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\ In the compilation of the following volume I have
JSS conformed strictly to family tradition, as given me
by elder members of the five branches of the
fc Chouteau family,
s^ Eeferences have also been made to the following
~x authors, etc. : Eeaves, Shepard, Scharf , Billon, news-
; paper files, records of Church, City and State,
published and unpublished memoirs, travels and
Contemplating a future publication, relating to
the " Military Service of St. Louis Creoles and their
Ancestors," I would respectfully request material
relating to the same, covering military service in any
of the American wars.
June 1st, 1893,
St. Louis, Mo.
IN FRIENDLY REMEMBRANCE, THIS VOLUME IS
RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED TO PROF.
G. BROWN GOODE, LL. D.
BY THE AUTHOR.
" A Creole is one born of European parents, in
the American colonies of France or Spain, or in
the Slates, which were once such colonies. Espe-
cially those of French or Spanish descent who
are natives of Louisiana and their descendants."
Marie Tiieeese Bourgeois. 1. Left an orphan
at a tender age, was placed tinder the care of the
Ursuline Ktiiis in New Orleans, La., where she mar-
ried, in 1749, Rene Angnste Chouteau, a native of
Beam, France. He came to New Orleans in early
youth and engaged in business, and at the time of
his death was possessed of considerable means.
2. Auguste Chouteau, married Marie Therese
Auguste Chouteau. 2. Born in New Orleans,
Sept. 17, 1750. As a youth of 14, in charge of the
first party of colonists, landed Feb. 15, 176-i, on the
site of the present city of St. Louis. He superin-
tended the erection of the first house built, and em-
ployed the Indian women and children in digging out
the cellar and carrying the earth away in their
He was chief clerk of Maxent, Laclede & Co., and
represented the interest of Mr. Laclede in the new
settlement. In the words of Mr. Laclede to Col.
Chouteau, " You will proceed to the site on the left
bank of the river, where we blazed the trees, and
erect a house to store the tools and shelter the men.
8 Creoles of St. Louis.
I give you two men, on whom you can depend, to aid
you, and I will join you before long." Upon the
death of Mr. Laclede in 1768, Col. Chouteau settled
up his estate, and from this time entered into busi-
ness on his own account. He was then a man of 38,
grown up with the village, known to all the inhab-
itants of this upper country, at the head of large
business interests, was acquiring property, prominent
in the affairs of the village, a man of education, had
drawn up the first plat of the village. All this com-
bined soon made him most prominent in the place,
and in a very few years Col. Chouteau grew to be
considered by his contemporaries the founder of the
At the transfer to the U. S. in 1S01, Col. Chouteau
was the most prominent citizen of the place, and
filled the following positions under the new govern-
ment : In 1801, presiding justice of the court of Oyer
and Terminer ; 1S08, appointed colonel of the first
regiment of militia ; 1809, president of the St. Louis
board of justices, and commissioner of the U. S. in
negotiating several treaties with the various tribes of
Indians in the vicinity. In 1807, he opened a bank-
ing and brokerage house, the first in the city. In
1806, was selected chairman at a meeting of the citi-
zens to ingraft resolutions relating to the "dastardly
attack on the U. S. ship of war Chesapeake by the
British ship of war, the Leopard." In 1816 he was
elected first president of the first regularly organized
Col. Chouteau never left St. Louis, and died there
Feb. 21, 1825. He married Sept. 21, 1786, Marie
Creoles of St. Louis. 9
Thcrese Cerre, who was born at Kaskaskia, jSTov.
26, 1769, and died in St. Louis Aug. 14, 1842,
Daughter of Gabriel Cerre who was born in Mon-
treal, Canada, May 22, 1734, he was one of a large
family of brothers and sisters, Pierre ; Louis
married Bergaye ; Marienne married Globlinski ;
Marie married Louis Panet ; Amelie married
Leveque, all of whom remained in Canada.
Gabriel Cerre in his early youth removed to Kas-
kaskia, where he became the leading merchant and
fur trader. He was bitterly opposed to the American
cause, in the revolutionary war, until after an inter-
view with Gen. Clark, who not only secured his friend-
ship and sympathy, but also his aid with the Indians
of Illinois, over whom Mr. Cerre had great influence.
Mr. Cerre married in 1765 Catherine, daughter of
Antoine Gerard and Marie LaFontaine of Kaskas-
kia. He with his family came to St. Louis in 1781,
where he continued in the fur business until his
death, which occurred April, 4, 1805. Mrs. Cerre
died July 31, 1800. The children of Gabriel and
Catherine Gerard Cerre were : Therese, married Au-
guste Chouteau ; Julie,* married Antoine Soulard ;
* Julie Cerre, born Aug. 10, 1775, and died May 19, 1S45, she married Nov.
1G, 1795, Antoine Pierre Soulard, who died Nov. 9, 1825. He was the
son of Henri Francois Soulard and Marie Francoise Leroux, and was
born at Rochfort, France, in 17C6. His father had been an officer in the
French navy, and he himself had adopted the same profession. Leaving the
navy with the rank of lieutenant, he came to St. Louis, where he was
appointed " Royal Surveyor for Upper Louisiana" which he held until
the transfer in 1801. They had the following children: James " Gaston"
Soulard, born in 1797, married Mch. '20, 1S20, Elizabeth, daughter of
Col. Thomas Hunt, U. S. A., and moved to Galena, Ills., where many of
his descendants are still living; Henry " Gustave " Soulard, born May,
10 Creoles of /St. Louis.
Pashcal Leon, born Oct. 18, 1771, died at St. Louis
May 9, 1819, married the only child of Michael
Lamie, who was born in Montreal and came to St.
Louis in 1765. His son Michael Lamie Cerre, mar-
ried Helene Lebeau.
3. Auguste Aristede Chouteau, married Con-
4. Henry Chouteau, married Clemence Cour-
5. Edward Chouteau, born Mch. 3, 1807,
died May 18, 1816.
6. Gabriel Sylvestre Chouteau, born Dec. 33 ,
1794, died June 18, 1887. He was a
lieutenant of militia, in the war of 1812.
7. Eulalie Chouteau, married Rene Paul.
8. Louise Chouteau; married Gabriel Paul.
9. Emilie Chouteau, married Thomas Floyd
Smith, IT. S. A.
Auguste A . Chouteau. 3. Born in St. Louis, Oct.
21, 1792, and died in 1833 at Little Rock, Ark.,
when on a visit to his nephew, Capt. G. P. Paul, U.
S. Army, then stationed there. Mr. Chouteau mar-
ried June 10, 1810, Constance Sanguinett, who
was born Mch. 27, 1792 and died in 1834, grand-
daughter of Simon Sanguinett, a notary of Quebec,
1801, married Harriet, daughter of Dr. Harvey Lane, of St. Genevieve,
who married a " Carroll of Carrollton;" Elizabeth Soulard died unmar-
ried; Benjamin Soulard, married Rose Closey of Pittsburg, and
had children, Dr. Soulard; Mary; Blanche married Gen. Turner. Dr.
Harvey Lane married Juliene, daughter of Col. Hamtramck, who was
born in Prussia, Aug. 21, 1757, and joined the Continental Army in 1775,
in 1802 held the rank of colonel. The daughters of Dr. Harvey Lane
were, Harriett*, married James G. Soulard, and Josephine, married Jules
Creoles of St. Louis, 11
Canada, who married Angelique Duchouquett, their
son Charles, born in Quebec in 17-10, died at St.
Louis, Oct. 18, 1818; he married first, Veronica
Cardin, and was a widower without children, when he
came to St. Louis in 1775, where he married April
12, 1779, Marie Anne Conde, who died in 1822,
daughter of Dr. Auguste Conde, a native of France,
and was at the time post-surgeon of the French
army stationed at Fort Chartres. He removed
to St. Louis in 1775, where he was for many years
one of the prominent physicians of the village. The
children of Charles Sanguinett and Marie Anne
Conde were, Catherine, born Feb. 20, 1781, married
Francois Benoist; Charles, Jr., born Dec. 9, 1783,
married Cecille Brazeau ; Simon, born Aug. 1, 1785,
married first Marie Graevor and secondly Mary Pou-
pont, nee Thonin ; Celeste, born Sept. 23, 1787,
married J. B. Lemoine ; Marie, born Feb. 2, 1790,
married J. Garrier. They left one daughter who
married John Hagan, the first postmaster of St.
Louis, who was also M. C. from Mo. Constance
married Auguste Chouteau; Christopher, born Mch.
8, 1791, died unmarried; Eulalie, born May 14,
1796, married Joseph Bright; Adelaid, born Feb. 7,
1798, married J. S. Tbolozan ; Anne, born March
25, 1800, married Horatio Cozzins.
10. Auguste Eene Chouteau, bom in St-
Louis in 1811, and died in St. Louis in
1817. He married Xov. 23, 1836, Ee-
becca West Sefton, who was born in
Cincinnati Feb., 1819, daughter of John
Sefton, who was of Scotch ancestry and
12 Creoles of Si. Louis.
born in the north of Ireland. He married
Nancy Dodge, widow of Joseph Conn,
who was born in Kentucky and was the
daughter of Israel Dodge, who came to
Missouri before that Territory was ceded
to Spain. His son and step-son, Henry
Dodge, and Louis F. Linn, were both
U. S. Senators at the same time, Linn
from Missouri and Dodge from "Wiscon-
sin. Augustus C. Dodge, son of the
above Henry Dodge, was U. S. Senator
from Iowa, and afterwards Minister to
Spain. She married secondly June 29,
1852, J. A. Sire, who was born at
Rochell, France, Feb. 19, 1799, and
came to St. Louis in 1821, where he
entered the Chouteau-Sarpy Fur Co.,
and died July 15, 1851. His widow
was living in St. Louis in 1893.
11. Edward A. Chouteau, married Elizabeth
12. Virginia Chouteau, married Joseph C.
Edward A. Chouteau. 11. Born in St. Louis
Dec. 26, 1811, died there June 1, 1864.
He married Aug. 8, 1849, Elizabeth Julia Christy,
who afterwards married Peter L. Foy, and had two
children by this second marriage, Julius and Agnes.
She was daughter of Samuel C. Christy and
*Melanie Eugenie Jarot. He was born in Indiana,
* Melame Eugene Jarot, born in Ste. Genevieve, daughter of Nicola Jarot
and Julia Beauvais. He was a native of Vesseau, Franehe Conti France.
Creoles of St. Louis. 13
and came to Kaskaslda about 1820, where he mar-
ried and removed to near East St. Louis, where for
several years, he managed several flour mills, and a
saw mill owned by his wife. Subsequently they
moved to East St. Louis, where he engaged in
merchandising, and died there. After his death
Mrs. Christy came to St. Louis, they had the follow-
ing children, Julia, Joseph, Felicite and Charles,
all died young; Mary Felicite, married first, Lieut.
Church, U. S. A», and had two children, Alonzo
and Christy Church. She married secondly James
Scanlan and had three children, Philip, Andrew and
13. Samuel Auguste Chouteau, married Ida
14. Eugenie Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
July 29, 1850, was living there in 1893.
15. Marie Isabelle Chouteau, married Charles
Samuel Auguste Chouteau. 13. Born in St.
Louis, May 15, 1813, educated at the ' ; Oratory"
of Cardinal Xewman's School, Birmingham, En-
gland, and at the Polytechnic, Dresden, Saxony, as a
civil engineer, and in 1893 was living in St. Louis.
He came to Kentucky and then removed to St. Louis with Bishop
Dubonrg, and married 1st Miss Barbo, sister of the Mrs. Baptiste Valle
and Gebeau, by this marriage he had a daughter, who married Dr. Tiffin,
whose children were: Mary Ann married Dr. Berry, Cornelia married
Kay McNair. Mr. Jarot married secondly and had children: Adele
married MacCracker; Melanie married Samuel C. Christy; Frances died
young; Vital married Miss Crotea; Julia married Short, secondly,
William Morrison; Felicite" married James Waddell, secondly, Charles
14 Creoles of JSt. Louis.
He married, June 16, 1381, his cousin, Ida Reba
Taylor, daughter of George E. and Theresa Paul
Taylor. She was bom in St. Louis Feb. 21, 1S59,
and died at Hot Springs Ark., Mch. 21, 1893.
16. Auguste Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
-Nov. 7, 1890.
Mary Isabelle Chouteau. 15. Born in St.
Louis, June 2, 1856, was living in New York in
1893. Married Oct. 12, 1886, Charles J. Ilealy of
17. Charles Edward Healy, born in Jersey
City, Aug. 30, 1SS8.
18. Francis C. Healey, born Aug. 18, 1S90.
19. . Virgil J. Healy, born Jan. 1893.
