Sarah Emily Kelly1

F, b. February 24, 1853, d. March 7, 1922
FatherIsrael Kelly3
MotherMartha E. (?)2 b. c 1832
Last EditedJuly 6, 2013
     Sarah Emily Kelly was born on February 24, 1853 at LA, USAG.1,4,5,6,7,8 As of circa 1870,her married name was Offutt.1,9 She married William Greene Offutt, son of William Offutt and Mary A. (?), circa 1870.1,9,10 Sarah Emily Offutt was listed in the 1870 census at 11th Ward, Port Hudson, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of Martha E. (?) on September 13, 1870.11 Sarah Emily Offutt and William Greene Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of June 2, 1880 at 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.12 Sarah Emily Offutt and William Greene Offutt appeared on the Twelfth Federal Census of June 13, 1900 at Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, USAG; has 9 children born to Sarah, only 3 living?????13 Sarah Emily Offutt and William Greene Offutt appeared in the Thirteenth Federal Census of May 17, 1910 at Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.14 Sarah Emily Offutt and William Greene Offutt appeared in the Fourteenth Federal Census of January 30, 1920 at 3rd Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.15 Sarah Emily Kelly died on March 7, 1922 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 69.1,16,17,8 She was buried on March 9, 1922 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1,18,8,19
Close up photo of marker for Sarah Emily Kelly Offutt
Photo taken by Mary Heath
Photo of the graves for the William G and Sarah E. Offutt
Photo taken by Mary Heath

Family

William Greene Offutt b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule.
  3. [S3380] LA Deaths 1850-1875; 1894-1954, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://…, Record for Sarah E. Offutt. Father listed as Israel Kelly, mother listed as Martha H*sey.
  4. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 25 as Sarah Offutt, born Feb 1853 age 47. Birth state LA.
  5. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as being 27 born in LA.
  6. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Lists on line 48 wife Sarah, age 57 born in LA.
  7. [S1977] January 30, 1920 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Line 14 lists wife Sarah, age 66, born in LA.
  8. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Sarah Kelley Offutt, born February 24, 1853 died March 7, 1922. Buried in Section 3 Plot 19.
  9. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Per the census they were married for 30 years.
  10. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Green and Sarah both have M1, for have 39 years. Sarah has 9 children born, 6 living.
  11. [S1975] September 13, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Family and Dwelling #11. Line 3 lists Martha E. Kelly, age 38. Line 4 lists Evines Kelly, age 14. Line 5 lists a female Jula, age 12. Line 6 lists a female named Ela, age 9. Line 7 lists G W Geen Offutt, age 19. Line 8 lists a female Salla Offutt, age 17. All listed as born in LA.
  12. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Indexed as Germ Offiott, however based on my looking at the handwriting should instead have been Germ Offutt, a badly garbled form of W. Green Offutt perhaps. A descendant states that he was known as Green Offutt. Line 2 lists Germ Offiot, age 29. Line 3 lists wife Sarah, age 24 or 29. Line 4 lists daughter Lulu, age 7. Line 5 lists son Hugh, age 5. Line 6 lists son Billie, age 2. Line 7 lists daughter Lisa or Liza, age 4/12, born in Feb. Line 8 lists a boarder by the name of Albert Hausey, age 33, who Sandra Winn says was a great uncle of Sarah Emily Offutt. All listed as being born in LA.
  13. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, W. J. G. Offutt (J may be lined through?) listed on lines 24 -30.
  14. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14A line 47 lists Green Offutt, age 59. Line 48 lists wife Sarah, age 57. Line 49 lists son Hugo, age 34. Line 50 lists daughter Alma, age 20. Line 1 on page 14B lists daughter Emily, age 19. Line 2 lists son Jack age 12. All listed as being born in LA. Green and Sarah both have M1, for have 39 years. Sarah has 9 children born, 6 living.
  15. [S1977] January 30, 1920 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, HousLine 13 lists W. G. Offutt, age 68, married. Line 14 lists wife Sarah, age 66. Line 15 lists daughter Mrs. Alma Melson, age 34, widow. Line 16 lists granddaughter Annie Lauren Melson, age 6. Line 17 lists granddaughter Dorothy Melson, age 3. All listed as being born in LA.
  16. [S3380] LA Deaths 1850-1875; 1894-1954, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://…, Record for Sarah E. Offutt, provided date, place of death and name of parents.
  17. [S3595] State-Times, March 8, 1922, Pg. 5, States that she died March 7, 1922 at her home on the Greenwell Springs Road.
  18. [S3595] State-Times, March 8, 1922, Pg. 5, States that funeral services would be at 11am March 9 at Magnolia Cemetery.
  19. [S655] Mary Heath, "John & Mary (Barganier?) Offutt Info," e-mail to David Offutt, May 31, 2001, Photo of headstone.
  20. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as a daughter, 7 years old born in LA.
  21. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 26 as Hugh Offutt, a son born July 1875 age 24. Birth state LA.
  22. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as a son, 5 years old born in LA.
  23. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Lists on line 49 son Hugo, age 34 born in LA.
  24. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as Bilie Offutt, a son, 2 years old born in LA.
  25. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 27 as Lena Offutt, a daughter born Feb 1880 age 20. Birth state LA.
  26. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as a daughter, 4/12 years old born in LA.
  27. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 28 as Alma Offutt, a daughter born Jan 1885 age 15. Birth state LA.
  28. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Elma Offutt, daughter of Wm. G. and Sarah, born 1/25/1886 and died 8/28/1890, buried in Section 3 Plot 19.
  29. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 29 as Ann Offutt, a daughter born Dec 1890 age 9. Birth state LA.
  30. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Lists on line 50 daughter Alma, age 20 born in LA. Since the age matches that of Ann, I assume that they somehow either heard the name wrong or Ann was nicknamed Alma or maybe Alma Ann.
  31. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14B line 1 lists daughter Emily, age 19 born in LA.
  32. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 30 as Jack Offutt, a son born Oct 1897 age 2. Birth state LA.
  33. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14B line 2 lists son Jack, age 12 born in LA.

