Whitney Joseph Bernard1
#2859, b. 1 Jul 1876, d. 29 Nov 1942
|Birth*||1 Jul 1876 ||Whitney Bernard was born on 1 Jul 1876 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.1,2 |
|(son) Census1880||26 Jun 1880 ||Whitney Bernard (given age 2) was enumerated as a son of Eloi Bernard (given age 24) on the 1880 Census at St. Mary Parish, LA, on 26 Jun 1880.3 |
|Marriage License||16 Feb 1897 ||Whitney Joseph Bernard and Idolie Rivet obtained a marriage license on 16 Feb 1897 at LA.4 |
|Marriage*||16 Feb 1897 ||Whitney Joseph Bernard married Idolie Rivet, daughter of Elphege Rivet and Marie Broussard, on 16 Feb 1897 at St. Helena Catholic Church at Franklin (Louisa), St. Mary Parish, LA.4 |
|DraftReg*||12 Sep 1918 ||Whitney Joseph Bernard was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living in Baldwin, St. Mary Parish, LA, with his wife, Edolie. He was employed as a local bar clerk for C. Navarro. Whitney was described as being of medium height and build with brown eyes and black hair.1 |
|Residence*||circa 1934 || Circa 1934, Whitney Joseph Bernard moved to Hockley, Harris County, TX.2 |
|(Widow) Death||19 Apr 1939 ||He was left a widower at age 62, when his wife died on 19 Apr 1939 at St. Josephs Infirmary in Houston, Harris County, TX.2 |
|Death*||29 Nov 1942 ||Whitney Bernard died at age 66 of coronary occlusion on 29 Nov 1942 at Waller Hospital in Waller, Harris County, TX.2 |
|Burial*||29 Nov 1942 ||He was buried in Houston, Harris County, TX.2 |
- [S273] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
- [S220] FamilySearch.org. Texas Death Certificates 1890-1976. Online http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#w=;p=2;c=1320964;t=searchable.
- [S422] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. Population schedule. Digital images.
- [S19] Hebert, Rev. Donald J. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.