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Joseph BECHET[1, 2]
Male 1915 - 2012


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  • Birth  5 May 1915  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Also known as  Joseph B. BERTRAND  [4
    Also known as  Joseph SAMBRONE  [2
    Address  Joseph BECHET 
    Address:
    1616 Annette Street
    New Orleans, LA 70116 
    Education  elementary school through eighth grade according to 1940 U.S. federal census  [4
    Residence  21 Apr 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    3202 Pauger (7th Ward) 
    • The house was rented at $16/month. The household comprised Henry Sambrone (34), his wife Edna (30), and children Joseph [Bechet] (14) and Mary Sambrone (10).
    Residence  1935-1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    2030 Miro Street 
    • The house was rented for $9 per month.
    Color-Race  17 Apr 1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Neg[ro] 
    Occupation  17 Apr 1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    baker in a bakery 
    • According to the 1940 census, he did not work in 1939. He worked for 48 hours in the week preceding the census.
    Witness  30 Oct 2001  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    the information on his sister Mary Sambrone's death certificate 
    Died  15 Oct 2012  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary: The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, October 19-21, 2012.

      BECHET Joseph Bechet, age 97 passed away on tuesday morning October 16, 2012 at Canon Hospice. He was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Sidney Bechet and Edna Gabriel Bertrand. Beloved husband of Yvonne Barbarin Bechet of 72 years. Father of Alan (Diane) & Barry Bechet. Brother in Law of Alfred (Gloria) Barbarin. Grandfather of Denise & Rose, 5 great-grandchildren. Also survived by a host of nieces, cousins, nephews and relatives. Relatives and friends of the family, also Priest & parishioners of Corpus Christi Catholic Church are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, on Monday October 22, 2012 at 10 o'clock AM-Corpus Christi Catholic Church-2022 St. Bernard Ave. Visitation will begin 8 o'clock AM in the church. Interment St. Louis Cemetery No.3. Charbonnet -Labat-Glapion 581-4111
    Notes 
    • In the 1930 US federal census, Joseph is identified as Joseph Sambrone while living with his mother and Henry Sambrone.
      In the 1940 US federal census, Joseph is identified as Joseph Bertrand while living with his mother and Placide Sambrone. [2, 4]
    Person ID  I990  Dobard-Tenette-Fauria
    Last Modified  13 Nov 2016 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Edna Mary GABRIEL,   b. Mar 1897, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1979, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F881  Group Sheet

    Father  Henry Lause SAMBRONE,   b. 28 Jul 1894, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1931, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Edna Mary GABRIEL,   b. Mar 1897, , , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1979, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1914  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F882  Group Sheet

    Family  Yvonne BARBARIN,   b. 9 Feb 1922, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2014, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Nov 1940  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Living
    >2. Living
    Last Modified  23 Jun 2005 
    Family ID  F320  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 5 May 1915 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3202 Pauger (7th Ward) - 21 Apr 1930 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2030 Miro Street - 1935-1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsColor-Race - Neg[ro] - 17 Apr 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - baker in a bakery - 17 Apr 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1940 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness - the information on his sister Mary Sambrone's death certificate - 30 Oct 2001 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 2012 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- )
    Photo taken at his home on Annette Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. He and his wife returned there after having evacuated after Hurricane Katrina (Aug 2005).
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- )
    Photo taken 23 December 1943
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) and his wife, Yvonne Barbarin (1922- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) and his wife, Yvonne Barbarin (1922- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) and his wife, Yvonne Barbarin (1922- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) and his wife, Yvonne Barbarin (1922- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) and his wife, Yvonne Barbarin (1922- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) and his wife, Yvonne Barbarin (1922- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) in his Navy uniform
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) in his Navy uniform
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) in his back yard on Annette Street, New Orleans
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- ) in his back yard on Annette Street, New Orleans
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- )
    Bechet, Joseph (1915- )
    with shipmates USS Henrico APA45 (Joe is in the back row, 2nd from right)

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Roussell, Ann Marie Bennett, 14 Nov 2004, Houston, Texas (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S144] Census-US federal-1930, United States Bureau of the Census, 1930; Census Place: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: 804; Page: 27A; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 879.0; FHL microfilm: 2340539. Family of SAMBRONE, Henry L. (lines 41-44) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S67] Interview: Bechet, Yvonne Barbarin, (Interviewed 26 January 2005 at her home by Lloyd W. Bennett, Jr.), Interviewed by Lloyd Bennett 26 Jan 2005 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S524] Census-US federal-1940, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 1423, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, enumeration district (ED) 36-163, p. 17A, household 281, Family of Placide Bertrand, accessed 20 Jan 2013 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S511] US City Directories, 1821-1989 (ancestry.com), (\i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://ancestry.com : 2011), 1930 Soards', SAMBRONE, Henry: page [unclear], image 815; <http://ancestry.com : accessed 29 Oct 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S223] Death Certificate, Mary Sambrone, d. 30 Oct 2001; State of Louisiana Certificate of Death #919204, photocopy in the collection of Lloyd and Katherine Bennett (Reliability: 3).


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