Lula E. Offutt1

F, b. June 7, 1873, d. July 25, 1960
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,2 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,2 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedApril 10, 2012
Lula & Achille Chidester, photo taken in 1942
     Lula E. Offutt was also known as Lulu E. Offutt.3 She was born on June 7, 1873 at East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1,2,4 She was listed in the 1880 census at 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on June 2, 1880.5 Lula E. Offutt was baptized in 1892 at LA, USAG.6 As of January 12, 1893,her married name was Chidester.1,3 She married Achille Auguste Chidester on January 12, 1893.1,7 Lula E. Offutt died on July 25, 1960 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 87.1,8 She was buried after July 25, 1960 at Roselawn Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1,9

Family

Achille Auguste Chidester b. 28 Jul 1870, d. 22 Oct 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as a daughter, 7 years old born in LA.
  3. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  4. [S3370] Morning Advocate, July 26, 1960, Pg. 4A, Provided full date of birth as June 7, 1873, states that she was a native of East Baton Rouge Parish.
  5. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Indexed as Germ Offiott, however based on my looking at the handwriting should instead have been Germ Offutt, a badly garbled form of W. Green Offutt perhaps. A descendant states that he was known as Green Offutt. Line 2 lists Germ Offiot, age 29. Line 3 lists wife Sarah, age 24 or 29. Line 4 lists daughter Lulu, age 7. Line 5 lists son Hugh, age 5. Line 6 lists son Billie, age 2. Line 7 lists daughter Lisa or Liza, age 4/12, born in Feb. Line 8 lists a boarder by the name of Albert Hausey, age 33, who Sandra Winn says was a great uncle of Sarah Emily Offutt. All listed as being born in LA.
  6. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, A convert.
  7. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  8. [S3370] Morning Advocate, July 26, 1960, Pg. 4A, Obituary printed on Tuesday, the 26th of July 1960, stated that she died at her home on Monday.
  9. [S3370] Morning Advocate, July 26, 1960, Pg. 4A, Obituary printed on Tuesday, the 26th of July 1960, stated that services would be at 4PM Tuesday with internment to follow in Roselawn Cemetery.
  10. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.

Achille Auguste Chidester1

M, b. July 28, 1870, d. October 22, 1945
Last EditedSeptember 15, 2008
Lula & Achille Chidester, photo taken in 1942
     Achille Auguste Chidester was born on July 28, 1870.2 He married Lula E. Offutt, daughter of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Kelly, on January 12, 1893.1,3 Achille Auguste Chidester died on October 22, 1945 at age 75.1 He was buried after October 22, 1945 at Roselawn Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1

Family

Lula E. Offutt b. 7 Jun 1873, d. 25 Jul 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The following is from a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  3. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  4. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.

William Offutt1,2

M, b. circa 1808
Last EditedJuly 14, 2021
     William Offutt was born circa 1808 at LA, USAG.2 He married Mary A. (?)1 William Offutt and Mary A. Offutt appeared on the Federal Census on November 11, 1850 at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.3 William Offutt and William Offutt Same person? On July 14, 2021.

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Mary A. (?) b. c 1828
Children

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 21 William Offutt, age 42 born in LA.
  3. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 21 lists William Offutt, age 42, born in LA. Line 22 lists Mary Ann Offutt, age 22, born in MS. Line 23 lists Nancy, age 15, born in LA. Line 24 lists Emily, age 4, born in LA. Line 25 lists Martha, age 1, born in LA.
  4. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 23 Nancy Offutt, age 15 born in LA.
  5. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, References the 1860 Federal Census.
  6. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7 born in LA.

Mary A. (?)1

F, b. circa 1828
Last EditedJuly 21, 2021
     Mary A. (?) was born circa 1828 at MS, USAG.2,3 Her married name was Offutt.1 She married William Offutt.1 Mary A. Offutt and William Offutt appeared on the Federal Census on November 11, 1850 at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.4 Mary A. (?) appeared on the Federal Census of August 25, 1860 at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.5

Family

William Offutt b. c 1808
Children

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 22 Mary Ann Offutt, age 22 born in MS.
  3. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Household of M. A. Offutt. Line 39 of page 102 lists M. A. Offutt as a male age 32 born in Miss.
  4. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 21 lists William Offutt, age 42, born in LA. Line 22 lists Mary Ann Offutt, age 22, born in MS. Line 23 lists Nancy, age 15, born in LA. Line 24 lists Emily, age 4, born in LA. Line 25 lists Martha, age 1, born in LA.
  5. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 39 of page 102 lists M. A. Offutt as a male age 32 born in Miss. The household is continued on page 103. Line 1 of page 103 lists E. C. Offutt, a female age 14. Line 2 of page 103 lists M. E. Offutt, a female age 11. Line 3 of page 103 lists W. O. G. Offutt, a male age 9. Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7. Line 5 of page 103 lists E. P. Offutt, a male age 5. Line 6 lists M. H. Offutt, a female age 3.
  6. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, References the 1860 Federal Census.
  7. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7 born in LA.

Emily C. Offutt1

F, b. December 6, 1846, d. March 5, 1890
FatherWilliam Offutt1 b. c 1808
MotherMary A. (?)1 b. c 1828
Last EditedApril 10, 2013
     Emily C. Offutt was born on December 6, 1846 at LA, USAG.2,3,4,5,6 She was listed in the 1850 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Offutt and Mary A. Offutt on November 11, 1850.7 Emily C. Offutt was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of Mary A. (?) on August 25, 1860.8 As of April 9, 1868,her married name was Drehr.9 Emily C. Offutt married Benjamin Franklin Drehr on April 9, 1868.10 Emily C. Drehr and Benjamin Franklin Drehr appeared on the Federal Census of September, 1870 at 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.11 Emily C. Drehr and Benjamin Franklin Drehr appeared on the Federal Census of June 9, 1880 at 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.12 Emily C. Offutt died on March 5, 1890 at age 43.2 She was buried after March 5, 1890 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.13,14
Photos of the headstone for Emily C. Offutt Drehr

Family

Benjamin Franklin Drehr b. 11 Oct 1846, d. 18 May 1924
Children

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, References the 1860 Federal Census.
  2. [S655] Mary Heath, "John & Mary (Barganier?) Offutt Info," e-mail to David Offutt, May 31, 2001, Sent a file containing photos of headstones.
  3. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 24 Emily Offutt, age 4 born in LA.
  4. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 1 of page 103 lists E. C. Offutt, a female age 14 born in LA.
  5. [S3615] September , 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Listed as Dreher. Line 40 lists Emily, age 23, born in LA.
  6. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 38 lists wife Emily, age 33, born in LA.
  7. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 21 lists William Offutt, age 42, born in LA. Line 22 lists Mary Ann Offutt, age 22, born in MS. Line 23 lists Nancy, age 15, born in LA. Line 24 lists Emily, age 4, born in LA. Line 25 lists Martha, age 1, born in LA.
  8. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 39 of page 102 lists M. A. Offutt as a male age 32 born in Miss. The household is continued on page 103. Line 1 of page 103 lists E. C. Offutt, a female age 14. Line 2 of page 103 lists M. E. Offutt, a female age 11. Line 3 of page 103 lists W. O. G. Offutt, a male age 9. Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7. Line 5 of page 103 lists E. P. Offutt, a male age 5. Line 6 lists M. H. Offutt, a female age 3.
  9. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.

