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Theophelus "Peg" or "Tongi" DOBARD[1, 2, 3]
Male 1905 - 1984


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  • Nickname  Peg 
    Birth  10 Jun 1905  Gloria (unincorporated), Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Theopolis DOBARD  [4
    Alt. Birth  1910  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Color-Race  1920  [1
    Black 
    Literacy  1920  [1
    unable to read or write 
    Color-Race  1930  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Negro 
    Literacy  1930  [4
    unable to read or write 
    Occupation  1930  [4
    laborer doing odd jobs 
    Residence  24 May 1930  , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Police Jury Ward 6 (Jesuit Bend) 
    • The household comprised Alexis Delone (26), his wife Clara (20), son James (5/12), grandmother Mariah Branch (80), mother-in-law Ernestine Pierre (45) and brothers-in-law Theopolis Dobard (22) and Samuel Jefferson (24).
      The house, valued at $100, was owned
    Occupation  29 Apr 1940  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    laborer doing levee construction 
    • According to the 1940 U.S. federal census, he worked for 52 weeks in 1939 and earned $100. As of the census date, he had been out of work for 13 weeks.
    Residence  29 Apr 1940  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ward 7 
    • The household comprised Clara Lelone [Delone] (28, widow, head), her sons Alexis (10) and James (7), her mother Annestine [Arrestine] Pierre (50), and brother Theoplis Dobard (30) and uncle Samuel Jefferson (43).
    Physical Description  16 Oct 1940  Gloria (unincorporated), Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    height 5'8", weight 150 lbs., dark brown complexion, with brown eyes and black hair 
    • It is noted that his right leg is amputated below the knee and that he has a tattoo of a sailor on his left arm.
    Education  Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    elementary school through first grade 
    Color-Race  16 Oct 1940  Gloria (unincorporated), Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Negro 
    Employment  16 Oct 1940  Gloria (unincorporated), Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military Registration  16 Oct 1940  Pointe á la Hache, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    draft 
    • Serial number 1052; order number 1566.

      "Person who will always know your address" is Mrs. Ernestine Pierre (mother), Gloria, Louisiana.
    Residence  16 Oct 1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Rte. 5, Sta. A, Box 553, 
    • «i»[Note: although the post office is New Orleans, he lived in Gloria, Plaquemines, Louisiana.]«/i»
    Died  2 Dec 1984  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    • Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 9 Dec 1984, page A-38
      «b»DOBARD
      «/b» Theophelus (Peg or Tongi) Dobard, on Sunday, December 2, 1984 at 9:30 o'clock a.m. Husband of Sister Velma Gooden Dobard. Brother of the late Clara Barnes Delone. Also survived by 2 devoted cousins - Martha and Geneva Dobard and a host of other relatives and friends.
      Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of St. Phillip Street Church of God in Christ and all Cogic Churches, employees of Ferrara Seafood are invited to attend the funeral services from St. Phillip St. Church of God in Christ, 1309 St. Phillip St., on Sunday, December 9, 1984 at 8 o'clock p.m. Dismissal at 11 o'clock a.m. on Monday, December 10, 1984. Superintendent Henry Evans officiating.
      Interment St. Mark Cemetery, River Ridge, La.
      Richardson Funeral Home in charge. ###
    Buried  10 Dec 1984  River Ridge, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Saint Mark Cemetery
    Jefferson Parish
    Kenner or River Ridge, Louisiana 
    Notes 
    • Per Lobrano & Lobrano, no children.
      In 1910 census, identifed as a nephew living with his aunt, Augustine Branche.
      In 1930 census, identified as a brother-in-law living in the home of Alexis Delone and his wife, Clara. [4, 9, 10]
    Person ID  I8596  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  13 Dec 2014 

    Father  DOBARD,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Earnestine BRANCH,   b. Abt 1885, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F3495  Group Sheet

    Family  Velma GOODEN,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2013 
    Family ID  F3188  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 1910 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Negro - 1930 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Police Jury Ward 6 (Jesuit Bend) - 24 May 1930 - , Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer doing levee construction - 29 Apr 1940 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ward 7 - 29 Apr 1940 - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - elementary school through first grade - - Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - draft - 16 Oct 1940 - Pointe a la Hache, Plaquemines, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Rte. 5, Sta. A, Box 553, - 16 Oct 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1984 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Saint Mark Cemetery
    Jefferson Parish
    Kenner or River Ridge, Louisiana - 10 Dec 1984 - River Ridge, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jesuit Bend, Louisiana; SD 2, ED 22, page 9-A, line 42 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S442] World War II 1940-1945 Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, Louisiana., DOBARD, Theophile, images 682-683 FamilySearch. \i FamilySearch\i0 . http://www.familysearch.org : 2011, \i FamilySearch\i0  (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 21 Jun 2011) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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.), DOBARD, Theophelus (1905-1984) SSN 433-24-8701 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Jesuit Bend, Louisiana: ED-36-8, SD 11, Sheet 5-A, line 38 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S524] Census-US federal-1940, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 1439, Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, enumeration district (ED) 38-9, p. 1A, household 9 (lines 36-40), Family of Clara Lelone (sic; actually Delone), accessed 10 Jan 2013 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, Census Place: Police Jury Ward 6, Plaquemines, Louisiana; Roll: 815; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0006; Image: 133.0; FHL microfilm: 2340550. Household of Aleck Delone (lines 33-39) (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S100] Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 9 Dec 1984, page A-38; Theophelus (Peg or Tongi) Dobard (Reliability: 1).

    8. [S100] Obituary, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 9 Dec 1984, page A-38; Theophelus (Peg or tongi) Dobard (Reliability: 1).

    9. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), Roll 521: Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, 7th Ward, SD 2, ED 56, Sheet 2-B (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S41] Dobard Estate Information: Lobrano & Lobrano, William Allen Schafer, (Letter dated September 27, 2004, requesting contact information of heirs entitled to a portion of the estates of Marie Dobard, Cezere aka "Cesare" Dobard, and A.W. aka "Willie" Dobard. Includes genealogical information compiled by Lobrano & Lobrano. Their file #3383.) (Reliability: 1).


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