Virginia Chouteau. 12. Born in St. Louis,
June 16, 1816, died there Aug. 11, 3856. Married
Mch. 8, 1836, Joseph C. Barlow, who was born in
Philadelphia Mch. 10, 1803, and came to St. Louis
about 1829, where he was for many years indentified
with the business interests of the village, town and
city. He married secondly May 4, 1876, Catherine
M. Clark, a widow, daughter of Major Chauncey
Morgan of Binghampton, X. J. They removed to
Brooklyn, JiT. Y., where he died, surviving his wife
but a few years.
20. Joseph Augustus Barlow, born June 10,
1839, died Dec. 28, 1S43.
21. Edward Chouteau Barlow, married Har-
22. Mary Celeste Barlow, born Jan. 7, 1844,
living in Brooklyn, 2s". Y., in 1893,
Creoles of St. Louis. 15
23. Helen Clemence Barlow, married James
A. Phinney, U. S. A.
24. Martha Therese Barlow, born April 13,
1848, died May 14, 1849;
25. Estelle Xaomi Barlow, married Henry
26. Joseph Richard Kenrick Barlow, mar-
ried Cornelia Hidenburg.
Edward Chouteau Baelow. 21. Born in St.
Lonis May 1, 1844. He removed with his father to
Brooklyn, ^". Y., and in 1893 was in business at
Roselle, IS". Y. He married May 4, 1876, Harriette
Kipling of Roselle.
27. De La Rue Kipling Barlow, born Mch.
31, 1877, living at Roselle, in 1893.
28. Grace Chouteau Barlow, born July 14,
1879, died 1887.
29. Edward Chouteau Barlow, born Xov. 28,
1881, died 1887.
30. Kathleen W. Barlow, died 1891.
31. Faith Chouteau Barlow, born March 31,
1888, living at Roselle in 1893.
Helex Clemexce Baelow. 23. Born in St.
Louis, Jan. 15, 1846. She died in Brooklyn Aug.
8, 1882. Married Sept. 24, 1S62, Major James A.
Phinney, U. S. Army. He was for several years
U. S. Consul to Yokahoma, Japan. They settled
in Kew York City upon their return, where they
32. Susan B. Phinney, married J. James.
33. Marguerite H. Finney, married John
16 Creoles of St. Louis.
. 34. James Allen Phinney, married Sallie E.
35. Helen Chouteau Phinney, born May 28,
1872, living at Germantown, Perm., in
Susan B. Phxxxey. 32. Born in St. Paul, Minn.,
Nov. 10, 1S63, living at Roselle, X. Y., in 1893.
Married Feb. 15, 1887, Joseph James of Boselle.
36. Poy Chouteau James, born July 3, 1888.
37. George Kenneth James, born July 12,
1890, died 1892.
Marguerite Huxter Phixxey. 33. Born at St.
Paul, Minn., Sept. 9, 1866, living at Elizabeth,
N. J., in 1893. Married in 1S86, John W. Bishop
of that place.
38. John W. Bishop, Jr., born Dec. 9. 1887.
39. Helen Clemence Bishop, born Aug. 31,
40. Katherine B. Bishop, died 1892.
James Allex Pphxxey. 31. Born at Yokahoma,
Japan, April 30, 1S6S. Married at St. Louis, Dec.
25, 1889, Sallie E. Goodman ; they were living in
Chicago in 1893.
41. James A. Phinney, Jr., born in Chicago,
Estelle Naomi Baelow. 25. Born in St.
Louis, May 8, 1850, died Nov. 6, 1875. Married
Oct. 5, 1871, Henry A. Morgan of New York City ;
he was living in Chicago in 1893.
42. Virginia Morgan, living in Chicago in
Creoles of Si. Louis. 17
Joseph R. K. Barlow. 26. Born in St. Lonis,
Aug. 2, 1853, removed with his father to Brooklyn,
where he was living in 1893, engaged in the import-
ing and commission business in ]N~ew York City.
He married June 27, 1874, Cornelia Hidcnburg of
Brooklyn, A T . Y.
43. Charles Gould Barlow, bom Jan. 11,
44. Richard Kenrick Barlow, born Feb. 3,
Henry Chouteau. 4. Born in St. Louis, Feb.
11, 1805. Was for many years county clerk and
recorder. In 1812, established the firm of
Chouteau & Riley, afterwards Chouteau & Valle.
He was one of the many killed in the railroad
disaster on the Gasconade JSTov. 1, 1855. He
married July 10, 1827, Clemence Georgina Cour-
sault, born in Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1810, and died
in St. Louis, Oct. 6, 1859. Daughter of Edward
Coursault, born in Xormandy, France. Owner of
merchant vessels in the West India trade. He died
at Baltimore in 1814, married Feb. 10, 1801,
Aglae Paul, daughter of Eustache Paul, born at
Cape Francais, San Dimingo, in 1781. Was Lady
of Honor to Hortense, Queen of Holland, and died
in Baltimore Oct. 10, 1854. .Their children were :
Clemence, married Henry Chouteau ; Edward, died
in Baltimore ; Lewis, a prominent physician of
Louisiana, died in Xew Orleans.
45. Aglae Chouteau, married Neree Valle.
46. Henry A. Chouteau, married Julia Deaver.
47. Gilman Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
18 Creoles of St. Louis.
Dec. 2, 1836, was living there in 1S93.
From early youth Mr. Chouteau has
followed the business of a commission
merchant. In 1883, he retired from
active business, devoting himself to the
care of his large estate.
48. ISTorbert Sylvester Chouteau, born May
17, 1841, was in business with his
brother, up to the time of his death,
Oct. 31, 1883.
49. Corinne G. Chouteau, married John X.
50. Beatrice Chouteau, married John O'F.
51. Lelia C. Chouteau, married J. S. Win-
Aglae Chouteau. 45. Born in St. Louis Aug.
31, 182S; was living there in 1893. Married
April 23, 1842, Xeree Francis Yalle, who was born
in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., May 9, 1818. He
was for several years in partnership with his father-
in-law in the iron business ; afterwards Mr. Yalle pur-
chased large interests in mining property in Colorado,
and died at Alpine, in that State, April 14, 1882.
Grandson of Francois Yalle of Ste. Genevieve, who
had three sons, Francois, Felix and John Baptiste.
Francois Yalle married in Ste. Genevieve, and had
the following children : Amadee, married Sylvanie
Sarade ; John ; Frank ; Xeree, who married Aglae
Chouteau ; Clotille, married Rosier and moved to
Xew Orleans ; Mary, married Thomas Eeyburn, one
son, Yalle Reyburn. Felix Yalle, died in 18S9, leav-
Creoles of St. Louis. 19
ing a widow and several children. John Baptiste
Yalle left a son Jules, a practicing physician in St.
Louis in 1893.
52. Blanche Valle, married John A. Dillon.
53. Genevieve M. Valle, married A. L. Ran-
Blanche Yalle. 52. Born in St. Louis, Mch. 9,
1846; was living in New York City in 1893. Mar-
ried Jan. 25, 1865, John A. Dillon, who was born
in St. Louis Oct. 29, 1843. lie was for several years
manager of the " St. Louis Post-Dispatch " and in
1893 was on the editorial staff of the " New York
World;" son of Patrick Dillon, who was born in
Londonderry, Ireland, Mch. 17, 1790. He held rank
as a commissioned officer against the British Govern-
ment, in the Irish rebellion of 1807. He escaped
from Ireland and came to Philadelphia, where he en-
gaged in business, and removed to St. Louis in 1818.
He married twice, first in Oct., 1818, in St. Charles,
to Annie F. Nash. She died in 1834, leaving two
daughters, Mrs. Dr. Charles and Mrs. Captain
James B. Eades. His second wife was Eliza Jane
Eades, of Kentucky, whom he married Jan. 26,
1836. He died Jan. 21, 1851. By his second mar-
riage he had the following children : Eliza, married
Count de la Vaulz, of France, formerly an officer in
the Pontifical Zouaves ; w r ere living in Paris in 1893.
Arthur; John A., married Blanche Yalle.
54. Gertrude Pia Dillon, born in Rome, Italy,
Feb. 21, 1866.
55. John A. Dillon, Jr., born in Rome, Italy,
Feb. 19, 1867.
20 Creoles of St. Louis.
56. Maud M. Dillon, born in St. Louis, Aug.
57. Blanche Marie Dillon, born Aug. 28,
58. Adele Dillon, born Nov. 18, 1874.
59. Genevieve M. Dillon, born July 10,
60. Ethel Dillon, born Oct. 7, 1879.
Gexevieve Marie Yalle. 53. Born in St. Louis
Sept. 7, 1847, was living a widow at Tallahassee, Flor-
ida, in 1893. Married Oct. 21, 1875, Dr. Arthur
Lee Randolph, who was born at Tallahassee Aug.
8, 1847, and died there July 31, 1SS4.
61. Yalle Joseph Randolph, born June 4,
62. Mary Page Randolph, born Sept. 28,
63. Arthur Lee Randolph, born June 8,
Hexry Auguste Chouteau. 46. Born in St.
Louis, Nov. 24, 1830. Died from the effects of the
accidental discharge of his gun Oct. 7, 1854. He
married Oct. 4, 1852, Julia, daughter of Larkin and
Laforce Papin Deaver. She was born in 1833, and
after her first husband's death married James Hewitt
of St. Louis, and in 1893 was living, a widow, in
Washington, D. C.
64. Bertha Chouteau, married Lucas Turner.
65. Azby Chouteau, married Cora Baker.
Bertha Chouteau. 64. Bom in St. Louis, June
3, 1855, was living there, a widow, in 1893. Mar-
ried Nov. 15, 1876, Lucas Turner, grandson of
Creoles of Si. Louis. 21
Thomas Turner,* and son of Major Henry S. and
Julia Hunt Turner, who were married Feb. 1, 1841.
Major Turner was born in King George County,
Va., was admitted in 1830 to the U. S. Military
Academy, Brevet 2nd Lieut, of Dragoons in 1831,
2nd Lieut, in 1835, 1st Lieut, in 1837, Capt. of
Dragoons in 1816. He was sent by the U. S. Gov-
ernment in 1837 to France to study the cavalry
tactics of that country, in order to prepare a manual
of instruction for the U. S. cavahy. He married
Julia, daughter of Commodore Theodore Huntf and
Anne, his wife, daughter of J. 13. C. Lucas. Major
Turner served throughout the Mexican war, and was
breveted Major for gallant and meritorious conduct
in the battles of San Pasqual, San Gabriel and
Plains of Mirk Cala. He resigned from the army
in 1818 and entered the banking business with his
brother-in-law, James H. Lucas, and Gen. "W. T.
Sherman, U. S. A. In 1867 the firm was dissolved
•Thomas Turner, born in Fauquier County ,Va M married Eliza Ran-
dolph, daughter of Robert Randolph, of the Randolphs of Virginia, a
descendant of Pocahontas. He married Elizabeth Carter, daughter of
Charles Carter, of Shirley, Va. Through this marriage they were related
to the Fitzhughs, Lees, Curtis', Harrisons, and Mary Ball, who married
Augustine Washington and was mother of George Washington.
tCommodore Theodore Hunt was born near Trenton, N. J., in 1788,
and in 1803 was appointed a midshipman in the U. S. Navy; was on
board the " Philadelphia " under Capt. Bainbridge in the engagement
in the harbor of Tripoli. He came to St. Louis in 1813, and married
June 23, 1814, Anne, daughter cf J. B. C. Lucas. In 1816 he was
appointed Recorder of Titles, which office he held at the time of his
death, Jan. 21, 1832. His widow afterwards married Wilson P. Hunt.
The children of Com. Hunt were: Theodosia Hunt, married Henry C.
Patterson, Sept. 24, 1839; their daughter Anne married Vicomte
d'Anchalles of France; Julia, married Henry S. Turner; Charles Lucas
Hunt, married, April C, 1842, Mary Owens.
22 Creoles of St. Louis.
and Major Turner retired to his farm. Elected in
1863 President of the Union Nat. Bank, in 1869
President of the Lucas Bank, resigned in 1871 to
attend to his large estate, and died Dec. 16, 1881,
leaving the following children : Thomas T., married
Miss Campbell ; Charles H., married Maggie Bar-
low; J. Lucas, married Bertha Chouteau ; Henry S.,
married Ada Ames ; ~W. P. H., married Maud Valle ;
Julia, married W. H. Lee ; Lottie, married George
Paschall ; Louise, married John O'Brien.
66. J. Lucas Turner, born Oct. 22, 1877.
67. Bertha C. Turner, born Sept. 30, 1880.
68. Julian H. Turner, born Jan. 10, 1883.
69. Thomas J. Turner, born July 25, 1884:.
70. Charles H. Turner, born May 20, 1886.
71. Virginia S. Turner, born Aug. 26,
Azby Chouteau. 65. Born in St. Louis, Dec. 8,
1853, was living there in 1893. Graduated from
the Washington University in 1871, and from the
St. Louis Law School in 1877. He married July
25, 1883, Cora Baker of Chicago, daughter of
Marion and Mary Young Baker, and granddaugh-
ter of Gov. Shelby, first governor of Kentucky.