  10. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.
  11. [S3615] September , 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Listed as Dreher. Line 39 list Ben F Dreher, age 23. Line 40 lists Emily, age 23. Household continued on page 101, line 1 lists Martha E Dreher, age 11/12. Line 2 appears to list a female Alas A Offutt, age 16.
  12. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 37 lists D F Dreher, age 33. Line 38 lists wife Emily, age 33. Line 39 lists daughter Martha, age 9. Line 40 lists daughter Ida, age 7. Line 41 lists son Alvin, age 5. Line 42 lists Brother L, Eugene Offutt, age 25. All are listed as being born in LA.
  13. [S655] Mary Heath, "John & Mary (Barganier?) Offutt Info," e-mail to David Offutt, May 31, 2001, Photo of headstone.
  14. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Emily C. Offutt Frehr, 12/6/1846 to 3/5/1890 buried in Section 3 Plot 38.
  15. [S3615] September , 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Listed as Dreher. Household continued on page 101, line 1 lists Martha E Dreher, age 11/12, block 13 has July, born in LA.
  16. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 40 lists daughter Ida, age 7, born in LA.
  17. [S486] Web Site, online unknown url, http://library.nsula.edu/assets/CGHRC_Finding/…. Page describes the creator of the Ida Louise Drehr McGregor collection. Provided name of Ida's parents as Emily Offutt Drehr and Benjamin Franklin Drehr.
  18. [S1670] FamilySearch Labs, online https://www.familysearch.org/, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3Q6-ZG4 : accessed 06 Feb 2013), Alvan L. Drehr, Father Frank Drehr, Mother Emely Offutt.
  19. [S3632] State Times Advocate, February 3, 1941, Pg.1, continued on page 6, States he was born in this parish (Meaning East Baton Rouge Parish) February 27, 1875 to the late Ben Franklin Drehr and Emily Alford Drehr (Note mis-spelling of Emily's maiden name).

Martha E. Offutt1

F, b. June 25, 1848, d. November 25, 1899
FatherWilliam Offutt1 b. c 1808
MotherMary A. (?)1 b. c 1828
Last EditedJuly 20, 2021
     Martha E. Offutt was born on June 25, 1848 at LA, USAG.1,2,3,4 She was listed in the 1850 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Offutt and Mary A. Offutt on November 11, 1850.5 Martha E. Offutt was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of Mary A. (?) on August 25, 1860.6 As of June 26, 1867,her married name was Browning.7 Martha E. Offutt married Lawson Morgan Browning on June 26, 1867 at East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.7 Martha E. Offutt died on November 25, 1899 at West Alexandria, ALexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, USAG, at age 51.8 She was buried circa November 27, 1899 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.8,4

Family

Lawson Morgan Browning b. 1847, d. 1928

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, References the 1860 Federal Census.
  2. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 25 Martha Offutt, age 1 born in LA.
  3. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 2 of page 103 lists M. E. Offutt, a female age 11 born in LA.
  4. [S1103] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, Find A Grave memorial #89431691. Buried in Section 3, Plot 37 (Plot owner Alexander Offutt). Photo of grave marker. "M. E. OFFUTT WIFE OF L. M. BROWING BORN JUNE 25, 1848". May be death date on marker, but it looks like the marker has sunk into the earth a bit.
  5. [S1768] November 11, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 21 lists William Offutt, age 42, born in LA. Line 22 lists Mary Ann Offutt, age 22, born in MS. Line 23 lists Nancy, age 15, born in LA. Line 24 lists Emily, age 4, born in LA. Line 25 lists Martha, age 1, born in LA.
  6. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 39 of page 102 lists M. A. Offutt as a male age 32 born in Miss. The household is continued on page 103. Line 1 of page 103 lists E. C. Offutt, a female age 14. Line 2 of page 103 lists M. E. Offutt, a female age 11. Line 3 of page 103 lists W. O. G. Offutt, a male age 9. Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7. Line 5 of page 103 lists E. P. Offutt, a male age 5. Line 6 lists M. H. Offutt, a female age 3.
  7. [S350] Ancestry Inc., online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com. Louisiana, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Name: Lawson M. Browning. Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1867. Marriage Pace: East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Spouse: Martha E. Offutt.
  8. [S6616] The Daily Town Talk, November 27, 1899, Pg. 4, Printed in the Monday, November 27, 1899 edition of The Daily Town Talk on page 4. "BROWNING. - In West Alexandria, La., on Saturday, Nov. 25, 1899, at 2:30 p. m., Mrs. M. E. Browning, aged 59 years. The deceased was ill for about a week before her death. She leaves a husband, three sons and one daughter. The daughter is Mrs. A. E. Moody, of Zimmerman, La. The remains were taken over the Texas & Pacific road to Baton Rouge for interment, where Mrs. Browning formerly resided. Mrs. Browning had resided in West Alexandria for seven years, Her husband and family have the sympathy of the community in their sad loss."

Eugene P. Offutt1

M, b. February 7, 1855, d. April 7, 1892
FatherWilliam Offutt1 b. c 1808
MotherMary A. (?)1 b. c 1828
Last EditedMarch 1, 2013
     Eugene P. Offutt was born on February 7, 1855 at LA, USAG.2,3,4 He was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of Mary A. (?) on August 25, 1860.5 Eugene P. Offutt was listed in the 1880 census of at 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of Benjamin Franklin Drehr and Emily C. Drehr on June 9, 1880 as a boarder.6 Eugene P. Offutt died on April 7, 1892 at age 37.3 He was buried circa April 7, 1892 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.3

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, References the 1860 Federal Census.
  2. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 5 of page 103 lists E. P. Offutt, a male age 5 born in LA.
  3. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Buried in Section 3, plot 37 Eugene Offutt born February 7, 1855. Date of death or internment listed as April 7, 1892.
  4. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 42 lists Brother L, Eugene Offutt, age 25, born in LA.
  5. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 39 of page 102 lists M. A. Offutt as a male age 32 born in Miss. The household is continued on page 103. Line 1 of page 103 lists E. C. Offutt, a female age 14. Line 2 of page 103 lists M. E. Offutt, a female age 11. Line 3 of page 103 lists W. O. G. Offutt, a male age 9. Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7. Line 5 of page 103 lists E. P. Offutt, a male age 5. Line 6 lists M. H. Offutt, a female age 3.
  6. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 37 lists D F Dreher, age 33. Line 38 lists wife Emily, age 33. Line 39 lists daughter Martha, age 9. Line 40 lists daughter Ida, age 7. Line 41 lists son Alvin, age 5. Line 42 lists Brother L, Eugene Offutt, age 25. All are listed as being born in LA.

Mary H. Offutt1,2,3

F, b. November 17, 1857, d. July 13, 1916
FatherWilliam Offutt1 b. c 1808
MotherMary A. (?)1 b. c 1828
Last EditedJuly 21, 2021
     Mary H. Offutt was born on November 17, 1857 at LA, USAG.1,4,3 She was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of Mary A. (?) on August 25, 1860.5 As of circa 1879,her married name was Fridge.6 Mary H. Offutt married William Oscar Fridge circa 1879.6 Mary H. Offutt died on July 13, 1916 at 916 East Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 58.3,7 She was buried after July 13, 1916 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.3,7 She As of this date I have added information to this person in regards to name, dates of birth and death as well as a marriage. While I have at this time no documentation that proves that this person is one and the same, it appears to me based on the information that I have this it does match. Surety values that this applies to this person reflect the possibility that I am incorrect on July 21, 2021.

