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Re: [RedHotJazz] Re: George Filhé (was Os car 'Bernie' Young)

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  • fearfeasa
    Thanks Duncan --- a wonderful piece of research ! This is probably the eldest son of our George(s) Filhé and his wife Sidonia --- but Sidonia, if she was
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 6, 2012
      Thanks Duncan --- a wonderful piece of research ! This is probably the
      eldest son of our George(s) Filhé and his wife Sidonia --- but Sidonia,
      if she was 40 in 1919, must have been only 16.

      JT


      Ar 03/03/12 22:45 :38, scríobh Duncan:
      > To confuse matters further, I just ran across this:
      > http://www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.com/reference/recordchurch_b.htm?id=OB-4915
      >
      > It's the baptism of: Georges Alphonse Field
      >
      > Born: 07/29/1895
      >
      > Baptized: 09/08/1895
      >
      > Mother: Sidonia Dumini
      >
      > Father: Georges Field
      >
      > Sponsor: Felicite Rochon
      >
      > Sponsor: Jean Rochon
      >
      > *(...I tried to translate from french the name 'Filhe' but got nothing; is
      > it possible that his name had become 'anglicized' to Field? Do the names
      > of the sponsors mean anything to anyone?....)*
      >
      > http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gl=34&gsln=Dumini&gsln_x=XO
      > Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935
      > Marriage& Divorce
      > Name: Sidonia DuminiSpouse: George Filhe Marriage: date - Hancock,
      > Mississippi
      >
      > *....and right below Sidonia's entry*:
      > Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
      > Birth, Baptism& Christening
      >
      > <http://search.ancestry.com/browse/view.aspx?dbid=1091&iid=d1p_03550557&pid=5888500&ssrc=&fn=Toussaint&ln=Alix+dit+Dumesnil&st=g>
      > Name: Toussaint Alix dit Dumesnil
      > [Toussaint Alixe dit Dumini] Spouse: Emilie Guai Dite Chempagne Marriage:
      > year - city, Québec (Quebec)
      >
      > *...Of course, Toussaint is more familiar to us as a name in N.O....,
      > but....*
      >
      > *HAPPY HUNTING!!!!*
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Duncan<dmactds@...> wrote:
      >
      >> **
      >>
      >>
      >> Marriage record for George Filhe and Sidonia Dumini - 1894
      >>
      >> http://www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.com/reference/recordchurch_m.htm?id=OM-0787
      >>
      >> --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, fearfeasa<fearfeasa@...> wrote:
      >>> Thanks for that info, Howard.
      >>>
      >>> George Filhé is one musician who has always aroused my curiosity. He
      >> was
      >>> there and thereabouts with all the big-name musicians of his day and yet
      >>> is not known to have recorded. It has always seemed strange to me that
      >>> while Filhé is the trombonist in the studio photographs (three variant
      >>> shots from the one session), Ory is credited with /all/ the Syncopators'
      >>> recordingsâEUR¦
      >>>
      >>> By the way, the trombonist in those photographs is obviously what the
      >>> racially segregated South would have termed a "colored creole." So much
      >>> for the racial categories on official documents of the time. (I'm
      >>> reminded of Jimmy O'Bryant's death certificate, which described him as
      >>> "white".)
      >>>
      >>> The naming of Filhé's son as "Phillip Duminie" is interesting, too. He
      >>> certainly appears to be a step-son as you suggest âEUR" unless "Duminie"
      >> is
      >>> a middle name ? The fact that he was 8 years old but born in the south
      >>> helps us to date his mother's move north, and also her marriage to
      >>> George, if he is the step-father.
      >>>
      >>> Thanks again for the information you've provided.
      >>>
      >>> J.T.
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>>
      >>
      >>
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