Heno Joseph Daigre1

#4764, b. 31 Jan 1880, d. 11 Jul 1961
Last Edited:17 Nov 2015
FatherJoseph Octave Daigre b. 12 Dec 1847, d. 22 Jan 1886
MotherCeleste Lidoria Rivet b. 7 Dec 1847, d. 4 Jul 1921
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Heno Joseph Daigre and Catherine Blake

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJ. Heno Daigre was born on 31 Jan 1880 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.2
Census1880, sonHeno Daigre (given age 5/12) was enumerated as a son of Octave Daigre (given age 32) on the 1880 Census, living at Marengo Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3
MarriageHeno J Daigre married Katharine Blake on 19 Mar 1918 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.4
DraftRegHeno Joseph Daigre was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living at 2702 Felicity in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with his wife, Catherine. He worked for Interstate Elect. Company, at 352 Baronne Street, as an electrician. Heno was described as being of medium height at 5 feet 4 inches, slender build, with gray eyes and brown hair.1
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1921, Heno Daigre lived at 2830 Melpomene Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the same house was Homer Daigre, a clerk. Heno was employed as an electrician.5 [Relationship between Heno and Homer is currently unknown.]
DraftRegHe registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 25 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was at 1022 Constantinople Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. His wife lived there with him. He worked for Gulf Electric at 709 Tchoupitoulas Street. Heno was described as being 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, 170 pounds, with gray eyes, gray hair, and light complexion. He had a scar on his left arm and on his chin, and wore glasses.6
DeathHe died at age 81 on 11 Jul 1961 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.7
BurialHe was buried at Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. His grave is located in plot 15, Palm Venus Osier.8


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