Family

William Oscar Fridge b. 19 Mar 1858, d. 17 Jun 1941

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, References the 1860 Federal Census.
  2. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 6 lists M. H. Offutt, a female age 3.
  3. [S1103] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, Find A Grave memorial #141648470. Buried in Section 6, Lot 32. Photo of grave marker. "MARY H. OFFUTT WIFE OF W. O. FRIDGE NOV. 17, 1857 JULY 13, 1916."
  4. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 6 of page 103 lists M. W. Offutt, a female age 3 born in LA.
  5. [S2374] Agust 25, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 39 of page 102 lists M. A. Offutt as a male age 32 born in Miss. The household is continued on page 103. Line 1 of page 103 lists E. C. Offutt, a female age 14. Line 2 of page 103 lists M. E. Offutt, a female age 11. Line 3 of page 103 lists W. O. G. Offutt, a male age 9. Line 4 of page 103 lists A. A. Offutt, a female age 7. Line 5 of page 103 lists E. P. Offutt, a male age 5. Line 6 lists M. H. Offutt, a female age 3.
  6. [S1103] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, Find A Grave memorial #147558981. Buried in Section 6, Lot 32.
  7. [S6619] State Times Advocate, July 14, 1916, Pg. 5, Printed in the Friday, July 14, 1916 edition of the State Times Advocate on page 5. "DEATHS - Mrs. W. O. Fridge Dies. Thursday afternoon, at 5 o'clock, the spirit of Mrs. Mary Fridge passed into the better land. She had been very ill for several months and her death was not unexpected. Around the bedside were her five sons, Bailey Fridge of Magnolia, Miss.; M. A. Fridge, of Shreveport; Edgar, Malcolm, Wilton, the soldier boy; Shelby, the youngest; the one daughter Miss Eula, and the devoted husband, Mr. W. O. Fridge. This is the first death in the immediate family for 30 years. The funeral will take place from the home, 916 East Boulevard, at 4 o'clock, Friday afternoon. Interment will be made in Magnolia cemetery."

Lena Elizabeth Chidester1

F, b. August 20, 1895, d. 1970
FatherAchille Auguste Chidester2 b. 28 Jul 1870, d. 22 Oct 1945
MotherLula E. Offutt2 b. 7 Jun 1873, d. 25 Jul 1960
Last EditedSeptember 15, 2008
     Lena Elizabeth Chidester was born on August 20, 1895.3 Her married name was Drumwright.4 She died in 1970 at Dallas, Dallas County, TX, USAG.4

Citations

  1. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  2. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  3. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  4. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.

Henry Alton Chidester1

M, b. September 15, 1897, d. July 10, 1943
FatherAchille Auguste Chidester2 b. 28 Jul 1870, d. 22 Oct 1945
MotherLula E. Offutt2 b. 7 Jun 1873, d. 25 Jul 1960
Last EditedSeptember 15, 2008
     Henry Alton Chidester was born on September 15, 1897.1 He died on July 10, 1943 at age 45.3 He was buried after July 10, 1943 at St. George Catholic Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.3

Citations

  1. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  2. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  3. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.

Wilma Estelle Chidester1

F, b. March 22, 1900, d. May 19, 1965
FatherAchille Auguste Chidester2 b. 28 Jul 1870, d. 22 Oct 1945
MotherLula E. Offutt2 b. 7 Jun 1873, d. 25 Jul 1960
Last EditedSeptember 15, 2008
     Wilma Estelle Chidester was born on March 22, 1900.1 Her married name was Watts.3 She died on May 19, 1965 at age 65.3 She was buried after May 19, 1965 at Zoar Baptist Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.3

Citations

  1. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  2. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, From a Bible belonging to Mrs. Emmette White, Baton Rouge, La., information copied by Mr. K. M. Cain. The Blble is dated 1835.
  3. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.

Benjamin Franklin Drehr1

M, b. October 11, 1846, d. May 18, 1924
Last EditedMay 5, 2013
     Benjamin Franklin Drehr was born on October 11, 1846 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.2,3,4,5,6 He married Emily C. Offutt, daughter of William Offutt and Mary A. (?), on April 9, 1868.7 Benjamin Franklin Drehr and Emily C. Drehr appeared on the Federal Census of September, 1870 at 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.8 Benjamin Franklin Drehr and Emily C. Drehr appeared on the Federal Census of June 9, 1880 at 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.9 Benjamin Franklin Drehr appeared on the Twelfth Federal Census of June 12, 1900 at Ward One, Precinct Two, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.10 He died on May 18, 1924 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 77.2,11,12 He was buried on May 19, 1924 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.13,14
Photos of the headstone for Benjamin F. Drehr
Photo taken by Mary Heath

Family

Emily C. Offutt b. 6 Dec 1846, d. 5 Mar 1890
Children

Citations

  1. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.
  2. [S655] Mary Heath, "John & Mary (Barganier?) Offutt Info," e-mail to David Offutt, May 31, 2001, Sent a file containing photos of headstones.
  3. [S1670] FamilySearch Labs, online https://www.familysearch.org/, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3Q6-ZG4 : accessed 06 Feb 2013), Benjamin F. Drehr, estimated birth year 1847, age at death 77, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  4. [S3615] September , 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Listed as Dreher. Line 39 list Ben F Dreher, age 23, born in LA.
  5. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 37 lists D F Dreher, age 33, born in LA.
  6. [S3617] June 12, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Precinct Two, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Dwelling #215, Family #234. Line 34 lists Frank B. Drehr, born Oct 1846 in LA, age 53, a widower.
  7. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.
  8. [S3615] September , 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Listed as Dreher. Line 39 list Ben F Dreher, age 23. Line 40 lists Emily, age 23. Household continued on page 101, line 1 lists Martha E Dreher, age 11/12. Line 2 appears to list a female Alas A Offutt, age 16.
  9. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 37 lists D F Dreher, age 33. Line 38 lists wife Emily, age 33. Line 39 lists daughter Martha, age 9. Line 40 lists daughter Ida, age 7. Line 41 lists son Alvin, age 5. Line 42 lists Brother L, Eugene Offutt, age 25. All are listed as being born in LA.
  10. [S3617] June 12, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Precinct Two, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Dwelling #215, Family #234. Line 34 lists Frank B. Drehr, born Oct 1846 in LA, age 53, a widower. Line 35 lists daughter Martha, born July 1869 in LA, age 30.
  11. [S1670] FamilySearch Labs, online https://www.familysearch.org/, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3Q6-ZG4 : accessed 06 Feb 2013), Benjamin F. Drehr, 18 May 1924 in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  12. [S3667] State Times Advocate, May 20, 1924, Pg. 9, Article printed Tuesday May 20, 1924 states that he died at 9:15 am Sunday at his home.
  13. [S655] Mary Heath, "John & Mary (Barganier?) Offutt Info," e-mail to David Offutt, May 31, 2001, Photo of headstone.
  14. [S3667] State Times Advocate, May 20, 1924, Pg. 9, Article Tuesday May 20, 1924 states that he died Sunday and the funeral was Monday. States that internment was at Magnolia Cemetert.
  15. [S3615] September , 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 11th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Listed as Dreher. Household continued on page 101, line 1 lists Martha E Dreher, age 11/12, block 13 has July, born in LA.
  16. [S3616] June 9, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Dwelling and Family 19. Line 40 lists daughter Ida, age 7, born in LA.
  17. [S486] Web Site, online unknown url, http://library.nsula.edu/assets/CGHRC_Finding/…. Page describes the creator of the Ida Louise Drehr McGregor collection. Provided name of Ida's parents as Emily Offutt Drehr and Benjamin Franklin Drehr.
  18. [S1670] FamilySearch Labs, online https://www.familysearch.org/, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3Q6-ZG4 : accessed 06 Feb 2013), Alvan L. Drehr, Father Frank Drehr, Mother Emely Offutt.
  19. [S3632] State Times Advocate, February 3, 1941, Pg.1, continued on page 6, States he was born in this parish (Meaning East Baton Rouge Parish) February 27, 1875 to the late Ben Franklin Drehr and Emily Alford Drehr (Note mis-spelling of Emily's maiden name).