72. Azby Chouteau, born June 30, 1881.
73. Henry Armistead Chouteau, born Sept.
Corin t xe G. Chouteau. 49. Born in St. Louis,
Aug. 5, 1813, was living there, a widow, in 1893.
Married John "N. Dyer, Feb. 12, 1867 ; he was born
in Fulton, Mo., Dec. 1, 1833, and died in St.
Louis, July 4, 1889. Mr. Dyer was at the time of
Creoles of St. Louis. 23
liis death, and had heen for many years, librarian
of the St Lonis Mercantile Library Association.
74. Henry Chouteau Dyer, born Aug. 9,
75. Marguerite B. Dyer, born June 11, 1874.
76. John Xapier Dyer, born Jan. 14, 1877.
77. Lelia Clemence D} T er, born Sept. 1, 1S79.
Beatrice Chouteau. 50. Born in St. Louis,
Sept. 1, 1817, living there in 1893. Married Jan.
15, 1867, John O'Fallon Clark, who was born in
St. Louis, Dec. 17, 1844. Graduate of Washing-
ton University. Entered the wholesale house of
Glasgow Bros. &r Co., which business he relinquished
to engage in the insurance business, which he was
following in 1893. Great-grandson of Colonel
John Clark of Caroline Count} r , "Va., who moved to
Kentucky in 1781, and had one daughter, Francis,
who married Dr. James CT Fallon,* and had six sons,
four of whom distinguished themselves in the
Revolutionary war, two of whom, George Rogers
Clark, was a general in the Revolutionary army,
died single, and William Clark, a general in the
wars of the Revolution and 1812, born in Virginia
in 1770, died in St. Louis in 1838. Territorial
* Dr. James O'Fallon, born at Athlone, Ireland, a descendant of the
kings of Ireland. Came to America, and served under Washington as a
surgeon in the Continental army, and died in Louisville, Ky., in 1793.
Married Francis, daughter of John Clark of Virginia, and Kentucky,
and had children, Bryan, John, born at Mullberry Grove, Ky., in 1791,
served in the army throughout the Indian wars, and participated in the
Battle of Tippecanoe, where he was wounded, and siege of Fort Meigs,
resigning his commission of captain in 1814, came to St. Louis. He
married twice : First, Hannah Stokes, second, Caroline Sheets, leaving
four sous and one daughter, who married Dr. Charles Fope.
24 Creoles of St. Louis.
Governor of Missouri from 1S13 to 1821, and
Superintendent of Indian affairs in 1822. He mar-
ried Miss Hancock of Virginia, descendant of the
Marlborough family of England, and had children,
Lewis Merriwether Clark, graduate of the U. S.
Military Academy in 1825, married Miss Churchill ;
"William ; Jefferson, married Susan Glasgow ; George
Rogers Clark, married Helen Glasgow, and had the
following children : Sadie, married Vorhees ; Nellie,
married Lauderdale; John O'Fallon, married Bea-
78. Henry Chouteau Clark, born July 15,
1868, died July, 1874.
79. Beatrice Clark, born in 1870.
80. Carlotta Clark, born July 27, 1872.
81. William Glasgow Clark, born Xov. 26,
82. Clemence Eleanor Clark, born April 13,
83. John O'Fallon Clark, born May 18, 1880.
8L Hariette Kennerly Clark, born Jan. 25,
85. Conine Lueile Clark, born Jan. 4, 1886,
Lelia Clemexce Chouteau. 51. Born in St.
Louis, Jan. 28, 1850, living in Tallahassee, Fla.,
in 1893. She married Oct. IS, 1874, John Still
Winthrop, who was born in Xew Berne, X. C,
Mch. 31, 1848.
86. E valine Susan Winthrop, born Aug. 1,
87. Gillman Winthrop, born Aug. 15, 1881.
Creoles of St. Louis. 25
88. John Winthrop, born Jan. 12, 1888.
89. Francis Bayard Winthrope, born June
18, 1884, '
90. Guy Lewis Winthrope, born June 26,
Eulalie Chouteau. 7. Born in St. Louis, in
1799, died May 18, 1835, at Memphis, Tenn.,
when en route to Cuba. Married April 9, 1812,
Col. Rene Paul, who was born in 1783, at
Cape Francais, Island of San Domingo. Sent
to Paris to be educated, entered the Ecole Poly-
technique, where he remained until the year before
graduation, when by order of Napoleon the cadets
were given rank in the army. Col. Paul received
the rank of captain of Sappeurs et Mineur in the
Engineer Corps, serving throughout the Spanish
and Italian campaigns, and was promoted to rank
of colonel of Engineers, and was on board the
French flag ship at the naval battle of Trafalgar,
where he was severely wounded. Recovering from
his wounds he came to America in 1808, remaining a
short time in Philadelphia. lie arrived in St. Louis
the same year, where he entered into business with
Bartholomew Berthold. In 1813 the partnership
was dissolved and Col. Paul engaged in surveyingthe
government lands, a hazardous undertaking in those
days. He surveyed the first route from Chicago to
St. Louis by appointment of Xinian Edwards, Gov-
ernor of Illinois. Col. Paul was the city surveyor
when St. Louis was incorporated, and was the official
surveyor from 1823 to 1838, and established the
grades of the first paved streets of the city. A gen-
26 Creoles of iSt. Louis.
tlcman of culture and polished manners; an amateur
musician of merit. Died in the city of his adoption
May 5, 1851. Son of Eustache Paul, a native of
France, who emigrated to Cape Francais, San Do-
mingo, where he had large estates. Forced to fly
from the island in 1793, during: the nesrro iiisurrec-
tion, died and was buried at sea. He married in
1777, Marie Anne Scolastique Masse, daughter of
Rene Masse, a former governor of San Domingo.
She came to Philadelphia and died there, May 20,
180S. They had the following children : Gabriel,
married Louisa Chouteau; Sophie, married Theotime
Fleurrie Generelly of Lyons, France, and New
Orleans, La. ; Rene, married Eulalie Chouteau ;
Aglae, married Edward Coursault.
91. Eulalie Paul, died young.
92. Gabriel Rene Paul, married Mary A.
Whistler; secondly, Louise Rogers.
93. Edmond Washington Paul, - married Ame-
lie de St. Vrain.
94. Amelie Paul, married Peter 1ST. Ham.
95. Louisa Paul, married Charles Dubrieul ;
secondly, George Gosnell.
96. Tullia Clemencia Paul, married F. W.
97. Julius Paul, born in St. Louis, Mch. 9,
1S28, died there, aged 16.
98. Julie Paul, died young.
99. Henriette Paul, died young.
100. George Paul, died young.
Gabriel Rene Paul. 92. Born in St. Louis,
Mch. 21, 1813. Appointed to the U. S. Military
Creoles of St. Louis. 27
Academy, July 1, 1829, graduated July, 1834,
served throughout the Florida war, 1S39; Seminole
war 1812, and captured a camp of the tribe near
Tampa Bay; served throughout the Mexican war,
participating in the defense of Fort Brown, battles
of Monterey, siege of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo
(where he was wounded), Contreras, Cherebusco
and Molino del Key. He led the storming party at
the storming of the Castle of Chapultepec, where
lie personally captured the enemy's flag, and was
promoted to the rank of major for gallantly. He
was presented by the citizens of St. Louis with a
magnificent sword, upon his return from the Mexi-
can war. He served in the Rio Grande expedition,
during which he captured Carvajal and his gang of
desperadoes ; he participated in the Utah expeditions
of 1858 and '60, and was engaged in the surprise
and capture of a band of hostile Indians at Spanish
Forks. In 1861 and '62 he served in Xew Mexico ;
subsequently he served with the avmy of the Poto-
mac, taking part as general of brigade at the bat-
tles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and in
the Peninsular campaign. At the battle of Get-
tysburg, while directing his brigade was severely
wounded, from the effects of which he lost his sight.
His old regiment, the 29th, Xew Jersey, presented
him with a diamond-hilted sword. At the time of
his death, Feb. 16, 1886, he held the rank of Brig.
Gen. U. S. A., after fifty-one years of continuous
and honorable service, in the army of his native
General Paul married at Fort Gibson, Mch. 24,
28 Creoles of >$l. Louis.
1S35, Mary Anne Whistler, daughter of Colonel
William Whistler of the 4th Inf. U. S. Army,
who entered the army in 1801 and retired in 1861.
He was a son of Major John Whistler, who was
a 1st Lieut, of the 1st Inf. in 1792, of an old and
prominent Colonial Maryland family.
101. Julia Paul, married Gurdin Chapin,
U. S. A.
102. Harriet Paul, married James Duff.
103. Gertrude Paul, married Charles Stivers,
U. S. A.
101. Augustus Chouteau Paul, married Cora
Julia Paul. 101. Born at Fort Gibson, Ark.,
in 1838, died at Culpepper, Ya., in 1875. Married
Col. Gurdin Chapin, IT. S. Army: Graduated
from the U. S. Military Academy in 1817. Brevet
2nd Lieut. 7th Inf. 1851, 2nd Lieut. 1851, 1st Lieut.
1855, Capt. 1861, Major 11th Inf. 1864, retired Jan.
7, 1869, and died at his plantation, Culpepper, Ya.,
Aug. 22, 1875. He was breveted major for gallant and
meritorious conduct at the battle of Peralta, Mexico.
Brev't Lieut. -Col. for faithful and meritorious serv-
ices in the War of the Rebellion and Brev't Colonel
for meritorious services during the war.
105. W^atts Chapin, living in Washington in
106. Paul Chapin, cadet U. S. Military
Academ} 7 in 1893.
107. Julia Chapin, adopted by her aunt, Mrs.
Duff, and was living in England in
Creoles of St. Louis. 29
108. Gurdin Chapin, adopted by his aunt, Mrs.
Stivers, and was living in Dayton, O.,
Hariete Paul. 102. Born at Little Rock, Ark.,
living in England in 1893. Married James Duff, a
native of Scotland, who in 1861, was commissary in
the U. S. Army, and at that date resigned and
entered the Confederate army with rank of colonel
of Cavalry, and was stationed in Texas. After the
war Col. Dnff returned to England, where, form
ing a syndicate of English capitalists, returned
to America and settled at Denver, Colorado, as
manager for the company. In 18S7 Col. Duff
resigned his position and, with his family, re-
turned to England, where they were living in
109. Julia Duff, married James Taylor.
110. Maggie Duff, born in Scotland, died in
Denver, Colo., 1883.
Julia Duff. 109. Born in St. Louis, was living
in England in 1893. Married James Taylor, an
Englishman, who in 1887, was engaged in the cotton
trade with South America.
111. Julia Taylor.
Gertrude Paul. 103. She was living at Day-
ton, Ohio, in 1S93. Married Charles B. Stivers, U.
S. Army. Born in Kentucky, was appointed to the
U. S. Military Academy in 1852, 2nd Lieut. 7th Inf.
July, 1856, 1st Lieut. April, 1861, Capt. 1861,
retired Dec. 30, 1864. Col. Stivers removed to
Dayton, Ohio, where, in 1893, he was principal of
a large academy.
30 Creoles of St. Louis.
112. Charles Paul Stivers, born in Louisiana,
was appointed to the U. S. Military
Academy in 1875, 2nd Lieut. 9th Inf.
U. S. Army, June 13, 1879.
118. William X. Stivers.
ILL Grace Stivers.
115. Auguste Stivers.
116. Katie B. Stivers.
Augustus Chouteau Paul. 104. Born in Al-
bany, 2ST. Y.j was a student of the St. Louis
University, in 1858, a cadet in the Kentucky Mili-
tary Institute, whence on May 16, 1861, under call
for three months' troops, he entered the military
service of the United States as Captain of Kentucky
Mounted Infantry, remaining in that rank until
Aug. 16, 1861, when he was mustered out. He
again entered the service as Captain 23d, Kentucky
Volunteers Jan. 2, 1862, and as such participated in
the campaigns of the armies of the "Ohio" and
the " Cumberland," including the battle of Stone
River, until June 1, 1863, when he was appointed
captain and assistant adjutant-general, and in this
capacity served on the staff of General Henry
Baxter, General A. A. Humphrey and General
Bryon II. Pierce. During his entire service he
participated in 26 battles and a large number of
skirmishes; he was taken prisoner by the enemy
and confined in southern prison for eleven months.
He was breveted " Major " for gallant and merito-
rious service in the battle of the "Wilderness, and
Leut. -Colonel for gallant and meritorous service in
the battle of Spottsylvania Court House, and was
Creoles of St. Louis. 31
mustered out Sept. 19, 1865. He declined May 11,
I860, the appointment of Second Lieut. 12th Inf. U.
