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Homer BECHET
Male Abt 1852 - 1919


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  • Birth  Abt 1852  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Omer BECHET  [3
    Color-Race  19 Jun 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    B[lack] 
    Occupation  19 Jun 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    shoemaker 
    Residence  19 Jun 1880  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    414 Girod Street 
    • The household comprised two families: Marie Bechet (66, head), Felicia (23) and Omer (24); Victor Bechet (43, head), his wife Adelaide (43) and Josephine (14).
    Color-Race  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C[olored] 
    Occupation  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    shoemaker with his own shop 
    Residence  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1716 Marrais Street (7th Ward) 
    • The household comprised Homer Bechet (53, head), his wife Josephine (53), and their sons Leaonrd (24), Albert (23), Joseph (19), and Sidney (12). The house was rented.
    Died  Betw May 1919 and Oct 1921  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Per 1920 US federal census, his wife is a widow. On his son Sidney's passport application in May 19, his father is living; on the passport application of October 1921, his father is deceased.
    Person ID  I9658  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  8 Dec 2014 

    Father  BECHET,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Marie [BECHET],   b. Abt 1814, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F3483  Group Sheet

    Family  Josephine MITCHEL,   b. Abt 1857, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1923, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Homer L. BECHET,   b. 14 Apr 1884, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1976, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Leonard Victor BECHET, Sr,   b. 25 Apr 1886, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Albert Eugene BECHET,   b. 19 Jun 1887, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Joseph BECHET,   b. 2 Apr 1890, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. Sidney BECHET,   b. 14 May 1897, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1959, Garches, , France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Dec 2014 
    Family ID  F3481  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1852 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - B[lack] - 19 Jun 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shoemaker - 19 Jun 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 414 Girod Street - 19 Jun 1880 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - C[olored] - 15 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shoemaker with his own shop - 15 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1716 Marrais Street (7th Ward) - 15 Apr 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Betw May 1919 and Oct 1921 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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.), BECHET, Sidney. Registration State: Illinois; Registration County: Cook; Roll: 1452461; Draft Board: 04; Registration No. 194 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S27] Census-US federal-1910 (ancestry), National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com [database and images on line]), New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T624_521; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0106; FHL microfilm: 1374534. Family of Homer Bechet (lines 35-40) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 462; Family History Film: 1254462; Page: 593D; Enumeration District: 051; Image: 0168. Household of Marie Bechet (lines 32-37) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S43] Census-US federal-1880, Ancestry.com, (1999.), BECHET, Homer: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 462; Family History Film: 1254462; Page: 593D; Enumeration District: 051; Image: 0168 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S28] Census-US federal-1920, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T625_621; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 112; Image: 119. Household of Leonard (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S538] Passport Applications, (accessed 8 Dec 2014); Sidney Bechet (images 142-143); National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C; NARA Series: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Roll #: 1762; Volume #: Roll 1762 - Certificates: 92250-92625, 21 Oct 1921-22 Oct 1921. (Reliability: 3).


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