Alice A. Offutt1

F
Last EditedJuly 30, 2006
     As of January 14, 1874,her married name was Drehr.1 Alice A. Offutt married Thomas Jefferson Drehr on January 14, 1874.2

Family

Thomas Jefferson Drehr b. 15 Apr 1852, d. 12 Feb 1940

Citations

  1. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.

  2. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.

Thomas Jefferson Drehr1

M, b. April 15, 1852, d. February 12, 1940
Last EditedJuly 30, 2006
     Thomas Jefferson Drehr was born on April 15, 1852.2 He married Alice A. Offutt on January 14, 1874.2 Thomas Jefferson Drehr died on February 12, 1940 at age 87.2

Citations

  1. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.

  2. [S481] Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Rcds. Vol. V, The Drehr Family Bible, submitted by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss. Frontispiece missing -- old, black embossed cover, worn at corner, yellowed pages; seems to be King James Version -- center reference. The Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Clement J. Fabre (Lillian Atkinson), 17209 Chickasaw, Greenwell Springs, La. 70739, daughter of Mary Alma Drehr and her husband, Norman Boone Atkinson. Copied April 12, 1971 by Mrs. Moss.

Lewis Demaret Prescott

M, b. December 24, 1871
FatherLewis D. Prescott b. c 1836, d. 24 Jun 1900
MotherLucy Glenn Offutt b. c 1846, d. 28 Feb 1929
Last EditedDecember 11, 2005
     Lewis Demaret Prescott was born on December 24, 1871 at Washington, St. Landry Parish, LA, USAG.

John Offutt1

M, b. circa 1814
Last EditedApril 28, 2015
     John Offutt was born circa 1814 at LA, USAG.2,3,4,5 He married Hester (?) circa 1840; based on ages of children.6 John Offutt and Hester Offutt appeared on the Federal Census on September 28, 1850 at Ward 4, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.7 John Offutt and E. A. Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of August 27, 1860 at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.8 John Offutt and Hester Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of August 25, 1870 at 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.9 John Offutt and Hester Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of June 17, 1880 at West Franklin, Desha County, AR, USAG.10

Family

Hester (?) b. c 1824
Children

Citations

  1. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule.
  2. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 19 lists John Offutt, age 35, born in LA.
  3. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 28 lists J. Offutt age 46 born in LA.
  4. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 31 lists John Offut, age 55 born in LA.
  5. [S1854] June 17, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; West Franklin, Desha County, AR, Line 11 iists John Offutt, age 65 born in LA.
  6. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Marriage date based on ages of children and ages of principals.
  7. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 19 lists John Offutt, age 35. Line 20 lists Hester Offutt, age 26. Line 21 lists Elizabeth Offutt, age 8. Line 22 lists John Offutt, age 5. Line 23 lists Alex Offutt, age 7/12. All are listed as being born in LA.
  8. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 28 lists J. Offutt, a male age 46, a machinist. Line 29 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 35. Line 30 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 17. Line 31 lists J. B. Offutt, a male age 16?. Line 32 lists Alex Offutt, a male age 11. Line 33 lists V? F. Offutt, a male age 8. Line 34 lists ?. A. Offutt, a female age 3. All were born in LA.
  9. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 31 lists John Offut, age 55. Line 32 lists Hester, age 28. Line 33 lists Alex, age 20. Line 34 lists Frank, age 18. Line 35 lists Sarah, age 13. Line 36 lists William, age 10. All born in LA.
  10. [S1854] June 17, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; West Franklin, Desha County, AR, Lines 11 lists John Offutt, age 65. Line 12 lists Hester A. Offutt, age 55. Both are born in LA.
  11. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 8, birthplace listed as LA.
  12. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 3, birthplace listed as LA.
  13. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 7/12, birthplace listed as LA.
  14. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 33, lists V. F. Offutt, a male age 8.
  15. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 34, lists L. A. Offutt, a female age 3.
  16. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 36 William Offut, age 10 born in LA.

Hester (?)1

F, b. circa 1824
Last EditedApril 28, 2015
     Hester (?) was born circa 1824 at LA, USAG.2,3,4,5 As of circa 1840,her married name was Offutt.6 She married John Offutt circa 1840; based on ages of children.6 Hester Offutt and John Offutt appeared on the Federal Census on September 28, 1850 at Ward 4, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.7 E. A. Offutt and John Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of August 27, 1860 at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.8 As of August 27, 1860, Hester (?) was also known as E. A. Offutt.9 She and John Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of August 25, 1870 at 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG.10 Hester Offutt and John Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of June 17, 1880 at West Franklin, Desha County, AR, USAG.11

