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Felix Edgard Bernard  Felix Edgard Bernard
Male 1829 - 1871

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  • Birth  14 Dec 1829  West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Baptized  27 Dec 1830  St. Joseph Church, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1849  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clerk 
    Military  May 1861  Camp Moore, Tangipahoa, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    BERNARD, FELIX EDGAR Private
    He was probably born in 1830 in WBR. He enrolled in the Tirailleurs in May 1861, at Camp Moore. He was the son of Onisphor Bernard and Irene Hebert. His grandfather was Felix Bernard du Montier, who came to Louisiana in 1785 on the La Ville d'Archangel. He was the second cousin of Arthur Blanchard. He deserted, Jan 20th, 1863. 
    Age: 31 
    Died  24 Sep 1871  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 41 
    Buried  St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1566  Stewart
    Last Modified  06 Sep 2007 
     
    Father  Onésiphore Bernard du Montier,   b. 30 Mar 1795, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1864 
    Mother  Marie Irène Hebért,   b. 05 Jan 1793, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1840, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  birth 
    Married  8 Jun 1818  St. Gabriel, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F512  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Thérèsa Helena Pizarro Martinez,   b. 22 Jun 1833, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1895, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Feb 1853  St. Mary's Church, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 14 Jan 1849 Maman a été demandée en mariage par notre cher Papa
      (Written by Marie Thérèse Bernard in her book of birthdays and anniversaries.)
    Children 
    >1. Francis Edgar Bernard,   b. 21 Oct 1854, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1914, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Therese Victoria Bernard,   b. 22 Apr 1856, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1856
    >3. Georges Richard Bernard,   b. 22 May 1857, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1915
     4. Alphonse Évariste Bernard,   b. 24 Oct 1858, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Philomène Louise Amélie Bernard, RSCJ,   b. 20 Apr 1860, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1941, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Joseph Louis Edgard Bernard, S.J.,   b. 09 Mar 1862, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1940
     7. Marie Noémi Antoinette Bernard, RSCJ,   b. 5 Jun 1864, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1957
    >8. Marie Thérèse Bernard,   b. 03 Oct 1866, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1916, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Marie Jeanne Theresa Bernard,   b. 06 Dec 1870, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1943, Mexico City, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  05 Sep 2007 
    Family ID  F510  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Dec 1829 - West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 27 Dec 1830 - St. Joseph Church, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1849 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1853 - St. Mary's Church, New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - BERNARD, FELIX EDGAR Private He was probably born in 1830 in WBR. He enrolled in the Tirailleurs in May 1861, at Camp Moore. He was the son of Onisphor Bernard and Irene Hebert. His grandfather was Felix Bernard du Montier, who came to Louisiana in 1785 on the La Ville d'Archangel. He was the second cousin of Arthur Blanchard. He deserted, Jan 20th, 1863. - May 1861 - Camp Moore, Tangipahoa, LA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 41 - 24 Sep 1871 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend = Address   = Location   = City/Town   = County/Shire   = State/Province   = Country   = Not Set

  • Photos
    Felix Edgard Bernard (Portrait)
    Felix Edgard Bernard (Portrait)
    Portrait used to hang in the living room on Napoleon Ave.
    Portrait of Felix Edgard Bernard du Montier
    Portrait of Felix Edgard Bernard du Montier
    Felix Edgard Bernard du Montier
    Felix Edgar Bernard
    Felix Edgar Bernard
    This is a close-up of the painted broach

    Note: I believe it to be Felix Edgar Bernard, husband of Thérèsa Helena Pizarro Martinez as she was she subject of the portrait.
    Felix Edgar Bernard
    Felix Edgar Bernard
    This picture was in a broach painted in a portrait (NOTE: I now believe it to be Felix Edgar Bernard.)
     
    Documents
    Marriage License for Felix Bernard and Theresa Helena P. Martinez
    Marriage License for Felix Bernard and Theresa Helena P. Martinez
    Picture taken of the microfilm record of the marriage license for Felix Bernard and Theresa Helena Pizarro Martinez - Whole shot.
     
    Headstones
    Headstone for Bernard-Martinez-Bonnet
    Headstone for Bernard-Martinez-Bonnet
    Status: Located. VVE F. P. Martinez
    née le 16 Oct. 1791 morte le 28 Nov. 1870

    Victoria
    morte le 30 Nov. 1856 agee de 7 mois.

    Evariste
    mort le 22 Juillet 1863
    age de l'ans et 8 mois.
    enfants de
    F. E. Bernard et de Thereza Martinez

    Felix Edgard Bernard
    ne le 6 Dec. 1829 morte le 24 Sept. 1871

    M V Louis Bernard
    née Eleonore Landry
    morte…
    Bernard-Bonnet tomb.
    Bernard-Bonnet tomb.
    Status: Located. Wide Shot. Ed Lebeau, III reading inscription, Robert Stewart Johnson with camera, Joe Birdsong looking on.
     
  • Notes 
    • Lived in New Orleans on Calerac St. near Marais & Columbus streets. Large grounds & many fruit trees.
      He amassed a substancial fortune. He gave generously to the needy, especially to the Little Sisters of the Poor.
    • Source: http://www.paulsfamilyhistory.com/family.asp?indkey=I2471
      In 1849, "F. E. Bernard" is a clerk living at 44 Love Street, New Orleans.
      In 1850, Felix is living with his cousin, Louis Bernard, in New Orleans.

    Birth:

    Died:
    • Previously listed as 24 Sep 1871
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records Volume 05 (1830-1839), Diocese of Baton Rouge, (Diocese of Baton Rouge), F379 .B33 C32 V.5., 62 (Reliability: 3).
      Felix Edgard (Onesiphore and Irene HEBERT)
      born: 14 Dec 1828
      Baptized: 15 Dec. 1830
      sponsors: Felix Balthazar Bernard and Gertrude Duralde
      (SJO-9, 102)
      SJO = St. Joseph's Parish, Baton Rouge, LA

    2. [S66] Family Documents (Reliability: 3).
      19 Decembre 1829 Naissance de Papa
      7 Decembre 1888 Mort de notre chère Papa
      (Written by Marie Thérèse Bernard in her book of birthdays and anniversaries.)

    3. [S60] Tirailleurs: A History of the 4th Louisiana and the Acadians of Company H , Thomas H. Richey, (Writers Advantage (June 2003)), ISBN 0595272584., 216.

  

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