S. A. He was appointed Jan. 25, 1869, 2nd Lieut.
3rd cavalry U. S. A., and was promoted to 1st
Lieut. Dec. 20, 1872, resigning May 26, 1881.
During his 12 years of service in the regular army
he was on the frontier participating in all the
11 Scouts " and " Campaigns " of the third cavalry,
after hostile Indians in JS T ew Mexico, Arizona, Wyo-
ming, Montana, Utah and Dakota, including
General Crooks' 1876 campaign against the Sioux
and Cheycnnes, and was engaged in the capture of
" Crazy Horse" Village, battles of the " Rosebud "
and " Slim Buttes," and in 1873, was U. S. Post-
master at the ^National Soldiers Home, Va. He mar-
ried Jan. 21, 1866, Josephine Bradshaw, daughter of
Dr. William Bradshaw of London, England. She
was born Mch. 9, 1845, and died at Washington,
D. C.,Xov. 5, 1885.
117. Gabriel Rene Paul, born Jan. 8, 1868,
died Aug. 15, 1892.
118. Josephine Paul, born Sept. 20, 1870, died
Mch. 17, 1872.
119. A. Chouteau Paul, born Sept. 25, 1873.
120. A. William B. Paul, born Mch. 25, 1880.
Gabriel Rene Paul. 92. Married secondly
Louise Doxon Rogers, born at Xewport, Ky.,
living in Washington, D. C, a widow, in 1893,
•laughter of John Doxon, who was born in Cincin-
nati, O., and was for many years a resident of
Newport, where he died. He married Elizabeth
Xeland, born in Virginia, and came with her parents
32 Creoles of /St. Louis.
to Newport at an early day. She died in "Wash-
ington, D. C, in 1SS2. Louise Doxon married
first Alfred H. Rogers of Cincinnati, who died two
years after their marriage, leaving one son, Alfred
H. Rogers, who graduated from the U. S. Military
Academy in 1872, 2nd Lieut. 15th Inf., was trans-
ferred to the 8th Cavalry, and died in Washington,
D. C, Mch., 1879.
121. Beatrice Paul.
122. Genevieve Paul.
Beatrice Paul. 121. Born at Newport, Ky.,
removed with her parents to Washington, D. C,
where she married Oct. 7, 1885, Surgeon Robert A.
Marmion, U. S. Navy, born at Harper's Ferry, W.
Va., Sept. 6, 1811:. Graduate of Mt. St. Mary's
College, Maryland, in 1861, received degree of A.
M. in 1863, degree of M. D. from University of
Pennsylvania in 1868, and entered the U. S. Navy as
assistant surgeon the same year, surgeon U. S.N.
1879. Son of Dr. Nicholas Marmion, born near
Downpatrick, Ireland, professor of Mathematics,
Latin and Greek at the Belfast Academy, came to
America, accepted the position of Principal of New-
ton Academy, Shenandoah Valley, Va. He studied
medicine and graduated from the University of Penn-
sylvania, and removed to Harper's Perry, W. Va.,
where he practiced his profession until his death in
1882. He married Lydia Ingraham, daughter of
Captain John H. Hall and Statira Preble, whose
ancestor, Abraham Preble, of Kent, England,
settled at Scituate, Plymouth Colony, in 1636.
Creoles of St. Louis. 33
123. Paul Marmion, born at Norfolk, Ya.,
Nov. 8, 1886.
124. Robert Marmion, born at Norfolk, Ya.,
Apr. 20, 1891.
Genevieve Paul. 122. Born in St. Louis,
removed with her parents to Washington, D. C.
Married at Norfolk, Ya., Oct. 16, 1889, Lieut. Harry
II. Hosley,U. S. N., midshipman U. S. Navy 1871,
graduated 1875, ensign 1876, lieutenant 1884.
125. Genevieve L. Hosley, born at Pockville,
Md., Aug. 16, 1890.
Edmond "Washington Paul. 93. Born in St.
Louis, Feb. 22, 1816, died there June 27, 1880.
He was for many years engaged in mercantile pur-
suits, which he finally relinquished to engage in the
real estate and brokerage business. He was
captain of Company B, St. Louis battalion, in the
Mexican war. He married, in 1836, Amelie de St.
Yrain, born in St. Louis, in 1818, and died there
Oct. 1, 1892, daughter of Charles and Eulalie
Bouis de St. Yrain.*
• Pierre Charles de Hault, Marquis de Lassus et de Luzlere, Knight of the
Grand Cross of the Royal Order of St. Michael, with his wife Madame
Uomatile Josepha Dumont Danzin de Beaufort, of the ancient nobility
of France, was born iu the town of BeaumarilHainault, French Flanders.
He left there during the early part of the French revolution, arriving
iu New Orleans about 1791, and removed to St. Genevieve. Their
children were, Charles de Hault de Lassus, a colonel in the Spanish
service, and afterwards governor of Upper Louisiana, James Marcellius
C. ; Camilius de Lassus. The father was appointed a civil magistrate,
which position he retained until the traosfer iu 1804. Camilius de Las-
sus married, and his daughter, Odelle, mamed Sylvestre S. Pratte, who
•lied without issue; his widow then married Louis Valle, whose sons,
Leo and Paul, married and left large families. James Marcellius Ceran
'!e Lassus de St. Vrain was born at Buchaine in Hainault about 1770,
34 Creoles of >Sl. Louis.
126. Augustus Paul, born iu St. Louis in 1812,
died there unmarried in 18S2.
127. Charles Paul, born in St. Louis, April 2.
1844, was living there in 1893. In 1861
he was captain of the "Independents,''
a section of the "Broom Rangers," a
southern organization, and was at the
capture of Camp Jackson May 10, 1861.
He escaped by having been detailed, under
command of Basil Duke, one of twenty
picked men, to guard the bridges over the
Osage and Gasconade rivers, with orders
to burn them if the Federal troops were
ordered in that direction. From there he
went south and entered the Confederate
navy, serving on board the Ram Ar-
kansas ; when passing through the com-
bined Federal fleets, he was severely
and came to Louisiana with his father, and with him removed to St. Gene-
vieve. He had been in the French naval service prior to the revolution, and
for a time had command of a Spanish " Galliot " on the upper Mississippi
river. He was married April 30, 179G, to Marie Felicite, daughter of
Louis Chauvet Dubreuiel, of St. Louis, and died there June 12, 1818,
leaving sons, Domitill, Ceran, Felix, Savary and Charles de St. Vrain,
who married Eulalie Bouis, whose father, Antoine Vincent Bouis, Sr.,
was born in Genoa, Italy, about 1752, and, emigrating to St. Louis, mar-
ried In 1782 Marie Madelaine Robert, of Caroudelet, who was born in
1768, and died in July, 1834. He died April 23, 1812. Their children
were: Antoine Vincent, Jr., who married Celeste Vasques; Andre V.
married Angelique Noise, and secondly, Polly Roddy ; Pascall, born in 1789,
graduated at the U. S. Military Academy in 180C, and was killed in a
duel in 1812, leaving a widow and children; Francis V., married Helen
Croisette; Marie Therese, married Sir Richard Dillon, of Montreal,
Canada; Eulalie, married Charles de St. Vrain, whose daughter, Araelie.
married Edmond W. Paul; Julie Odelle, married Lucien Durnaine; Eliz-
abeth, married Samuel English.
Creoles of 67. Louis. 35
wounded in the head and thigh and
rendered incapable of further service, was
honorably discharged, and returned to
St. Louis several years after "the war.
12S. Medora Josephine Paul, married W. H.
Medora. Josephine Paul. 128. Born at Point
Coupee, La., Feb. M, 1847, was living in St. Louis in
1803. Married Wm. H. Chamberlain of Massachu-
setts. He served throughout the war in the U. S.
Vol. Service ; after the war he came to St. Louis, and
engaged in business.
129. Paul Chamberlain, born in St, Louis in
Amelie Catherine Paul. 94. Born in St. Louis,
June 14, 1819. Died in Peoria, 111., 1850. Married
Peter jST. Ham, a native of Winchester, Va., who
came to St. Louis at an early day, and engaged in
the banking business ; after retiring from the banking
business he owned and commanded a steamboat ply-
ing on the Mississippi river in the Xew Orleans trade.
Mr. Ham married secondly Lize Chauvin of St.
Louis ; she died, leaving two sons. He married
subsequently twice, and died near New Orleans,
130. Jules Ham, born in St. Louis. He was
a staff officer in the Confederate army,
was taken prisoner at the battle of Fort
Donaldson, returned to St. Louis on
parole, where he shortly afterwards died
of consumption caused by exposure.
131. Rene Ham, born in St. Louis, removed to
36 Creoles of S(. Louis.
Algiers, La., where he married and died,
leaving a widow and children.
132. William Ham, born in St. Louis, removed
south, where he married.
133. Annie Ham, born in St. Louis, married
in New Orleans to Mr. Clairteau of that
city, and where she was living in 1893, a
widow with several children.
Louisa Aglae Paul. 95. Born in St. Louis, June
14, 1819, died there in 1864 ; married twice ; her first
husband was Charles de Beauregard Dubreuil, son
•of Louis Chan vet Dubreuil, who was born in Ko-
chelle, France, in 1736 ; his father, Rene Chauvet
Dubreuil, of the ancient nobility of France, was an
attorney for the king, and married Marie Dagnon.
Louis Dubreuil came to St. Louis in 1765, and
married Sept. 10, 1772, Susanne, daughter of John
Santous and Subada Tu} r aret : he died July 19, 1794,
leaving nine children : Marie Felicite, married James
Ceran de St. "Vrain ; Antoine, removed to St. Gene-
vieve, where he married in 1S16, and left a large
family; Susanne, married Louis Tartaran de La
Baume ;* Celeste, married Charles Auguste Fre-
* Louis Tartaran de LaBaume, of the French nobility, was born in Lau-
guedoc, France, in 1 764, and married there, Adelaid du Temple. During
the revolution they came to St. Louis, where he died, leaving children:
Marie Louise born iu France, married in St. Louis to Albert Tisson ;
Pierre, Auguste, born iu France, married in St. Louis to Elizabeth McPher-
son; Theodore, died in France. Mr. LaBanme married secondly at
St. Louis, June 8, 1797, Susanne Dubreuil, their children: Louise A.
married in France; Theodore, married Elizabeth Hammon; Louis Tarta-
ran; Charles E., married Dora Shaw, Susanne, married Jonas Newman;
Engenia, married Peter E. Blow; Alexander, married in France.
Creoles of St. Louis. 37
mon ;* Louis Ceran, removed to Baton Rouge, La.,
where he married and left two sons, Louis and
Charles; Charles, married Louisa Paul; Elinore,
married William Sharpe ; Clarise, married Edward
Hempstead, first delegate to Congress from Missouri ;
Constance, married Paul Ligueste Chouteau.
134. Eulalie Dubreuil, married A. Farley;
secondly, J. Enemos.
Eulalie Dubreuil. 131. Born in St. Louis, died
in Texas in 1872. Married twice ; her second hus-
band was John Enemos, one of the editors of the
New Orleans " Picayune." Her first husband was
Augustus Farley, whom she married in St. Louis,
and who died in Texas.
135. Charles Farley, married and living in
Texas in 1893.
136. Louisa Farley, married James Gorman.
137. James Farley, married and living in Texas
Louisa Farley. 136. Born in Texas, living at
Dallas in 1893. Married James Gorman of that
138. James Gorman.
139. Eulalie Gorman.
140. Joseph Gorman.
141. Thomas Gorman.
♦ Augustus Fremon de Lauriere, Lord of da Buffay and des Crois, of
Nantes, France, came to St. Louis about 1796, and engaged in business;
he married May 21, 1799, Josephine Celeste, daughter of Louis Chauvet
Dubreuil; their children: Loraiue, married G. V. Bright of Lexington,
Ky.; Celeste, married E. M. Duvall of Cincinnati; Ozite, married Lucius
Phipps; DuBuffay, married bis cousin Zeliua Dubreuil; their children
were: Rosa, William and Stella; Ch;irles, married Celeste Dubreuil;
Leon aud William died unmarried.
38 Creoles of St. Louis.
Louisa A. Paul. 95. Married secondly, George
Gosnell, who was born in Virginia, and died in St.
Lonis. He was a member of the colonial family of
that name, and a descendant of the great navigator,
Gosnell, who is mentioned in the early records of the
Virginia colony, and whose descendents are to be
found in Maryland and Virginia.
142. George Gosnell, born in St. Lonis in
1850, living in the northwest in 1893.
143. Tullia Gosnell, born in St. Lonis in 1851,
was living in Louisville, Ky., in 1893 ;
married Edward Bullitt of Louisville, a
descendant of Captain William Bullitt,
the pioneer of Kentucky.
Tullia Clemexcia Paul. 96. Born in St.
Louis, Dec. 11, 1821, living there in 1893. Mar-
ried May 5, 1812, Frederick Williams Beckwith
who was born in Shepardsville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1813.
