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Elvar Andre VIGNES[1, 2]
Male 1886 - 1962


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  • Alt. Birth  24 Oct 1882  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Alt. Birth  Jul 1884  , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth  26 Oct 1886  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • His World War II draft registration card says he is 56 years old in 1942.
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Elvar Alfred VIGNES  [7
    Also known as  Elvas Andrew VIGNES  [8
    Occupation  26 Oct 1886  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    dining car waiter for the Southern Pacific Co., W. Oakland Yard 
    Color-Race  12 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    B[lack] 
    Residence  12 Jun 1900  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    312 Dauphine Street (4th Ward) 
    Physical Description  12 Sep 1918  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    medium height, stout build, with brown eyes and black hair 
    Color-Race  12 Sep 1918  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Negro 
    Military Registration  12 Sep 1918  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    military draft 
    • The nearest relative is reported as Leontine Vignes, 927 Bienville, New Orleans, La.
    Occupation  12 Sep 1918  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    bar tender working for Noh Johnson, 538 Peralta Street 
    Residence  12 Sep 1918  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1839-5 
    Color-Race  Jan 1920  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    B[lack] 
    Occupation  Jan 1920  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    waiting in dining car 
    Residence  Jan 1920  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1360 11th Street 
    • He was enumerated as a boarder in the home of Wiliam B. Nuby (age 48). Also in the house were Nuby's wife, Dorie A., and their son, Charles J. Both Elvar and William Nuby worked for a railroad as waiters in the dining car.
    Physical Description  27 Apr 1942  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    5' 6" tall, 155 lbs, with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion 
    Color-Race  27 Apr 1942  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Negro 
    Military Registration  27 Apr 1942  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    World War II draft 
    • The name and address of the person who will always know his address is Dovie Vigne, 835 32nd Street, Oakland, California.
    Residence  27 Apr 1942  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    835 32nd Street 
    • Living here with Dovie Vignes per his military draft registration card. They had a telephone: HU 0647.
    Died  27 Oct 1962  Napa, Napa, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I9318  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  12 Nov 2014 

    Father  Leon Andre VIGNES,   b. Jul 1849, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1905, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Coraline DOLHONDE,   b. Abt 1851, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  26 Oct 1871  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3381  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Philomene COOPER,   b. Abt 1885,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  15 Feb 1904  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He is identified as single in the US federal census of January 1920. [9]
    Last Modified  7 Mar 2014 
    Family ID  F3377  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Algerleta MCGAFFEY,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  4 May 1929  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Married by Edward J. Tyrrell, J.P. [10]
    Last Modified  12 Nov 2014 
    Family ID  F3437  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 24 Oct 1882 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Jul 1884 - , , Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Oct 1886 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - dining car waiter for the Southern Pacific Co., W. Oakland Yard - 26 Oct 1886 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - 12 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 312 Dauphine Street (4th Ward) - 12 Jun 1900 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1904 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - medium height, stout build, with brown eyes and black hair - 12 Sep 1918 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Negro - 12 Sep 1918 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - military draft - 12 Sep 1918 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - bar tender working for Noh Johnson, 538 Peralta Street - 12 Sep 1918 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839-5 - 12 Sep 1918 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - Jan 1920 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - waiting in dining car - Jan 1920 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1360 11th Street - Jan 1920 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1929 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhysical Description - 5' 6" tall, 155 lbs, with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion - 27 Apr 1942 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Negro - 27 Apr 1942 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Registration - World War II draft - 27 Apr 1942 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 835 32nd Street - 27 Apr 1942 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1962 - Napa, Napa, California, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Obituary, JOSEPH, Alice VIGNES, The Times-Picayune New Orleans States, 16 may 1943, page 10. Accessed via genealogybank.com 6 Mar 2014 (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S18] US-Louisiana-Orleans Parish-New Orleans Birth Records Index 1790-1899, (Ancestry.com Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002. Original data: State of Louisiana, Secretary of State, Division of Archives, Records Management, and History. Vital Records Indices. Baton Rouge, LA.), VIGNES, Elvard Andre; 24 Oct 1882; Volume 80, page 99. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [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.), VIGNES, Elvar and Philomene Cooper, Louisiana Vital Recordes: Volume: 25; Page: 618. (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S65] US-California State-Death Index 1940-1997, (Ancestry.com. California Death Index, 1940-1997. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original electronic data: State of California, California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, 19--.), VIGNES, Elvar, died 27 Oct 1962, Napa (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S25] Census-US federal-1900, (Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. T623, 1854 rolls.), Year: 1900; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 4, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 571; Page: 6A & 6B; Enumeration District: 0035; FHL microfilm: 1240571. Family of Leon Vigne. (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S285] World War II 1940-1947 Draft Registration Cards (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestgry.com.), (http://ancestgry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2014), Elvar Alfred VIGNES, Oakland, California 1942; Serial # U2953, Order # blank (images 324 & 325). (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S285] World War II 1940-1947 Draft Registration Cards (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestgry.com.), (http://ancestgry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2014), Elvar Alfred VIGNES, Oakland, California 1942; Serial # U2953, Order # blank. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [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.), VIGNES, Elvas Andre (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Oakland, Alameda, California; Roll: T625_87; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 850. Elvar A. Vignes, line 48 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S618] US-California State-Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Provo, Utah, (Ancestry.com. \i Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2014), VIGNES, Alvar Alfred and Algerleta McGaffey; "4 May 1929, Oakland, Alameda, California; #1004, Book 180, Page 359," \i Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941\i0  (http://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2014) (Reliability: 1).


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