Ambrose L Daigre1

#9854, b. 14 Dec 1901, d. Oct 1982
Last Edited:17 Nov 2015
FatherFrank Joseph Daigre1 b. 28 Jan 1874, d. 22 Jun 1951
MotherMayme Leitz1 b. about 1879
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Ambrose L Daigre and Nettie M. Guidroz

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthAmbrose L Daigre was born on 14 Dec 1901, probably at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.2,1
Census1910, sonAmbrose L Daigre (given age 8) was enumerated as the son of Frank Daigre (given age 36) on the 1910 Census, living at 2521 Valence at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He attended school.1
Census1920, sonAmbrose Daigre (given age 18) was enumerated as a son of Frank J Daigre (given age 45) on the 1920 Census, living at 2241 Magazine Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He could read, write and speak English. He worked as a utility clerk in a railroad office.3
Residence, Resided-childrenAccording to a city directory in 1921, Ambrose L Daigre lived with his family at 2241 Magazine Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He worked as an assistant at Groetsch-Leitz-Daigre Inc., his parents' mortuary. He also appears to have had a second job working as a junior clerk for the L&NRR Company.4
MarriageHe married Nettie M. Guidroz.5
Census1930, sonAmbrose L Daigre (given age 28) was enumerated as a son of Frank J Daigre (given age 56) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 2241 Magazine Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He was single, attended school, and could read, write and speak English. Ambrose worked as a freight clerk for a steamship company.6
Census1940Ambrose J Daigre (given age 38) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 800 Lanque Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Nettie M Daigre (given age 31), his son(s) Ambrose J. They rented their home for $27 per month. Ambrose Sr. had 2 years of high school education, and Nettie had an eighth grade education. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 45 hours as a clerk for a steam railroad. He earned $1800 in 1939.7
DeathAmbrose L Daigre died at age 80 in Oct 1982, probably in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.2

Citations:

  1. [S307] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S276] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  5. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.
  6. [S277] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S791] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com