Family

John Offutt b. c 1814
Children

Citations

  1. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed in the household of John Offutt.
  2. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Household of John Offutt. Line 20 lists Hester Offutt, age 26, born in LA.
  3. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lines 29 lists E. A. Offutt, age 35 born in LA.
  4. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 32 Hester Offut, age 28?? born in LA. Age not used since it doesn't match up.
  5. [S1854] June 17, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; West Franklin, Desha County, AR, Listed on line 12 is Hester Offutt, age 55 born in LA.
  6. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Marriage date based on ages of children and ages of principals.
  7. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 19 lists John Offutt, age 35. Line 20 lists Hester Offutt, age 26. Line 21 lists Elizabeth Offutt, age 8. Line 22 lists John Offutt, age 5. Line 23 lists Alex Offutt, age 7/12. All are listed as being born in LA.
  8. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 28 lists J. Offutt, a male age 46, a machinist. Line 29 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 35. Line 30 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 17. Line 31 lists J. B. Offutt, a male age 16?. Line 32 lists Alex Offutt, a male age 11. Line 33 lists V? F. Offutt, a male age 8. Line 34 lists ?. A. Offutt, a female age 3. All were born in LA.
  9. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 29, E. A. Offutt age 35 born in LA.
  10. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 31 lists John Offut, age 55. Line 32 lists Hester, age 28. Line 33 lists Alex, age 20. Line 34 lists Frank, age 18. Line 35 lists Sarah, age 13. Line 36 lists William, age 10. All born in LA.
  11. [S1854] June 17, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; West Franklin, Desha County, AR, Lines 11 lists John Offutt, age 65. Line 12 lists Hester A. Offutt, age 55. Both are born in LA.
  12. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 8, birthplace listed as LA.
  13. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 3, birthplace listed as LA.
  14. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 7/12, birthplace listed as LA.
  15. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 33, lists V. F. Offutt, a male age 8.
  16. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 34, lists L. A. Offutt, a female age 3.
  17. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Lists on line 36 William Offut, age 10 born in LA.

John B. Offutt1,2

M, b. circa 1847
FatherJohn Offutt1 b. c 1814
MotherHester (?)1 b. c 1824
Last EditedFebruary 15, 2012
     John B. Offutt was born circa 1847 at LA, USAG.3,2 He was listed in the 1850 census at Ward 4, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and Hester Offutt on September 28, 1850.4 John B. Offutt was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and E. A. Offutt on August 27, 1860.5

Citations

  1. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 3, birthplace listed as LA.
  2. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 31, J. B. Offutt age 13 born in LA.
  3. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Household of John Offutt. Line 22 lists John Offutt, age 5, born in LA.
  4. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 19 lists John Offutt, age 35. Line 20 lists Hester Offutt, age 26. Line 21 lists Elizabeth Offutt, age 8. Line 22 lists John Offutt, age 5. Line 23 lists Alex Offutt, age 7/12. All are listed as being born in LA.
  5. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 28 lists J. Offutt, a male age 46, a machinist. Line 29 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 35. Line 30 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 17. Line 31 lists J. B. Offutt, a male age 16?. Line 32 lists Alex Offutt, a male age 11. Line 33 lists V? F. Offutt, a male age 8. Line 34 lists ?. A. Offutt, a female age 3. All were born in LA.

Elizabeth J. Offutt1,2

F, b. circa 1842
FatherJohn Offutt2 b. c 1814
MotherHester (?)2 b. c 1824
Last EditedFebruary 15, 2012
     Elizabeth J. Offutt was born circa 1842 at LA, USAG.3,1 She was listed in the 1850 census at Ward 4, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and Hester Offutt on September 28, 1850.4 Elizabeth J. Offutt was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and E. A. Offutt on August 27, 1860.5

Citations

  1. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 30, E. J. Offutt age 17 born in LA.
  2. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 8, birthplace listed as LA.
  3. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Household of John Offutt. Line 21 lists Elizabeth Offutt, age 8, born in LA.
  4. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 19 lists John Offutt, age 35. Line 20 lists Hester Offutt, age 26. Line 21 lists Elizabeth Offutt, age 8. Line 22 lists John Offutt, age 5. Line 23 lists Alex Offutt, age 7/12. All are listed as being born in LA.
  5. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 28 lists J. Offutt, a male age 46, a machinist. Line 29 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 35. Line 30 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 17. Line 31 lists J. B. Offutt, a male age 16?. Line 32 lists Alex Offutt, a male age 11. Line 33 lists V? F. Offutt, a male age 8. Line 34 lists ?. A. Offutt, a female age 3. All were born in LA.

Alexander Offutt1,2

M, b. February 8, 1850, d. March 25, 1930
FatherJohn Offutt1 b. c 1814
MotherHester (?)1 b. c 1824
Last EditedDecember 2, 2013
     Alexander Offutt was born on February 8, 1850 at LA, USAG.3,4,5,6,7,8 He was listed in the 1850 census at Ward 4, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and Hester Offutt on September 28, 1850.9 Alexander Offutt was listed in the 1860 census at East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and E. A. Offutt on August 27, 1860.10 Alexander Offutt married Ziporah R. Browning circa February 5, 1870 at East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.11,12 Alexander Offutt was listed in the 1870 census at 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of John Offutt and Hester Offutt on August 25, 1870.13 Alexander Offutt and Ziporah R. Offutt appeared on the Federal Census of June 8, 1880 at 5th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.14 Alexander Offutt and Ziporah R. Offutt appeared on the Twelfth Federal Census of June 20, 1900 at Ward 3, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.15 Alexander Offutt died on March 25, 1930 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 80.16,6 He was buried on March 26, 1930 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.17,6,18
Grave marker for Alexander Offutt
Photo taken by Mary Heath