He studied for the Methodist ministry, but owing to
throat troubles, relinquished his studies and came
to St. Louis in 1840, where he engaged in busi-
ness, and died there Dec. 30, 1854. Son of John
Williams Beckwith, a planter of Maryland, lineal
descendant of George Beckwith, who in 1648 emi-
grated to Maryland from Yorkshire, England. His
pedigree is traced to 'the X orman Conquest of En-
gland. John W. Beckwith married Mary Floyd
Smith, sister of Major Thomas Floyd Smith who
married Emilie, third daughter of Col. August
Chouteau; daughter of Thomas Smith, of Va.,
whose brother, Judge William Smith, was U. S.
Senator from Alabama in 1816. Her mother,
Creoles of Si. Louis. 39
Jibigail Floyd Smith, was sister of Col. John Floyd,
the pioneer statesman and soldier of Kentucky,
whose son and grandson were governors of Vir-
ginia. Her grandmother, Abigail Davis, wife of
William Floyd of Accomac Comity, Ya., was
hister of Samuel Davis, grandfather of Jefferson
Davis, president of the Southern Confederacy.
The children of John W. and Mary Floyd Smith
Beckwith were: Mary, married James Bucklin,
son of the first mayor of Louisville ; Minerva,
married Alfred Bullitt, of Bullitt County, Ky. ;
Frederick TV"., married Tullia, C. Paul, Basil,
144. Frederick Williams Beckwith, married
145. Minerva Eulalie Beckwith, born in St.
Louis, Dec. 29, 1S45, died there in 1872;
married William L. Hull, of St. Louis.
146. Mary Amelie Beckwith, born Sept. 21,
1846, died in 1852.
147. Paul Edmond Beckwith.
Frederick Williams Beckwith. 144. Born in
St. Louis, Mch. 22, 1842. Student of the St. Louis
University and Bardstown College. In 1861 was a
member of the southern organization, known as the
"Broom Bangers, " for which he was banished from
the State, by the Federal authorities, under penalty
of imprisonment should he return. One of the
coldest nights, during the winter of 1862-3, he rode
horseback, in disguise, from Alton, 111., to St.
Louis, returning to Alton before daylight, caught
cold and died from the effect, Jan. 26,^1863. He
40 Creoles of St. Louis.
married Alice, daughter of Dr. Samuels, of St.
Louis. She married again and removed to Texas,
where she died.
148. Fredericka Beckwith, died young.
Paul Edmoxd Beckwith, 147. Born in St.
Louis, Sept. 22, 1818. Student of Bardstown col-
lege, St. Louis University and the University of
Bonn, Prussia. He served, in 1866-7, in the "Pon-
tifical Zouaves." U. S. Indian agent in 1875. He
followed his profession of mining engineer in
Colorado up to 1S86, when he entered the civil
service of the U. S. government. He married in
1872, and had the following children :
149. Paul Beckwith, Jr., died young.
150. Hattie Eulalie Beckwith, born Oct. 15,
151. Aimee Beckwith, born Kov. 5, 1876.
152. Chord Beckwith, died young.
Louise Chouteau. 8. Born in St. Louis in 1799.
Died there Oct. 24, 1832. Married Mch. 30, 1817,
Gabriel Paul, born at Cape Francais, Island of San
Domingo, in 1777. Was sent in early youth to Paris
to complete his education. He came to Philadelphia
at an early day and removed to St. Louis in 1817. He
was a " Chevalier" of one of the military orders of
France, a gentleman of culture and commanding
presence, an artist and musician of merit. Son of
Eustache and Marie Anne Scolastique Masse Paul,
of San Domingo, whose children were, Gabriel, mar-
ried Louise Chouteau ; Sophie, married T. F. Gen-
erelly ; Penc, married Eulalie Chouteau ; Aglac,
married Edward Coursault.
Creoles of St. Louis. 41
153. Estelle Felicite Paul, married R. W.
154. Adolph Paul, married Mary Reel, secondly,
155. Theresa Louise Paul, married George P.
Estelle Felicite Paul. 153. Born in St. Louis,
July 21, 1821, died there in 1883. Married May 23,
1843, Richard W. Ulrici, who died Aug. 23, 18S6.
Son of Waldemar Ulrici, who, with his wife, came
from Germany and settled in- St. Louis, at an early
day, where he engaged in business as a wine mer-
chant. His children were, Richard "W., who married
Estelle Paul ; Reinard, who married Julia Lane ;
Robert, married in Havana; Rudolph, married
Jacqueline, sister of Peter 1ST. Ham; Meinard;
Helena, married Mr. Dryer.
156. Bertha Ulrici, died young.
Adollti Paul. 151. Born in St. Louis, Jan. 29,
1824. Died there Mch., 1882. He married, first,
Jan. 24, 1855, Mary, daughter of John TV. Reel
and Eugenia Saugrain, who was a daughter of Dr.
157. Adolph Paul, Jr., living in Chicago in
Adolph Paul. 154. Married secondly, Virginia
Menkins. Her mother was a daughter of Peter
and Mary La Rue Prim, and a sister of Judge
Wilson Prim, one of the best criminal lawyers that
ever practiced at the St. Louis bar. He married
twice; first, Amelie, and secondly her sister,
42 Creoles of St. Louis.
Marguerete Cmion, who was living in Chicago, a
widow, in 1893.
158. Virginia Paul, living in Chicago in 1893.
Theresa Paul. 155. Born in St. Louis, Mch. 18,
1829, died there in 1873. Married Aug. 9, 1816,
George R. Taylor, who was born in Alexandria,
Va., ^N"ov. 11, 1818, and died in St. Louis, April
6, 1880. Graduate of the law school of Charlottes-
ville, Va., practiced law in Alexandria for several
years. He removed to St. Louis and formed a part-
nership with Judge Wilson Prim. Mr. Taylor was
prominently identified with the building interests of
St. Louis, and was for many years president of the
Mo. Pacific R. R. Co. He was a gentleman of
courtly manners, and was proud of his English
ancestry, claiming relationship with the Marlborough
and other prominent families of England.
159. Adolph Taylor, living in St. Louis in
160. Laura Taylor, married Albin Mellier.
161. Ida Reba Taylor, married her cousin, S.-
162. Therese Taylor, living in St. Louis in
163. Louisa Taylor, entered the convent of the
Sacred Heart, became a religieuse, and
died in 1881.
161. Agnes Taylor, entered the convent of the
Sacred Heart, became a religieuse, and
died in 1886.
165. George R. Taylor, Jr.
166. Walter Cerre Taylor, born in St. Louis,
Creoles of St. Louis. 43
married June 15, 1892, Martha Kells
Lowman, niece of Samuel Cupples of
Laura Taylor. 160. Born in St. Louis, Xov.
24, 1852, living there in [1893. Married Oct. 29,
1873, Albin Mellier, who was born Sept. 15, 1850,
in Faj-ette County, Penn. Educated at Princeton
College, K". J. He entered mercantile life in
St. Louis, where, in 1893, was president of the
Mellier Drug Co. He was a grandson of Amadee
Auguste Mellier, a native of France, who married
Miss Yverdon of Switzerland ; they had three chil-
dren, Amadee, Jr., born in France and came to
America with his parents in 1830, and settled near
Baltimore, Maryland ; they afterwards removed to
Fayette County, Penn,, where he purchased the old
Gallatin homestead, and came to St. Louis about
1846, where he was associated with the Collier
White Lead Co. for several years, and established
the wholesale drug house of Richardson, Mellier &
Co. He married Christine Haverstock of Phila-
delphia, and died in St. Louis, Dec. 19, 1889.
167. Ida Mellier, born June 15, 1875.
168. Pebecea Mellier, born Jan. 30, 1876.
169. Adele Mellier, born Sept, 17, 1878. '
170. Duncan Mellier, born Sept. 5, 1881.
171. Taylor Mellier, born Dec. 17, 1883.
172. Lina May Mellier, born April 15, 1885.
173. Margaret Mellier, born Xov. 17, 1887.
Emilie Chouteau. 9. Born in St. Louis, April
14, 1802; died at Cincinnati, Ohio, June 5, 1843;
married iSTov. 4, 1825, Major Thomas Floyd Smith.
44 Creoles of Si. Louis.
He was born in Fincastle Count} 7 , Va., 1784, and
died near St. Louis, Dec. 1843. Major Smith was
appointed ensign of Rifles in 1813, 3rd Lieut, in 1813,
2d Lieut, in 1814. He particularly distinguished
himself in the Indian wars, and at the engagements of
Stone} 7 and Seconda Creeks. He was adjutant to Gen-
eral Gaines, and led the storming party in the attack
on Fort Erie, participating in the night attack on the
English flotilla. He was promoted captain in 1819,
and was transferred to the first regiment of infantry
in 1821. He served in the Black Hawk war, and
was breveted major for ten years' faithful service.
He resigned from the army Oct. 30, 1837, returning
to St. Louis. His father, Thomas Smith, was born
in Virginia, and killed in 1786 by the Indians at the
storming of Brashears Fort, near Bear Grass Creek,
Ky. He married Abigail, daughter of William and
Abigail Davis Floyd, sister of Col. John Floyd, the
pioneer statesman and soldier of Kentucky.
174. Azzelda Smith, died young.
175. Mary Smith, died young.
176. Louis Chouteau Smith, born at Baton
Rouge, La., in 1829, living in St. Louis
in 1893. He married his cousin, Mary,
daughter of Alfred and Minerva Beck-
with Bullitt. Alfred Bullitt was grand-
son of Capt. William Bullitt, pioneer of
Kentucky, who had two sons, William
and Cuthbert. Cuthbert married Ann
Neville and had children, Allied jST.
married Minerva Beckwith ; Ann Aman-
thus, married G. W. Weisinger; Will-
Creoles of St. Louis. 45
iam, married Virginia Anderson ; Ann
E., married Albion Stoddard ; Caroline,
married Dr. Tom Wilson. William Bul-
litt had several daughters, one married
General Atkinson, U. S. A., and sec-
ondly Major Steward, U. S. A. ; Dianna,
married Gen. Phil. Kearney, U. S. A.
Another daughter married Count de
Kanzo, of Sweden.
177. Thomas Floyd Smith , Jr. , married Blanche
178. Philomina Smith, married Charles T.
Lamed, U. S. A.
Thomas Floyd Smith, Jr. 177. Born Sept. 30,
1832, at the military post near Little Pock, Ark.,
and died in Kentucky in 1888. He was appointed
Lieut, in 8th, Reg. U. S. Infantry in 1855, and re-
signed in 1858. He was captain of the Washington
Guards of St. Louis, and was with General Frost in
the campaign against the Kansians in 1861, was ad-
jutant of his regiment at Camp Jackson, but escaped
capture. He took no further part in the war but
returned to Pewee Valley, Ky., wdiere he had prop-
erty, and where he died. Married Blanche, daughter
of George W. and Amanthus Bullitt Weisinger, of
179. Lelia Smith.
180. Amanthus Smith, married Carl Yung-
bluth, a native of Germany, who, in
1893, was engaged in the manufac-
turing business at Louisville, Ky.
181. George Smith.
46 Creoles of St. Louis.
182. Thomas Smith.
183. Nannie Smith.
Piiilomexa Smith. 178. Born. Xov. 24, 1836,
living in New Jersey in 1893. Married Col. Charles
T. Larned, Paymaster U. S. Army, born in Michi-
gan, was appointed Paymaster in the army, in 1S61.
Major, Aug. 30, 1861. Brvt. Lieut.-Col. Mch. 13,
1868, for faithful and meritorious sen-ices during the
war. Died at Washington City. He was son of
Benjamin F. Larned, who was born in Massachu-
setts, appointed ensign U. S. Army in 1813, and
died Sept. 6, 1862, with rank of Colonel Paymaster
General U. S. Army, he was breveted Capt. Aug.
5, 1811, for gallant conduct at the defense of Fort
184. William Larned, in 1893, was editor of
the " Spectator, • , a local newspaper, and
was for several years dramatic editor
of the " St. Louis Republic."
185. Chouteau Larned.
186. Grace Larned.
187. Madeline Larned.
188. May Larned, widow of Dr. Nutthal, of
189. Dee Larned.
190. Genevieve Larned.
191. Gertrude Larned.
192. Blanche Larned.
Marie Tilereze Bourgeois Chouteau. 1. Mar-
ried secondly Pierre Liguest de Laclede, and came to
St. Louis, in the spring of 1761, where she died, Aug.
