1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    driver 
    Occupation  1881-1882  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    clerk 
    Residence  1881-1882  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    178 North Prieur 
    • The New Orleans City Directory indicates that he was living with his father at this address.
    Occupation  1890  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    driver at Location 2: 288-1/2 N. Villere Street 
    Occupation  Feb 1895  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    dealer in wood at 285 Marais (old address) 
    • (In 1895-96 New Orleans changed the street numbering plan.)
    Residence  Feb 1895  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    235 Marais (old address) 
    • The publishers of the Soard's City Directory in 1895 were faced with the problem of accommodating the house numbering changes being made by the city. The addresses not yet changed are designated "old".
    Color-Race  1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Black 
    Residence  1900-1903  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    1037 Marais Street 
    • Fernand is listed as head of the household in the 1900 census. Living with him are an uncle and aunt, Antoin C. and Susan Delpit.
      He is also listed at this address in the New Orleans city directories of 1900, 1901.
    Occupation  1901-1906  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 19, 20, 21
    ice dealer (retail) at 1427 Ursuline 
    Color-Race  19 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    mu[latto] 
    Occupation  19 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    ice cream maker working at home 
    Residence  19 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1427 Ursulines Street 
    • The household comprise Ferdinand Delpit (46, head), his wife Ida (43), and his mother-in-law Hattie Faulkner (81). They were renting the home.
    Occupation  8 Jun 1900-1913  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 16, 18, 22
    dealer (wood & coal) at 1429 Ursuline 
    • He is listed with the wood yard business in the 1900, 1903 and 1913 city directories.
    Occupation  1916-1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23, 24
    selling oysters at 1301 Ursuline 
    Residence  1906-1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 24
    1427 Ursuline 
    Color-Race  13 Jan 1920  [5
    Mulatto 
    Occupation  13 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    rail porter at Terminal Station 
    Residence  13 Jan 1920  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    826 N Derbigny 
    • The household comprised Ferdinand Delpit (56, head), his wife Ida L (50), and their adopted son, Lloyd Bennett (12).
    Occupation  1920-1921  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [26, 27
    porter for the Southern Railway Company at Canal and Basin street 
    Occupation  1922  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    clerk 
    Residence  1920-1922  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [26, 27, 28
    826 N Derbigny 
    Occupation  1925  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [29
    baker 
    Residence  1925  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [29
    1613 Saratoga 
    Died  Bef 1930  [30
    • His wife, Ida Porter Delpit, is listed as a widow in the 1930 census.
    Notes 
    • See attached sources. [5]
    Person ID  I65  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2014 

    Father  Emile DELPIT,   b. 21 May 1833, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Amelia MORTIMER,   b. 1847, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F278  Group Sheet

    Family  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 
    Married  15 Dec 1897  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 31
    • According to the marriage certificate, Rev. W. PORTER conducted the ceremony in the presence of witnesses C. M. BOYER/BAYER; E. J. PALAS; and W. BERNARD.

      The license was issued on 14 Dec 1897 by a judge (name illegible) and witnessed by J. DELPIT and Chas. A. DELPIT. [4]
    Last Modified  9 Jul 2014 
    Family ID  F4  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 1858 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1860 - , , , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - driver - 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk - 1881-1882 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 178 North Prieur - 1881-1882 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - driver at Location 2: 288-1/2 N. Villere Street - 1890 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - dealer in wood at 285 Marais (old address) - Feb 1895 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 235 Marais (old address) - Feb 1895 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Dec 1897 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Black - 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1037 Marais Street - 1900-1903 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ice dealer (retail) at 1427 Ursuline - 1901-1906 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - mu[latto] - 19 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ice cream maker working at home - 19 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1427 Ursulines Street - 19 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - dealer (wood & coal) at 1429 Ursuline - 8 Jun 1900-1913 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - selling oysters at 1301 Ursuline - 1916-1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1427 Ursuline - 1906-1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - rail porter at Terminal Station - 13 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 826 N Derbigny - 13 Jan 1920 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - porter for the Southern Railway Company at Canal and Basin street - 1920-1921 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk - 1922 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 826 N Derbigny - 1920-1922 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - baker - 1925 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1613 Saratoga - 1925 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1920 census: Delpit, Ferdinand 'Uncle Fan' (1860-Bef 1930)and his wife, Ida L. Porter (1870-1939); Lloyd W. Bennett Sr. (1906-1995)
    1920 census: Delpit, Ferdinand "Uncle Fan" (1860-Bef 1930)and his wife, Ida L. Porter (1870-1939); Lloyd W. Bennett Sr. (1906-1995)
    The "R" after his name indicates he was renting his home. "M Mu 56 M" indicates he is a male mulatto, age 56, and married. Ida was also enumerated as a mulatto, but Lloyd was noted as white.

  • 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. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll T9_461; Family History Film 1254461; Page 313C; ED 39; Image 0430 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Louisiana, Ward 6, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Roll 521 Part 2; SD 1, ED 95; Sheet 6-B (Reliability: 1).

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

    5. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Louisiana, Orleans, New Orleans; Roll T625_620; Page 10A; ED 82; Image 852 (Reliability: 1).

    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.), New Orleans, Ward 6, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll T623 572; Page 22A; ED 59 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll T9_461; Family History Film 1254461; Page 313C; ED 39; Image 0430 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards' 1881, New Orleans, Louisiana: Page 247, Image 110; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 4 Jul 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards' 188, New Orleans, Louisiana: Page 238, Image 125; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 4 Jul 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S48] US-Louisiana-Orleans Parish-New Orleans City Directory 1890-1891 (Soards'), Ancestry.com, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original data: New Orleans City Directory, 1890, New Orleans, LA; L. Soards, 1890. New Orleans City Directory, 1891. New Orleans, LA: L. Soards, 1891.), Delpit, Fernand [sic] (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana 1895 (DELPIT, Ferdinand): page 267 (image 129); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), New Orleans, Ward 6, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll T623 572; Page 22A; ED 59 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [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; Ward 6; Roll T623_572; Page 22A; ED 59 (Reliability: 1).

    14. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), Soards' 1900, New Orleans, Louisiana: Page 259, Image 130; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 4 Jul 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Ferdinand DELPIT: page 1077 (image 541); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 1).

    16. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1900: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 1077 (image 541); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    17. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1901: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 1026 (image 514); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1903: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 262 (image 122); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    19. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1902: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 91 (image 410); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    20. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1905: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 1126 (image 559); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    21. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1906: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 278 (image 270); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    22. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1913: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 1421 (image 750); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    23. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1916: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 348 (image 189); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    24. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1917: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 348 (image 178); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    25. [S9] Census-US federal-1920 (Delpit), (Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans City, Ward 5. Supervisor's District 1, Enumeration District 82, Sheet 10A.), The Family of Ferdinand Delpit (lines 24-26) (Reliability: 2).

    26. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1920: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 442 (image 229); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    27. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1921: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 513 (image 268); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    28. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1922: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 518 (image 272); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    29. [S388] US City Directories (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.), Soard's New Orleans, Louisiana, 1925: Ferdinand DELPIT: page 535 (image 277); <http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 Nov 2014 (Reliability: 2).

    30. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll 811; Page 15A; ED 239; Image 743.0 (Reliability: 3).

    31. [S5] New Orleans Marriage Records Index 1831-1964, (Ancestry.com. New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1964 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.), Volume 20, page 261 (Reliability: 3).


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