Family

Ziporah R. Browning b. 24 Dec 1851, d. 21 Jan 1906
Children

Citations

  1. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Age 7/12, birthplace listed as LA.
  2. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 32, Alex Offutt age 11 born in LA.
  3. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 23 lists Alex Offutt, age 7/12, born in LA.
  4. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 32 lists Alex Offutt age 11, born in LA.
  5. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 33 lists Alex Offut, age 20 born in LA.
  6. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Alex Offutt. Born February 8, 1850 and died March 25, 1930. Buried in Section 3 Plot 37.
  7. [S3596] June 8, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Line 16 lists Alx Offutt, age 30, a farmer, born in LA.
  8. [S3597] June 20, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Dist. 0034; Police Jury Ward 3; East Baton Rouge Parish; LA, Line 87 lists Alexander Offutt, born Sept 1850 in LA, age 49. Date of birth information not used based on photo of headstone in Magnolia Cemetery showing date of birth was February 8, 1850.
  9. [S1417] September 28, 1850 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Line 19 lists John Offutt, age 35. Line 20 lists Hester Offutt, age 26. Line 21 lists Elizabeth Offutt, age 8. Line 22 lists John Offutt, age 5. Line 23 lists Alex Offutt, age 7/12. All are listed as being born in LA.
  10. [S1806] August 27, 1860 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 28 lists J. Offutt, a male age 46, a machinist. Line 29 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 35. Line 30 lists E. A. Offutt, a female age 17. Line 31 lists J. B. Offutt, a male age 16?. Line 32 lists Alex Offutt, a male age 11. Line 33 lists V? F. Offutt, a male age 8. Line 34 lists ?. A. Offutt, a female age 3. All were born in LA.
  11. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Lists Ziporah R. (Browning) Offutt as the wife of Alex Offutt. Born December 24, 1851 and died December 21, 1906. Buried in Section 3 Plot 37.
  12. [S350] Ancestry Inc., online www.ancestry.com, Hunting For Bears, comp.. Louisiana, Marriages, 1718-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Record of marriage for Zipparah R. Brownin; Spouse: Alexander Offutt; Marriage Date: 5 Feb 1870; Marriage Place: East Baton Rouge.
  13. [S1826] August 25, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 6th Ward, East Feliciana Parish, LA, Line 31 lists John Offut, age 55. Line 32 lists Hester, age 28. Line 33 lists Alex, age 20. Line 34 lists Frank, age 18. Line 35 lists Sarah, age 13. Line 36 lists William, age 10. All born in LA.
  14. [S3596] June 8, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Line 16 lists Alx Offutt, age 30, a farmer. Line 17 lists wife Ziporah, age 28. Line 18 lists daughter Lida(?), age 8. Line 19 lists daughter Minerva E., age 3. All listed as being born in LA.
  15. [S3597] June 20, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Dist. 0034; Police Jury Ward 3; East Baton Rouge Parish; LA, Line 87 lists Alexander Offutt, born Sept 1850 in LA, age 49. Line 88 lists wife Ziporah born Jan 1863 in MS, age 47. Line 89 lists daughter Ida, born Feb 1875 in LA, age 25. Line 90 lists mother in law Susan Simpson, a widow born Jan 1830 in MS, age 70. Alexander and Ziporah listed as being married 28 years.
  16. [S3369] The State Times Advocate, March 26, 1930, Pg. 7, Article printed the 26th stating that death took place in the evening yesterday.
  17. [S3369] The State Times Advocate, March 26, 1930, Pg. 7, Article printed the 26th stating funeral was that day at 4PM with burial to be in Magnolia Cemetery.
  18. [S655] Mary Heath, "John & Mary (Barganier?) Offutt Info," e-mail to David Offutt, May 31, 2001, Photo of headstone.
  19. [S1670] FamilySearch Labs, online https://www.familysearch.org/, "Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3MD-W7N : accessed 05 Feb 2013), Ida Offutt Bogan, died 23 Mar 1953 in Baton Rouge, , East Baton Rouge, LA. Daughter of Alexander Offutt and Zeporah Browning. Estimated birth year 1872, born in Baton Rouge, LA.
  20. [S3596] June 8, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 5th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Household of Alx Offutt. Line 19 lists daughter Minerva E., age 3, born in LA.

William E. Offutt1,2

M, b. April 27, 1878, d. October 15, 1895
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,3 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,3 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedSeptember 21, 2008
     William E. Offutt was born on April 27, 1878.1,3 He was listed in the 1880 census of at 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, as Billie in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on June 2, 1880.4 William E. Offutt died on October 15, 1895 at age 17.1 He was buried after October 15, 1895 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1975] September 13, 1870 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as Bilie Offutt, a son, 2 years old born in LA.
  3. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as Bilie Offutt, a son, 2 years old born in LA.
  4. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Indexed as Germ Offiott, however based on my looking at the handwriting should instead have been Germ Offutt, a badly garbled form of W. Green Offutt perhaps. A descendant states that he was known as Green Offutt. Line 2 lists Germ Offiot, age 29. Line 3 lists wife Sarah, age 24 or 29. Line 4 lists daughter Lulu, age 7. Line 5 lists son Hugh, age 5. Line 6 lists son Billie, age 2. Line 7 lists daughter Lisa or Liza, age 4/12, born in Feb. Line 8 lists a boarder by the name of Albert Hausey, age 33, who Sandra Winn says was a great uncle of Sarah Emily Offutt. All listed as being born in LA.

Jack A. Offutt1,2

M, b. October, 1897, d. April 8, 1966
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,3,4 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,3,4 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedSeptember 10, 2013
     Jack A. Offutt was born in October, 1897 at East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.3,4,5 He was listed in the 1900 census at Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on June 13, 1900; has 9 children born to Sarah, only 3 living?????6 Jack A. Offutt was listed in the 1910 census at Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on May 17, 1910.7 Jack A. Offutt was a member of the military circa 1917, serving with.8 He married Ann Travis.9 Jack A. Offutt died on April 8, 1966 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 68.1,10 He was buried on April 9, 1966 at Roselawn Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.11

Family

Ann Travis b. c 1896, d. 14 May 1985

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S3371] Morning Advocate, April 9, 1966, Pg. 10A.
  3. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 30 as Jack Offutt, a son born Oct 1897 age 2. Birth state LA.
  4. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14B line 2 lists son Jack, age 12 born in LA.
  5. [S3371] Morning Advocate, April 9, 1966, Pg. 10A, States that the deceased was 68, and a native of East Baton Rouge Parish.
  6. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, W. J. G. Offutt (J may be lined through?) listed on lines 24 -30.
  7. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14A line 47 lists Green Offutt, age 59. Line 48 lists wife Sarah, age 57. Line 49 lists son Hugo, age 34. Line 50 lists daughter Alma, age 20. Line 1 on page 14B lists daughter Emily, age 19. Line 2 lists son Jack age 12. All listed as being born in LA. Green and Sarah both have M1, for have 39 years. Sarah has 9 children born, 6 living.
  8. [S3371] Morning Advocate, April 9, 1966, Pg. 10A, States that the deceased was a veteran of World War 1.
  9. [S3374] Morning Advocate, May 16, 1985, Pg. 10C, Listed as Mrs. Ann Travis Offutt, had two husbands who were deceased, Jack A. Offutt and Jack R. Wade.
  10. [S3371] Morning Advocate, April 9, 1966, Pg. 10A, Provided full date and place of death.
  11. [S3371] Morning Advocate, April 9, 1966, Pg. 10A, States that the funeral was Saturday and burial was to be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Lena Offutt1,2

F, b. February, 1880
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,3,4 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,3,4 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedSeptember 21, 2008
     Lena Offutt was born in February, 1880 at LA, USAG.2,4 She was listed in the 1880 census at 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on June 2, 1880.5 Lena Offutt was listed in the 1900 census at Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on June 13, 1900; has 9 children born to Sarah, only 3 living?????6 Her married name was Cheney.7

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 27 as Lena Offutt, born Feb 1880 age 20. Birth state LA.
  3. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 27 as Lena Offutt, a daughter born Feb 1880 age 20. Birth state LA.
  4. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Listed as a daughter, 4/12 years old born in LA.
  5. [S1976] June 2, 1880 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule, Indexed as Germ Offiott, however based on my looking at the handwriting should instead have been Germ Offutt, a badly garbled form of W. Green Offutt perhaps. A descendant states that he was known as Green Offutt. Line 2 lists Germ Offiot, age 29. Line 3 lists wife Sarah, age 24 or 29. Line 4 lists daughter Lulu, age 7. Line 5 lists son Hugh, age 5. Line 6 lists son Billie, age 2. Line 7 lists daughter Lisa or Liza, age 4/12, born in Feb. Line 8 lists a boarder by the name of Albert Hausey, age 33, who Sandra Winn says was a great uncle of Sarah Emily Offutt. All listed as being born in LA.
  6. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, W. J. G. Offutt (J may be lined through?) listed on lines 24 -30.
  7. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, Email dated 9/16/2008.