14, 181-4, in the eighty- first year of her age, " respect-
Creoles of St. Louis. 47
ed by all, her remains were consigned to the earth with
all the ceremonies of the Catholic Church.'- Pierre
Lignest de Laclede, came of a noble family, members
of which are still to be found near Pan, France, came
to Louisiana in 1755, and entered commercial life
in $ew Orleans. In 1762, the firm of Maxent,
Laclede & Co., were given the exclusive privilege of
trading with the Indians of the northwest, and in the
same year, Mr. Laclede, accompanied by Auguste
Chouteau, came up to Fort Chartres, in the interests
of the firm. The treaty of 1763 put an end to the
privilege, and Mr. Laclede, purchasing the interest
of his partners, left Fort Chartres, and on the west
bank of the river selected a spot, then an unbroken
wilderness, for his future village. For the next few
years Mr. Laclede was engaged in building up the
new settlement. The winter of 1777-8 he passed
in !New Orleans, and died, when en route to St.
Louis, June 20, 1778. His remains were buried at
the mouth of the Arkansas, on the banks of the
193. Pierre Chouteau, married Pelagie Kieser-
ean, secondly, Brigite Saucier.
194. Victoire Chouteau, married Charles Gra-
195. Pelagie Chouteau, married Sylvestre La-
196. Marie Louise Chouteau, married Marie
Joseph Pap in.
Pierre Chouteau, 193. Born in New Orleans,
Oct. 10, 1758, came to St. Louis with his parents
Sept., 1761. His earliest manhood was devoted
48 Creoles of St. Louis.
to the Indian fur trade, in which he laid the found-
ation of his fortune. His trading post was at the
mouth of the Osage river; his trade was chiefly with
the Osage, Pawnees, Kiowas and the neighboring
tribes. Some years after the trausfer in 1801, Mr.
Chouteau, then about fifty years of age, retired from
the Indian trade, and devoted his energies to the
care and superintendence of his large estate. He
was appointed major of the St. Louis battalion of
militia, and died July 10, 1819. He married twice.
His first wife was Pelagie Kiesereau, whom he mar-
ried July 26, 1783, born in St. Louis, 1767, and
died there Feb. 9, 1793. Her grandfather, Gregory
Kiesereau, was born at Port Louis, Brittany,
France, and there married, in 1720, Gillette Lebourg ;
they emigrated to Cahokia, where they were living
in 1740. Their only son, Rene, called " Renard,"
was born in France in 1723, and married Marie M.
Robillard, who died in St. Louis, Dec. 15, 1783,
and had children, Gregory, born at Fort Chartres in
1753, married Magdaline St. Francois in 1771, and
left numerous children ; Paul, born in !N"ew Orleans,
married in St. Louis, May 10, 1766, Marie Joseph
Tayon j* Marie, married Antoine Desherts.
* Joseph Michael Tayon, born in Cauada, in 1750, came to St. Louis
in 1764, and died there in 1804; he married, in Canada in 1728, Marie
Bossit, she died in St. Louis in 1797. lie was a man of influence in the
village, aud for many years was syndic or overseer of the village. Their
children were, Marie Louise, married Jacques Chauvin; Marie Josepha,
married Pascall Gregory Kiesereau, May 10th, 1766; their daughter
married Pierre Chouteau; Marie Anne, married Etienne Daigle; Joseph,
married Marie Berger; Charles, Lieut, of militia and first commandant
of St. Charles, married Celeste Deschamp; Francis, married Pelagie
Chauvin; Helene, married Louis Chevalier.
Creoles of St. Louis. 49
197. August Pierre Chouteau, married Sophie
Lab a die.
198. Pierre " Cadet" Chouteau, married Emilie
199. Paul Ligucst Chouteau, married first
Constance Dubreuil, secondly Aurora
200. Pelagic Chouteau, married Bartholomew
Pierre Chouteau, Sr. 193. Married secondly
Feb. 14, 1791, Brigite Saucier, born at St. Philips,
Territory of Illinois, daughter of Captain Saucier,
a retired officer of the French army. She died at
St. Louis, May 18, 1829.
201. Francis Gesseau Chouteau, married Ber-
203. Cyprien Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
Oct. 1, 1802, died Feb. 1, 1879. He
was employed by the Chouteau-Sarpy
Fur Co. at their trading post and lived
among the Indians for many years. He
married and his descendants are living in
201. Pharamond Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
Aug. 18, 1806, died May 28, 1831.
205. Charles B. Chouteau, born Feb. 2, 1808,
died in St. Louis, 1884.
206. Frederick Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
Oct. 16, 1809. He was in the employ
of the Chouteau-Sarpy Fur Co. in the In-
dian country. He married and his descen-
dants are living in Missouri and Kansas.
50 Creoles of St. Louis.
Augusts Pierre Chouteau. 197. Born in St.
Louis, May 9, 17S6, died at Fort Gibson, Ark. He
was appointed to the IT. S. Military Academy in 1804,
Ensign 1st Reg. Inf. U. S. Army, in 1806; resigned
in 1809. He returned to St. Louis, where he
entered the employ of the American Fur Company.
He married Feb. 15, 1809, his cousin Sophie,
daughter of Sylvestre Labadie.
207. Augustine Chouteau, died unmarried.
208. Emilie Sophie Chouteau, married Nicola
209. Susanne Chouteau, married L. K. Cor-
210. Marie Antoinette Chouteau, married P. J.
211. Pierre Sylvestre Chouteau, married Louise
212. Virginie Chouteau, married John G.
Emilie Sophie Chouteau. 208. Born in St.
Louis, Sept. 14, 1813, died there Mch. 20, 1874.
Married Oct., 183G, XieolaJDe Menil, who was born
in Foug, France, Oct. 7, 1812, and came to St.
Louis, June 28, 1838, where he engaged in the
drug business. He was a practicing physician
for many years and died in St. Louis, July 9,
213. Emilie De Menil, died young.
214. Alexander M. De Menil.
Alexander M. De Menil. 214. Born in St.
Louis, Mch. 23, 1849. Graduated from the Chris-
tian Brothers Academy in 18G9, received the M. A.
Creoles of S(. Louis. 51
degree in 1871, and in the same year, the degree of
LL.D. was conferred upon him by the Washing-
ton University. He studied law and was admitted
to the bar, and practiced for ten years, when he
relinquished his profession. In 1877 he was elected
to the house of delegates. In 1879, elected to the
city council, signally distinguishing himself in both
offices. He has been a valued contributor to the
eastern periodicals,' and has been connected with
^ The Home Journal," "The Hornet" and the St.
Louis magazines. Mr. De Menil was one of four
candidates for the mayoralty of St. Louis, Mch.
1893, and received the second highest vote of the
democratic convention. He married twice.
215. Henry ]STicola De Menil.
216. George H. De Menil.
Susaxxe Chouteau. 209. Born in St. Louis, in
1815, died in 1879. Married Louis K. Cortanbert,
who was born in Paris, France, of an eminent French
family, many of whom are scientific men of promi-
nence. He came to St. Louis in 18-10, and was
appointed to a position in the city government,
retiring from this, he entered into commercial life,
and died shortly after the death of his wife.
217. Louise Cortanbert, married J. F. Mc-
Louise Cortanbert. 217. Born in St. Louis,
died there in 1892. Married Oct. 1G, 1867, John
F. McDermott, who was born in Glensfall, jKL Y.,
Dec. 10, 1834, and came to St. Louis in 1852. In
1893 was living in St. Louis, engaged in mercantile
52 Creoles of St. Louis.
218. John McDermott, born Oct. 6, 1868, ad-
mitted to the bar, and in 1893 was
practicing his profession in St. Louis.
219. Phillipp A. McDermott, born in St. Louis,
Jan. 19, 1870.
220. Emily S. McDermott, born Sept. 9, 1872.
221. Louis P. McDermott, born May 10, 1876.
222. Marie L. McDermott, born Mch. 3, 1885.
Marie ''Manette'' Chouteau. 210. Born in
St. Louis, in 1816, died there. Married Pingrose
J. Watson, one of several brothers, who came to St.
Louis at an early day and engaged in business.
223. Sophie Watson, married F. J. Capitain.
Sophie Watson. 223. Born in St. Louis, was
living in Los Angeles, Gal., in 1893. Married
Francis J. Capitain, who was born in Germany, and
came to St. Louis, in 1864, where he engaged in
business, and was living there in 1S93.
224. Manette Capitain, born in St. Louis, in
225. Pingrose Capitain.
226. Isabelle Capitain, born in 1876.
227. Chouteau Capitain.
Pierre Sylyestre Chouteau. 211. Bom in St.
Louis, in 1819, died there in 1886. He was for
many years connected with the city government,
and owing to ill health retired from all active pur-
suits. He married in 1846, Louisa, daughter of
Eugenio Alvarez, who was born in Madrid, Spain,
and came to St. Louis with Captain Piernas, of the
Spanish army, in 1770, at the time of the transfer
of Upper Louisiana to the Spanish government.
Creoles of St. Louis. 53
He was for many years the king of Spain's military
store-keeper, and married in 1782 Josepha Crebean ;
their children were, Manuel Auguste, married
Brigite LaTreve ; Eugene, married Francis Creley.
228. Sophie Chouteau, married Dr. Loring, U.
229. William G. Chouteau, born in St. Louis,
May 25, 1853 ; in 1893 was in the employ
of the city government. Married Men.
19, 1883, Elizabeth Music of Fleurisant,
born there Aug. 25, 1863 ; daughter of
Odine Music and Virginia Alvarez ; they
were living in Carondelet in 1893 .
230. Auguste Chouteau, M. D. He was prac-
ticing his profession in Dodge City,
Kansas, In 1893 ; unmarrried.
Sophie Chouteau. 228. Born in St. Louis ; was
living in San Diego, Cala., in 1S93 ; married
Leonard Y. Loring, Surgeon U. S. A. Born in
Missouri; First Lieut., Ass't-Surgeon, U. S. A.
May 14, 1867; Captain Ass't-Surgeon, U. S. A.
May 11, 1870. Dr. Loring retired from the army
with rank of major, and was living in San Diego,
Cala., in 1893. Son of Charles E. Loring, who was
born in Bourbon County, Ky., in 1812, and came to
St. Louis in 1S30, where he was prominent in mu-
nicipal affairs. He married May Young, who was
born in Lexington, Ky., in 1816, and came with her
father to St. Louis, where he purchased a large
estate, having brought with him many slaves and
| thoroughbred cattle. They had the following chil-
dren, Sidnia, married Mr. Grummon * Hon. James
54 Creoles of St. Louis.
M., married Albcrtine Gleeker ; Leonard Y., married
231. Chouteau Loring, Cadet U. S. Military
Academy in 1893.
232. Adelaiede Loring, born in St. Louis, in
1878, was living, in 1893, in San Diego ;
Virginia Chouteau. 212. Born in St. Louis,
Feb. 8, 1826, was living there in 1893; married June
4, 18-16, John G. Priest, who was born in Boston,
Mass., July 16, 1825, and came to St. Louis in
1841, where he was a pioneer in the real es-
tate business, in which he was still engaged in
233. Augustus Priest, married Mollie McCar-
234. Thomas H. Priest, married Ida Kelly.
235. Anne M. Priest.
236. Mark Priest, married Elizabeth Markley.
237. Warren G. Priest, graduate of the St.
Louis Medical College, was the City
Dispensary Physician in 1893.
238. Virginia Priest.
239. John G. Priest, Jr.
Augustus Priest. 233. Born in St. Louis, Nov.
3 18-47 the night the city was first illuminated with
gas. He graduated from the Leafland College of
New York in civil engineering, which profession he
followed for a short time, and then engaged in
Architecture, which he relinquished to enter the em-
ploy of the city government. He married in 1875
Mollie McCarthy, who died in 1877.
Creoles of St. Louis. 55
240. Corwin Priest, graduate of the Leafland
College, and was living in St. Louis in
Thomas H. Priest. 234. Born and died in St.
Louis. He married Ida Kelly of ]^ew York ; she mar-
ried again, and in 1893 was living in Boston, Mass.
241. Chouteau Priest, living in Boston in 1893.
Mark Priest. 236. Born in St. Louis, was living
therein 1893. Treasurer of the Hagan Theater As-
sociation, he married Elizabeth Markley of St.
242. Mark Priest, Jr.
Pierre " Cadet" Chouteau. 198. Born in St.
Louis, Jan. 19, 1789. In 1806 he accompanied
Julius Dubuque up the Mississippi river to the
present site of the Dubuque lead mines, returning
in 1808 ; in 1809 with his father visited the various
Indian tribes of the upper Missouri river, returning
November of the same year. In 1813 he entered
into partnership with Bartholomew Berthold ; their
store was in the first brick building built west of the
Mississippi river, where they continued in business
until the death of Mr. Berthold in 1831. In 1820,
Mr. Chouteau was elected, by the county, a member
of the committee that framed the Constitution of
the State of Missouri ; about this time the firm of
Chouteau & Berthold engaged in the fur trade, in
which Mr. Chouteau continued until his death, Oct.
6, 1865. He married June 15, 1818, his cousin,
Emilie, daughter of Charles and Victoire Chouteau
Gratiot. She was born in St. Louis Oct. 30, 1792.
