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Albert Eugene BECHET[1, 2]
Male 1887 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Birth  19 Jun 1887  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Color-Race  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    C[olored] 
    Occupation  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    driver for a butcher 
    Residence  15 Apr 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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.
    Physical Description  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    short and slender with brown eyes and black hair 
    Color-Race  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Negro 
    Occupation  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    butcher working for Louis Sembat, 300 St. Maurice Ave 
    Residence  5 Jun 1917  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1240 Saint Bernard Avenue 
    • Per his WW I draft registration.
    Military Service  21 Aug 1918-20 Dec 1918  Beauregard, , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    as a private in the Headquarters Colored Company detail 
    • Cause of discharge: Convenience of the Government
    Color-Race  4 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Neg[ro] 
    Occupation  4 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    laborer in a private market 
    Residence  4 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1483 North Derbigny Street 
    • The household comprised Nonna Brown (32, head, a servant for a private family) and two boarders, Lawrence Falcon (29, carpenter building houses) and Albert Bechet (42, laborer).
    Residence  6 Aug 1931-14 Sep 1933  Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Mountain Branch 
    • The cause of his discharge is not noted.
      His domestic history says he is 44 years old, 5'3" tall, colored, with brown eyes, gray hair. He can read and write, is Catholic, a butcher, was living in New Orleans and is single. The name and address of nearest relative is his brother: Homer Bechet, 3231 Lowerline Street, New Orleans, La.
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):Disabilities when admitted to the Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in 1931 were "chronic hypertrophic arthritis of left knee moderate". [3]
    Person ID  I9661  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  7 Dec 2014 

    Father  Homer BECHET,   b. Abt 1852, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Betw May 1919 and Oct 1921, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F3481  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 19 Jun 1887 - 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 - driver for a butcher - 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 MapsPhysical Description - short and slender with brown eyes and black hair - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Negro - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - butcher working for Louis Sembat, 300 St. Maurice Ave - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1240 Saint Bernard Avenue - 5 Jun 1917 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Neg[ro] - 4 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer in a private market - 4 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1483 North Derbigny Street - 4 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Mountain Branch - 6 Aug 1931-14 Sep 1933 - Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [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).

    2. [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, Albert Eugene. Louisiana; Registration County: Orleans; Roll: 1684919; Draft Board: 06 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S632] US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, Ancestry.com Operations, (http://ancestry.com : 2007.), (http://ancestry.com : accessed 7 Dec 2014); BECHET, Albert E. admitted 1931; Original data: Historical Register of National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1749, 282 rolls); Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 805; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0108; Image: 150.0; FHL microfilm: 2340540. Household of Nonna Brown (lines28-30) (Reliability: 3).


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