Alma Offutt1,2

F, b. January, 1885, d. March 6, 1955
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,3 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,3 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedJuly 15, 2021
     Alma Offutt was born in January, 1885.4,2,5 She was listed in the 1900 census at Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on June 13, 1900; has 9 children born to Sarah, only 3 living?????6 As of February 12, 1913,her married name was Melson.7,8,9 Alma Melson was listed in the 1920 census at 3rd Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on January 30, 1920.10 Alma Offutt died on March 6, 1955 at Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 70.11,12 She was buried on March 7, 1955 at Roselawn Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.13

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 28 as Alma Offutt, born Jan 1885 age 15. Birth state LA.
  3. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, Listed on line 28 as Alma Offutt, a daughter born Jan 1885 age 15. Birth state LA.
  4. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, Sandra sent me Jan 25, 1866. Based on the 1900 Census information I removed that date.
  5. [S1977] January 30, 1920 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Household of W. G. Offutt. Line 15 lists daughter Mrs. Alma Melson, age 34, widow, born in LA.
  6. [S1953] June 13, 1900 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Sixth Ward, Ascension Parish, LA, W. J. G. Offutt (J may be lined through?) listed on lines 24 -30.
  7. [S1977] January 30, 1920 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Household of W. G. Offutt. Line 15 lists daughter Mrs. Alma Melson, age 34, widow, born in LA with two children, one age 6, one age 3, assume that marriage took place circa 1913.
  8. [S3373] Morning Advocate, March 7, 1955, Pg. 6A, Listed as Mrs. Alma Offutt Melson.
  9. [S3381] Times Picayune, February 16, 1913, Pg. 20, Wedding announced, article published on the 16th, stated that marriage took place on Wed.
  10. [S1977] January 30, 1920 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; 3rd and 4th Ward, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, HousLine 13 lists W. G. Offutt, age 68, married. Line 14 lists wife Sarah, age 66. Line 15 lists daughter Mrs. Alma Melson, age 34, widow. Line 16 lists granddaughter Annie Lauren Melson, age 6. Line 17 lists granddaughter Dorothy Melson, age 3. All listed as being born in LA.
  11. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, Had that she died about 1958. Removed that date based on obituary.
  12. [S3373] Morning Advocate, March 7, 1955, Pg. 6A, Obituary printed Monday, March 7, 1955 in the Morning Advocate states she died at 4:15 Sunday at Lady of the Lake Hospital, at age 69.
  13. [S3373] Morning Advocate, March 7, 1955, Pg. 6A, Obituary printed Monday, states services Monday with internment in Roselawn Cemetery.

Elma Offutt1

F, b. January 25, 1886, d. August 29, 1890
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,2 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,2 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedMay 2, 2012
     Elma Offutt was born on January 25, 1886.3,2 She died on August 29, 1890 at age 4.1 She was buried after August 29, 1890 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1,4

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Elma Offutt, daughter of Wm. G. and Sarah, born 1/25/1886 and died 8/28/1890, buried in Section 3 Plot 19.
  3. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, Either Sandra had the date as January 25, 1866 or when I entered the information I made an error. I removed that date based on information from the Foundation for Historical Louisiana.
  4. [S3382] Magnolia Cemetery Burial Records, Burial Records, unknown repository, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, Elma Offutt, 1/25/1886 to 8/29/1890 buried in Section 3 Plot 19.

Mattie A. Offutt1

F, b. January 29, 1882, d. June 26, 1885
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedSeptember 21, 2008
     Mattie A. Offutt was born on January 29, 1882.1 She died on June 26, 1885 at age 3.1 She was buried after June 26, 1885 at Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.

Emily Offutt1

F, b. December 9, 1890, d. December 9, 1967
FatherWilliam Greene Offutt1,2 b. 7 May 1851, d. 8 Oct 1928
MotherSarah Emily Kelly1,2 b. 24 Feb 1853, d. 7 Mar 1922
Last EditedFebruary 13, 2013
     Emily Offutt was born on December 9, 1890 at East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.2,3 She was listed in the 1910 census at Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, in the household of William Greene Offutt and Sarah Emily Offutt on May 17, 1910.4 As of December 24, 1916,her married name was Karns.5,6,7 Emily Offutt died on December 9, 1967 at Baton Rouge General Hospital, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG, at age 77.8 She was buried on December 11, 1967 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.9

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.
  2. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14B line 1 lists daughter Emily, age 19 born in LA.
  3. [S3372] Morning Advocate, December 11, 1967, Pg. 6A, Stated that she died on her birthday, December 9, 1967 at age 77. Also stated that she was a native of East Baton Rouge Parish.
  4. [S2264] May 17, 1910 Federal Census, 700 Pennsylvania AVE, NW, Washington, DC, USA, Population Schedule; Police Jury Ward 10, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, Sheet 14A line 47 lists Green Offutt, age 59. Line 48 lists wife Sarah, age 57. Line 49 lists son Hugo, age 34. Line 50 lists daughter Alma, age 20. Line 1 on page 14B lists daughter Emily, age 19. Line 2 lists son Jack age 12. All listed as being born in LA. Green and Sarah both have M1, for have 39 years. Sarah has 9 children born, 6 living.
  5. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000, Had the grooms name as Karnes. Removed that based on obituary for Emily Offutt Karns.
  6. [S3372] Morning Advocate, December 11, 1967, Pg. 6A, List the deceased as Mrs. Emily Offutt Karns.
  7. [S3602] State Times Advocate, December 30, 1916, Pg. 5, Wedding announcement stated that the Rev. B. F. Gehring united in marriage Benjamin T. Karns and Miss Emma Offutt on Sunday evening December 24th.
  8. [S3372] Morning Advocate, December 11, 1967, Pg. 6A, Provided date and place of death.
  9. [S3372] Morning Advocate, December 11, 1967, Pg. 6A, Provided burial information.

Maurice Joseph Chidester1

M, b. April 20, 1902, d. February 9, 1957
FatherAchille Auguste Chidester1 b. 28 Jul 1870, d. 22 Oct 1945
MotherLula E. Offutt1 b. 7 Jun 1873, d. 25 Jul 1960
Last EditedSeptember 15, 2008
     Maurice Joseph Chidester was born on April 20, 1902.1 He died on February 9, 1957 at age 54.1 He was buried after February 9, 1957 at Roselawn Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.

Myrtle Delphine Chidester1

F, b. July 31, 1904, d. January, 1991
FatherAchille Auguste Chidester1 b. 28 Jul 1870, d. 22 Oct 1945
MotherLula E. Offutt1 b. 7 Jun 1873, d. 25 Jul 1960
Last EditedSeptember 15, 2008
     Myrtle Delphine Chidester was born on July 31, 1904.1 Her married name was Jones.1 She died in January, 1991 at age 86.1 She was buried after January, 1991 at Green Oaks Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USAG.1

Citations

  1. [S476] Sandra Winn, "Sandra Winn E-Mail," e-mail to David W. Offutt, Jan 12, 2000.