243. Emilie Chouteau, married John F. Sanford.
56 Creoles of St. Louis.
244. Julie Chouteau, married William Maffit,
U. S. A.
245. Pierre Chouteau, born Dec. 5, 1817, died
246. Charles Pierre Chouteau, married Julia A.
247. Benjamin Chouteau, born Aug. 17, 1822,
Emilie Chouteau. 243. Born in St. Louis, Feb.
3, 1814, and died there in 1835. Married in 1832
Major John F. Sanl'ord, who was born in Winchester,
Va., of English ancestry. lie was appointed U. S.
Indian Agent in 1832, at which time he came to St.
Louis ; in 1836 he removed to Xew York City, as
representative of the American Fur Company. Mr.
Sanford was the originator of the Ills. Central P. P.
Co. He married secondly, Isabella, daughter of
Thomas C. Davis of New York, and died there May
4, 1857, leaving two children, by his second mar-
riage, John A. Sanford, and Emily, who married the
Count Sala, who was for several years minister from
France to the United States.
248. Benjamin Chouteau Sanford, married
Benjamin Chouteau Sanford. 248. Born in
St. Louis, May 16, 1831, was living there in 1893,
after a residence in New York City of many years;
he married May 4, 1858, his cousin, Louisa Berthold,
daughter of Pierre Alexander and Virginia Maclot
Berthold. She was living in St. Louis in 1893.
249. Pierre Chouteau Sanford, married Imo-
Creoles of /St. Louis. 57
250. Virginia Sanford, bom in New York
City, Jan. 23, 1873.
251. Irene Sanford, born in Xew York City,
May 11, 1878*
252. Benjamin Chouteau Sanford, Jr., born in
•New York City, Oct. 6, 18S0.
Pierre Chouteau Sastoed. 249. Born in St.
Louis, Mch. 9, 1858, living in St. Louis in 1893.
He married Imogene Hull of New Haven.
253. Helen Sanford.
25£. Louise Sanford.
255. Zelina Sanford.
256. Frank Sanford.
Julie Chouteau. 211. Born in St. Louis, Feb.
28, 1816, was living, a widow, in St. Louis in 1893.
Married in New York City in 1812, Dr. William
Maffitt of the U. S. Army, born in Virginia ; was ap-
pointed surgeon in U. S. A. Jan. 1, 1836 ; resigned
Oct. 31, 1813, and died in St. Louis Oct. 1863.
257. Pierre Chouteau Maffitt, married May
258. William C. Maffitt, living in St. Louis in
259. Emilie Maffitt, living in St. Louis in
1893 ; unmarried.
260. Chas. C. Maffitt. He was living in St.
Louis in 1893. Prominent in Democratic
circles; director in the St. Louis Mech.
and Agri. Assotiation ; director of the
Laclede Bank ; and prominent in other
mercantile and commercial institutions of
the city ; unmarried.
58 Creoles of St. Louis.
261. Julia Maffitt, married Edward Walsh.
262. Nancy Maffitt, married Charles C. Bates.
Pierre Chouteau Mafeitt. 257. Living in St.
Louis in 1893. Prominently connected with the busi-
ness interests of the city. He married May Skinker
of St. Louis.
263. William Maffitt, born in St. Louis in 1871.
264. May Maffitt, born in St. Louis in 1874,
and died there in 1891.
265. Thomas Maffitt, born in St. Louis in 1877.
266. Julia Maffitt, born in St. Louis in 1882.
Julia Maffitt. 261. Born in St. Louis, was liv-
ing there in 1893. Married Edward Walsh of St.
Louis, son of Edward and Isabella Demun Walsh.
Mr. Walsh was a prominent business man, connected
with many of the important business enterprises
of the city, and was living there in 1893.
.267. Edward Walsh.
Nancy Maffitt. 262. Born in St. Louis, was
living there in 1893. Married Charles C. Bates of
268. Maffitt Bates.
Charles Pierre Chouteau. 246. Born in St.
Louis, Dec. 2, 1819, living there in 1893. Mr. Chou-
teau graduated in 1837 from the civil and military
institute of the Peugnet Bros, in New York City ;
returning to St. Louis he represented his father's
interests, in the firm of Chouteau & Mackerness
from 1838 to '41 ; he was then sent to London to rep-
resent his father in various business matters of great
financial magnitude. He displayed great business
tact and energy. Returning to St. Louis in 1845 he
Creoles of St. Louis. 59
became one of the leading and most influential busi-
ness men of the city, representing* many business
enterprises of great importance and financial worth,
and in almost all the large business ventures Mr.
Chouteau has been, if not the leader, at least inter-
ested. He married Nov. 7, 1845, his cousin, Julia
Anne, daughter of Charles and Julia Anne Belin
Gratiot, who was born in St. Louis, Sept. 24, 1824,
and was living there in 1893.
269. Emilie Chouteau, born in St. Louis, Oct.
1, 1846, married John Henshaw of ]STew
Orleans, where they were living in 1893.
270. Pierre Chouteau, married Lucile M. Chau-
271. Nannie Chouteau, married Lieut. Johnson,
U. S. A.
272., Henry Chouteau, born Oct. 12, 1857.
273. Marie Chouteau, born in St. Louis, Feb.
18, 1873, was living there in 1893 ; un-
Pierre Chouteau. 270. Born in St. Louis, July
30, 1849 ; graduated at Seeton Hall, New Jersey ;
returning to St. Louis entered into business. Mr.
Chouteau was living there in 1893. Following in
the footsteps of his father, he has been identified
with all the prominent business enterprises of the
city, and is considered one of the most energetic and
influential business men of St. Louis. He married
Lucille Manette, daughter of Robert Chauvin, of St.
274. Lucille Manette Chouteau.
Nannie Chouteau. 271. Born in St. Louis, was
60 Creoles of St. Louis.
living near Indianapolis in 1893. Married Lieut.
David D. Johnson, IT. S. Arm}'. He was appointed
to the U. S. Military Academy July 1, 1864; 2d
Lieut. 5th Art. June 15, 1868 ; 1st Lieut. Oct. 7,
1871. He was stationed near Indianapolis in 1893, in
charge of the State Military School of Indiana.
275. Violet Johnson.
276. Charles Chouteau Johnson.
Paul Liguest Chouteau. 199. Born in St.
Louis, Oct. 30, 1792, died Oct. 16, 1851. He was
engaged in the fur trade, and passed most of his
active life among the Indians. His second wife was
Aurora Hay, daughter of John Hay of Belleville,
Illinois. She died ]STov. 3, 1830. His first wife was
Constance Duhreuil, whom he married Feb. 11,
1813. She was born in St. Louis in 1797, and died
there June 8, 1821. They had the following chil-
277. Alexandre Liguest Chouteau, born Feb.
278. Auguste Liguest Chouteau, married Eliz-
279. Charles Liguest Chouteau, born Aug. 19,
280. Cyprien Liguest Chouteau, born Sept. 31,
281. Charles Louis Chouteau, born Mch., 1819'.
Auguste Liguest Chouteau. 278. Born in St.
Louis, April 22, 1815. He removed to Alton, 111.,
in early youth, where he engaged in business and
married there Elizabeth Bruner of that place. They
Creoles of St. Louis. 61
282. Mary Chouteau, married and was living in
Chicago in 1893.
283. Lillie Chouteau.
283. Amadee Chouteau.
284. Auguste L. Chouteau.
285. Julia Chouteau.
286. Louise Chouteau.
287. Blanche Chouteau.
Pelagie Chouteau. 200. Born in Louis, Oct.
7, 1790, died there May 24, 1875. Married, Jan.
10, 1811, Bartholomew Berthold, son of Alexandre
Berthold and Magdaline Beltramy, was born in
1780, near the city of Trent, in the Italian Tyrol.
He was an officer in the Italian army, was wounded
and taken prisoner by the French, at the battle of
Marengo, was placed on parole and made his way
to England, where, meeting General Willet, who
had fled from France on account of his opposition
to Napoleon, came over to this country with him.
Mr. Berthold came to Philadelphia, where, forming
a partnership with Col. Rene Paul, in 1808, re-
moved to St. Louis, where they entered into busi-
ness ; the partnership was dissolved in 1812, and Mr.
Berthold then entered into partnership with Auguste
Chouteau, in merchandising, until 1820, when they
embarked in the fur trade, which continued until
Mr. Berthold's death, April 20, 1831.
288. Pierre Alexandre Berthold, married Vir-
289. Auguste Berthold, born Feb. 6, 1814,
died unmarried in 1837.
62 Creoles of St. Louis.
290. Tulia Berthold, born Oct. 18, 1815, died
unmarried, in 1885.
291. Amedee Berthold, born Feb. 10, 1818,
died unmarried in 1886.
292. Clara Berthold, married William L.
293. Frederick Berthold, married Virginia
291:. Emilie Berthold, married Dr. Kennedy,
U. S. A. ; secondly, W. "Waggaman.
Pierre Alexandre Berthold. 288. Born in
St. Louis, Nov. 17, 1811, died there Nov., 1888.
He married Jan. 31, 1837, Virginia Elizabeth Mac-
lot, born July 23, 1801, and died Oct., 1892. She
was the daughter of John X. de Maclot de Coligny
and Marie Therese Gratiot. He left France during
the revolution and settled in this country. The
Coligny family were one of the ancient noble
families of France. Louis 16th, kino- f France,
tendered Maclot de Coligny a commission in the
army, when he was but 17 years of age. He had
two daughters, Louisa married Col. Thompson, U.
S. A., of Baltimore.
295. Louise Berthold, married her cousin,
Benjamin Chouteau Sanford.
296. Pelagic Berthold, married John A. Ladd.
297. Augustus Berthold, born in St. Louis, in
1843. Graduated at the St. Louis Uni-
versity, and engaged in the manufacture
• of medicines, in 1893 was in the real
Creoles of St. Louis. 63
298. Martha Berthold, living in St. Louis, in
1893 ; unmarried.
299. Bartholomew Berthold, married Yiola
Pelagie Berthold. 296. Born in St. Louis, in
1841, was living there in 1893. Married, Oct. 9,
1S67, John A. Ladd, who was born in St. Louis,
and was among the first to join the Confederate
army. He served throughout the war and returned
to St. Louis, where in 1893 he was the western
agent of the Lorillard Tobacco Company.
300. Pierre Berthold Ladd, born in St. Louis,
June 18, 1869.
Bartholomew Berthold. 299. Born in St.
Louis in 1851, was for several years in the employ
of the city government, died Jan. 12, 1893. He
married Jan. 7, 1883, Yiola Bipley, who was living
in St. Louis, a widow, in 1893.
301. Marie Louise Berthold.
302. Virginia Maclot Berthold.
Clara Berthold. 292. Born in St. Louis, April
12, 1891, living there, a widow, in 1893. Married
Feb 1, 1838, William L. Ewing, who was born at Mont
Clair, near Vincenes, Ind., Jan. 31, 1809, son of
Nathaniel and Mary Breading Ewing, who was a
member of the Indiana Territorial legislature and
had moved from Pennsylvania. William Ewing at
1 the age of twelve accompanied his brother-in-law,
Dr. "William Carr Lane, to St. Louis, where he
attended for several years the St. Louis University.
In 1839 he entered the wholesale grocery and com-
mission business ; he also owned several steamboats
64 Creoles of St. Louis.
plying oil the Mississippi river. He was elected
president of the Merchants ^National Bank, director
of the St. Louis Agri. and Mech. Association,
and was connected with other business enterprises
of importance. He died at Bailey Springs, Ala., Oct.
6, 1873, where he had gone on account of his health.
303. Augustus B. Ewing, married Mary Mac-
304. William L. Ewing, married May Fleming.
305. Frederick Ewing, married Jessie Valle.
306. Annie Ewing, married "W. C. Mitchell,
secondly, G. W. Kerr.
307. Clara Ewing, married William S. Taylor.
308. Pelagic Ewing, born in St. Louis, married
Charles F. Taylor, and was living in
Chicago, in 1893.
Augustus B. Ewixg. 303. Born in St. Louis,
in 1839. He was in the employ of the firm of
Ewing & Tesson, until his father's death, and then
represented his father's interests in the firm ; retiring
from mercantile pursuits he entered into mining, and
was interested in several of the great paying mines,
amassing a large fortune from his successful mining
operations. In 1893 was President of the Mer-
chants Bridge Co., Director in the Mississippi
Valley Trust Co., and St. Louis Agri. and Mech.
Association. He married in 1869 Mary MacCausland
of St. Louis. Her grandfather came to St. Louis at
an early day and was a prominent merchant.
309. Mark Ewing.
310. ]Nathanial Ewing.
311. Auguste Ewing.
Creoles of St. Louis. 65
312. Marie Ewing.
313. Clara Ewing.
314. Frederick Ewing.
315. Charles Ewing.
William L. Ewing. 304. Born in St. Louis,
Mch. 16, 1843; upon leaving school he entered his
father's business house, where he remained until his
father's death, in 1873; he then retired from active
business, devoting himself to the care of his estate
in St. Louis, and Mont Clair, near Vincenes, Ind.
