Rex

Rex

Male Abt 1860 -
Person ID: I50399 


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  • Name Rex   [1
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born Abt 1860  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 

    Family

    Family ID: F38629 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 30 Mar 2021   
    Wife Queenie (ID:I50400),   b. Abt 1860 
    Married Abt 1910  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 8

    Other Personal Events

    Event 21 Mar 1987  4801 Avron Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Rex was kidnapped by college students during the night of March 20–21 and left on the Metairie lawn of the Staub family 
    Residence Between 1910 and 1923  1528 Baronne Street (corner Terpsichore), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    Mere, Baba, and Pere on Rex
    Pere's childhood Baronne Street house
    Pere walking with Baba and Rex
    Residence Between 1923 and 1925  3800 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document
    Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document
    Residence Between 1925 and 1961  3600 Napoleon Avenue (newly constructed house) 70125, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Residence Between 1961 and 2006  4100 Vincennes Place 70125, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 8
    Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document
    Times-Picayune Rex kidnapping, March 23, 1987 Document
    Times-Picayune Rex Reward Notice, March 22, 1987 Document
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1910 and 1923 - 1528 Baronne Street (corner Terpsichore), New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1910 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1923 and 1925 - 3800 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1925 and 1961 - 3600 Napoleon Avenue (newly constructed house) 70125, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1961 and 2006 - 4100 Vincennes Place 70125, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent - 21 Mar 1987 - 4801 Avron Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
  • Photos
    Lafayette Indiana Dog
    Pere walking with Baba and Rex
    Rex with Pere, Mimi, Jason, & Joli
    Mimi taming Rex at 3600 Napoleon
    Rex and Queenie 1976
    Rex kidnapped in Metairie
    3600 Napoleon Ave New Orleans LA
    Boscobel Dogs
    Hollywood Cemetery Dog
    Robert Wood Dog
    ChernDog
    Williamstown Dog
    SailorandCanton
    Rex and Queenie at Mark and Mary Vitter House
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Documents
    Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document
    Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document
    Times-Picayune Rex kidnapping, March 23, 1987 Document
    Times-Picayune Rex kidnapping, March 23, 1987 Document
    Times-Picayune Rex Reward Notice, March 22, 1987 Document
    Times-Picayune Rex Reward Notice, March 22, 1987 Document
    Rex Sibling on Sotheby Auction Document
    Rex Sibling on Sotheby Auction Document
    Robert Wood Catalog Document
    Robert Wood Catalog Document
    Histories
    Our Loyal Guardians Rex & Queenie
    Our Loyal Guardians Rex & Queenie
    Rex and Queenie — half-ton cast-iron Newfoundland dogs — have stood guard over Vitter-Artigues homes in New Orleans for about 110 years and have a fascinating (and still mysterious) genealogy of their own.

  • Source Citations

    1. [S307] Family Database of Vitter-Weaver Family, Jeffrey & Sharon Vitter, (Name: Self; Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Date: Since 1996;), Our Loyal Guardians Rex & Queenie.
      Rex and Queenie have stood guard over Vitter-Artigues homes in New Orleans since about 1910 and have a fascinating (and still mysterious) genealogy of their own.
      https://vitter.org/familytree/histories/RexandQueenie.php

    2. [S1434] Journal & Courier, (Name: USA Today; Location: Lafayette, Indiana, USA; Date: Since 1920;), "The Biggest Dog in Town," February 13, 1946.
      LafayetteDog
      LafayetteDog


    3. [S1429] The New Complete Newfoundland, Martha Booth Chern, (Name: Howell Boook House; Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Date: Second edition 1975;), See photos in early chapters.

    4. [S1434] Journal & Courier, (Name: USA Today; Location: Lafayette, Indiana, USA; Date: Since 1920;), If this Iron Dog could bark, . . ., photo, Thursday, December 22, 1955.
      LafayetteDog
      LafayetteDog


    5. [S285] The Times Picayune / The New Orleans Advocate, (Name: Advance Publications; Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Date: Since 1837;), Little Lost Dog Statue is Collared in Metarie, Times-Picayune, March 23, 1987.
      Times-Picayune Rex kidnapping, March 23, 1987 Document
      Times-Picayune Rex kidnapping, March 23, 1987 Document


    6. [S285] The Times Picayune / The New Orleans Advocate, (Name: Advance Publications; Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Date: Since 1837;), Family Offers Reward for Return of Yard Dog, Times-Picayune, March 22, 1987.
      Times-Picayune Rex Reward Notice, March 22, 1987 Document
      Times-Picayune Rex Reward Notice, March 22, 1987 Document


    7. [S1036] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1920; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 1, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T625_618; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 9.
      1920 United States Federal Census
      1920 United States Federal Census
      Year: 1920; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 1, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll: T625_618; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 9


    8. [S285] The Times Picayune / The New Orleans Advocate, (Name: Advance Publications; Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Date: Since 1837;), "Art by the Yard," The Times Picayune, 4 Apr 1976, page 249, Sunday Supplement.
      https://infoweb.newsbank.com/apps/news/document-view?p=AMNEWS&docref=image/v2%3A1223BCE5B718A166%40EANX-1307F0EF797DD92A%402442873-13015A3097963CC3%40248
      Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document
      Times Picayune article about Rex and Queenie 1976 April 04 Document