Edgar Martin Dubroca

Male 1834 - 1889  (55 years)
Person ID: I7974 


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  • Name Edgar Martin Dubroca  [1, 2
    • Edgar Martin DUBROCA was born in Baton Rouge, LA February 4,
      1834, and died September 16, 1889 in Baton Rouge, LA, at 55 years of age.

      Edgar was buried in Magnolia Cemetery.

      He married Amelie REYNAUD in E. Baton Rouge, LA, November 3, 1866.

      Amelie was born 1844.

      Edgar was one of the early members of the Delta Rifles, formed at the beginning of the Civil War, and composed primarily of the well-to-do planters and planter's sons in the West Baton Rouge area; many went on to become ranking officers in the Confederate Army and political leaders in the State of Louisiana. Edgar had a distinguished record fighting for the Confederacy during the Civil War.

      He was a Captain in the 13th Louisiana at Shiloh, and eventually became a Colonel commanding the Thirteenth Louisiana Infantry.

      He was captured at Bardstown, KY, was exchanged, and was
      subsequently severely wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga.

      NOTE: He was a Captain at the time of his Oct. 20, 1862 capture at Bardstown, during Gen. Bragg's invasion of KY; his POW record describes him as being 28, 5ft. 9in., with black eyes, black hair, and a dark complexion.

      Though he and Amalie had no children, they did make a home for two of Amalie's nieces, who always fondly remembered their happy times with their beloved "Ga and Tamelie", and being tutored by Eleanor McMain.

      At the time, Colonel Dubroca was manager of a plantation on Bayou Fordoche in Iberville Parish, and the children shared in the family's interest in the crops, animals, and field hands.

      Edgar's obit in the "Daily Picayune", dtd Aug. 14, 1889, states that he died in Jeanerrette, LA, at Susallor Plantation.
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
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    Born 4 Feb 1834  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 1889  Susallor Plantation, Jeanerette, Iberia, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
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      Edgar was buried in Magnolia Cemetery.
      Edgar was one of the early members of the Delta Rifles, formed at the
      beginning of the Civil War, and composed primarily of the well-to-do
      planters and planter's sons in the West Baton Rouge area; many went on
      to become ranking officers in the Confederate Army and political
      leaders in the State of Louisiana.
      Edgar had a distinguished record fighting for the Confederacy during
      the Civil War. He was a Captain in the 13th Louisiana at Shiloh, and
      eventually became a Colonel commanding the Thirteenth Louisiana
      Regiment. He was captured at Bardstown, KY, was exchanged, and was
      subsequently severely wounded during the Battle of Chickamauga. NOTE:
      He was a Captain at the time of his Oct. 20, 1862 capture at
      Bardstown, during Gen. Bragg's invasion of KY; his POW record
      describes him as being 28, 5ft. 9in., with black eyes, black hair, and
      a dark complexion.
      His obit in the "Daily Picayune" , dtd Aug. 14, 1889, states that he
      died in Jeanerrette, LA, at Susallor Plantation, near Sierre.
    Siblings
     1. Françoise Alzire Dubroca (ID:I7971),   b. 26 Apr 1827, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1914, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Gustave Alcibiade Dubroca (ID:I7972),   b. 31 May 1829, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1882, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Jules Cesar Dubroca (ID:I7977),   b. 18 Dec 1831, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1854, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. Adolph Valerian Dubroca (ID:I7973),   b. 21 Sep 1836, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1912, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Bernard Armand Dubroca (ID:I7976),   b. 14 Mar 1839, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1867, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. Félice Celestine Dubroca (ID:I7975),   b. 10 May 1841, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1921, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Marie Corinne Dubroca (ID:I8029),   b. 22 Nov 1843, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1931, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Maurice Valentin Dubroca (ID:I9376),   b. 11 Jun 1846, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1890, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F3011 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Valentin Dubroca (ID:I7967),   b. 10 Oct 1805, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1882, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Thérèse Alzire Allain (ID:I7970),   b. 12 Mar 1809, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1861, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1826  St. Joseph's Church, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Reference Number 55155 

    Family

    Family ID: F3017 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 20 Jan 2021   
    Wife Amélie Reynaud (ID:I8003),   b. 1844 
    Married 6 Dec 1867  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Reference Number 55343 

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    Reference Number 2283 
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1834 - Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1867 - Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S65] Family Database of Dubroca Family, dubroca-ron.FTW.
      Date of Import: Nov 17, 1999

    2. [S235] Family Database RouxModified.FTW.
      Date of Import: Nov 21, 2004