Frank Joseph Daigre1

#4766, b. 28 Jan 1874, d. 22 Jun 1951
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 Frank Joseph Daigre and Mayme Leitz

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthFrank Joseph Daigre was born on 28 Jan 1874 at LA.2
MarriageHe married Mayme Leitz on 30 Oct 1900 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3
Census1910Frank Daigre (given age 36) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at 2521 Valence at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Mary L. Daigre (given age 31), son Ambrose L Daigre (given age 8) and Rivet Daigre (given age 7). They rented their home. Both Frank and Mary could read, write and speak English. Frank worked as a floor walker for a dry goods store.4
DraftRegFrank 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 2241 Magazine Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with his wife, Mamie Leitz Daigre. He was employed as an Undertaker for Groetsch, Leitz, and Daigre Inc. Frank was described as being of medium height and build, with brown eyes and black hair.2
Census1920Frank J Daigre (given age 45) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at 2241 Magazine Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Mamie Daigre (given age 40), son(s) Ambrose Daigre (given age 18), Rivet Daigre (given age 17) and Frank Daigre (given age 7), daughter(s) Sidonia Daigre (given age 5). Two female servants lived with them. They rented their home. Both Frank and Mamie could read, write and speak English. He worked as an Undertaker for his own account, while Mamie was a secretary for the company.5
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1921, Frank J Daigre and his wife, Mamie, lived at 2241 Magazine Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with children Ambrose and Rivet. Frank was the president of the family mortuary, Groetsch-Lietz-Daigre Inc., Mamie was secretary/treasurer, and Ambrose was an assistant.6
Census1930Frank J Daigre (given age 56) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 2241 Magazine Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Naomi Leitz Daigre (given age 51), his son(s) Ambrose L, Francis R and Francis Joseph, his daughter(s) Lidoria. A nephew, Roy Daigre (given age 21), lived with them. They owned their home, which was valued at $15,000. They had a radio set, and could read, write and speak English. Frank was a Proprietor for an Undertaking business.7
Census1940Frank Daigre (given age 65) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 2241 Magazine Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Mamie Daigre (given age 61). They owned their home, which was valued at $1,500. Frank had a fourth grade education, and Mamie had an eighth grade education. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 56 hours as Director of his Funeral Parlor. He worked 41 hours in 1939. He didn't earn a salary, but did receive income from other sources (probably profits from the business).8
DeathFrank Joseph Daigre died at age 77 on 22 Jun 1951 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,9

Citations:

  1. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  2. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  4. [S307] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S276] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  7. [S277] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S791] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.