In 1877 he was elected to the State Legislature,
and was elected speaker in 1881 ; he was elected
mayor of St. Louis, at the expiration of his second
term, he retired to his farm at Mont Clair, where he
was living in 1893. He married May Fleming of
316. William Ewing.
Frederick Ewing. 305. Born in St. Louis, was
living in Texas in 1893. After leaving school he
moved to Texas in 1878, where he purchased a ranch
and since then has been engaged in cattle raising.
He married Jessie Valle, daughter of Felix Yalle of
317. Yalle Ewing.
318. William Ewing.
319. Frederick Ewing.
Annie Ewing. 306. Born in St. Louis in 1839,
was living there in 1893 ; married secondly George
W. Kerr, who was living in St. Louis in 1893, her
first husband was William C. Mitchell, who died in
1880, leaving the following children.
320. Clara Pelagie Mitchell, born hi St. Louis,
<>6 Creoles of St. Louis.
living there in 1S93, married Malcolm
Macbeth, who was born in Spartansburg,
N. C July 11, 1S65. Son of James R.
and Agnes Pearson Macbeth ; he came
to St. Louis with his parents in 1867
and in 1893 was engaged in the real
321. May Mitchell.
Clara Ewixg. 307. Bom in St. Louis in 1856,
living at Snow Hill, Md., in 1893 ; married William S.
Taylor of Snow Hill, Maryland.
322. Louise Taylor.
323. William Ewing Taylor.
32L Victor Taylor.
325. Sidney Taylor.
326. George Taylor.
327. Alfred Taylor.
Frederick Berthold. 293. Born in St. Louis,
died there Oct. 3, 186S. He was for many years,
and up to the date of his death, associated with
William L. Ewing in the wholesale grocery and
commission business. He married April 15, 1847,
Virginia, daughter of John B. and Adele Cabanne
Sarpy, who afterwards married Armand Peugnet.
328. Amedee Berthold, died unmarried.
329. Clara Berthold.
330. Sarpy Berthold, married Anne C. Bernard.
331. Julia Berthold.
332. Virginia Berthold.
333. Lillie Berthold.
Sarpy Berthold. 330. Born in St. Louis, was
educated at the St. Louis University, and in 1893
Creoles of Si. Louis. 67
was engaged in the lumber business ; he married
Anne Caroline Bernard, granddaughter of John
Bernard, who was for many years cashier of the
Mo. Nat. Bank.
334. Virginia Sarpy Berthold.
Eivtilie Berthold. 294. Born in St. Louis Jan.
29, 1824, died there Mch. 6, 1893 married twice ;
her second husband was Major "William TV r aggaman
U. S. Army; he resigned from the army in 1861,
and settled in St. Louis, where he engaged in
business ; by this marriage they had no children.
Her first husband, Dr. Alfred "W". Kennedy, IT. S.
A., was born in Kentucky. Surgeon United States
Army in 1840, died June 3, 1857, on the plains,
when en route from one military post to another,
his infant son dying at the same time.
335. Clare Kennedy, married Robert J. Lucas.
Clare Kexnedy. 335. Born in St. Louis, Dec.
14, 1850, was living there in 1893. Married May
30, 1871, Robert J. Lucas, who was born in St.
Louis, Feb. 28, 1850. In 1893 was engaged in the
real estate business. Great-grandson of Robert
Edward Lucas, who was born in Normandy,
France, and in 1758 was Procurateur du Roi ; he
married Mile, de l'Arche, their son, Jean Baptist
Charles Lucas, Avas born in France, Aug. 14,
1758, and married Anne Sabin, she was born
Aug. 10, 1764, and died in St. Louis, Aug. 3,
1871. They came to this country in 1784, and
bought a farm o,n the Monongahela river. In 1803
was elected to Congress from western Pennsylvania,
and in 1805 sold his farm and came to St. Louis,
68 Creoles of /St. Louis.
where he acquired an immense estate, and died there
Aug. IS, 1842. His children were, .Robert, who
graduated Prom West Point, and entered the army,
and was killed on the Canadian frontier in 1813 ;
Charles, born Sept. 28, 1792, was admitted to the
bar, elected to the territorial legislature, and was
killed in a duel with Thomas H. Benton ; Anne,
born Sept. 20, 1796, married Capt. Theodore Hunt,
I J. S. Xavy ; Adrien, born in 1791, was drowned in
the ice on Loutre Lake, Mo., in 1816; James H;
William, died unmarried. James H. Lucas, was
born in St. Louis, JSTov. 12, 1800, he was appointed
county clerk in 1825, and elected mayor of St.
Louis, in 1852. He married Marie Emilie De*
Kuisseau, whose father was Indian Agent, at the
post on the Arkansas, where Mr. Lucas had pur-
chased a farm ; they returned to St. Louis in 1837,
and Mr. Lucas was interested, or the promoter of all
the great business enterprises of his day, establish-
ing* in 1851, a banking house; he died Xov. 11,
1873. Mrs. Lucas died Dec. 21, 1878, leaving the
following children, William, married Mary Honer;
Lizzie, married Hicks, secondly, Judge Hagar, U.
S. Senator from California ; Robert, married Clare
Kennedy ; Charles, married Miss Morton ; James,
married Florence Dedrick ; Henry, married Miss
Espenschied ; Joseph, married Miss McLaran ;
Nancy, married Dr. J. B. Johnson.
336. Marie Lucas, born May 21, 1872.
337. Florence Lucas, born July 21, 1871.
338. Clara Lucas, born Dec. 6, 1876, died Xov.
Creoles of Si. Louis. 69
339. Robert Lucas, born Dec. 26, 1877.
340. Alfred Lucas, bom June 28, 1881.
3-41. William Lucas.
342. Adriene H. Lucas.
343. \V. K. Lucas, born Dec. 29, 1892.
344. Eugene V. Lucas, born Dec. 29, 1892.
Fraxcts Gesseau Chouteau. 201. Born in St.
Louis, Feb. 27, 1797. Removed to the upper Mis-
souri, and settled on the present site of Kansas City,
of which place he was the founder, and for many
years with his family were the only inhabitants.
He never left the place and died there. Married
Berenice, daughter of Peter Menard, a native of
Canada, who moved to Kaskaskia, at an early day.
She died in 1891, almost one hundred years of age ;
they had the following children :
345. Louis Amedee Chouteau, born Feb. 13,
346. Pierre Menard Chouteau.
347. Frederick Chouteau. married Adele
348. Edward Chouteau, born Feb. 27, 1825.
349. Brigite Chouteau, born Jan. 8, 1837,
married A. Hopkins and had one daugh-
ter, who died young.
Pierre Menard Chouteau. 346. Born in Kansas
City, and died there ; his widow, in 1893, was living
in Colorado Springs, Col.
350. Mamie Chouteau, married F. N. Chick
of Kansas Cit}', was living there in
70 Creoles of St. Louis.
351. Odile Chouteau, married Henry Rice of
Kansas City ; was living there, a widow,
352. Marie Chouteau, died in St. Louis, in
Victoike Chouteau. 194. Born in New Orleans,
1760; died in St. Louis, June 15, 1825. Married
June 5, 1785, Charles Gratiot, only son of David
and Marie Bernard Gratiot, a native of Lausanne,
Switzerland, and descended from a noble Huguenot
family of Rochelle, France, who fled from France
after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. He
was sent to England when 12 years of age to receive
an English education ; when he was 16 years of age.
He afterwards joined his uncle Bernard, in Canada,
remaining in Montreal a short time, he entered
the employ of the Fur Company of the Northwest. In
1783, after several years of hardships and hazard-
ous adventures, Mr. Gratiot removed to St. Louis,
and being a man of education, energy and enter-
prise, soon acquired a fortune. During the revolu-
tion he was an earnest patriot and rendered valuable
assistance to the American troops who were desti-
tute of money and provisions, advancing many
thousand dollars for which he received script. For
this he incurred the displeasure of the British govern-
ment, and a large reward was offered for his head,
and the property left him by his uncle, Mr. Bernard,
in Montreal, was confiscated. He was at one time
captured by the Indians but was rescued by a party
of friendly Indians when Avithin two days of the
English frontier. In 1805 and '8 he was the presid-
Creoles of St. Louis. 71
ing judge and afterwards a justice of the peace.
Mr. Gratiot died in St. Louis, April 20, 1817.
353. Julie Gratiot, married John P. Cabanne.
354. Yictoire Gratiot, married Sylvestre La-
355. Charles Gratiot, married Ann Belin.
356. Marie Therese Gratiot, married John 1ST.
357. Henry Gratiot, married Susan Hemp-
358. Emilie Gratiot, married Pierre Chouteau.
359. Louise Isabelle Gratiot, married Julius
360. Marie Brigitte Gratiot, born Jan. 6, 1798,
died Sept. 7, 1805.
361. John " Bunyion " Gratiot, married Marie
362. Paul Benjamin Gratiot, married Virginia
Julie Gratiot. 353. Born July 21, 1782; died
April 14, 1852. Married April 8, 1797, John P.
Cabanne, who was born in Pan, Prance, Oct. 18,
1773, and died in St. Louis, June 27, 1841. Son of
Jean and Jeanne Dutilhe Cabanne. John P. Ca-
banne came to ^ T ew Orleans, where he remained for
a time and removed to St. Louis in 1804, where he
was for many years engaged in the fur trade.
363. Adelle Cabanne, married John B. Sarpy.
364. John Charles Cabanne, married Virginia
365. Julia A. Cabanne, married J. W. Kings-
bury, U. S. A.
72 Creoles of St. Louis.
366. Louisa Cabanne, born Aug. 12, 1811, died
Aug. 4, 1841. Married April 28, 1835,
Lieut. Albert Gallatin Edwards, U. S.
Ann j, who was appointed to the U. S.
Military Academy in 1831, 2d Lieut. 1st
Inf. 1837 ; resigned from the army in 1837.
They had one child who died in infancy.
367. Frank Cabanne, died unmarried.
368. Lucien Dutihle Cabanne, married Susan
369. Louis Julius Cabanne, married Stella
Johx Charkes Cabanne. 364. Born in St. Louis,
Nov. 4, 1806, died there July 17, 1854. He married
Feb. 12, 1835, Virginia Carr, daughter of Judge Will-
iam C. Carr, who was born in Albemarl County,
Ya., April 15, 1783, and came to St. Louis in 1803,
where he entered into the practice of law. He was
appointed circuit judge and died April 1, 1851. He
married twice, first in St. Genevieve, Xov. 17, 1807,
Anne Marie, daughter of Dr. Aaron Eliot, of Con-
necticut. She died Aug. 11, 1826, leaving chil-
dren, Anna, married G. W. Kerr ; Virginia, married
Charles Cabanne ; Cornelia, married Thomas P.Dyer ;
Charles, died unmarried. Judge Carr's second wife
was Dorcas, daughter of Silas Bent, whom he mar-
ried, Dec. 10, 1829. Children by this second mar-
riage were, Walter, Dabney, Charles B., Thomas
and Robert. Judge Silas Bent was born in Massa-
chusetts, April 14, 1768, son of Silas Bent of Sud-
bury, who commanded the famous " Tea party in
Boston Harbor, Dec. 16, 1773." He was the first
Creoles of St. Louis. 73
settler of Marietta, Ohio. He married Martha Kerr
of Winchester, Va., and came to St. Louis in 1806.
He was appointed judge of Common Pleas in 1S07,
judge of the Superior Court of Missouri, 1813, and
died April 20, 1333, leaving several children, Dorcas,
who married Judge Carr, and others.
370. John Pierre Cabanne, died April 18, 1863,
aged 26, unmarried.
371. Joseph Charless Cabanne, married Susan
372. Sarpy Carr Cabanne, married Julia Goode.
Joseph Charless Cabanne. 371. Born in St.
Louis, Oct. 16, 1846. Student of the Christian
Brothers Academy and eastern colleges, in 1893
was one of the prominent business men of St. Louis.
He married in 1868 Susan Mitchel, daughter of Col.
D.D. Mitchel who was at one time U. S. Indian Com-
missioner; who married Martha Berry and had three
children, Susan, Winnie and Fannie. Martha Berry
Mitchel was a daughter of Major Taylor Berry and
Francis Christy, his wife, daughter of Major Will-
iam Christy of St. Louis.
373. John Pierre Cabanne, born in St. Louis,
374. Sallie Cabanne, died young.
375. Virginia Carr Cabanne, married A. H.
376. Martha M. Cabanne.
377. Susanne Cabanne.
378. Mamie Cabanne.
379. Fannie Cabanne.
380. Arthur Lee Cabanne.
74 Creoles of St. Louis.
Virginia Carr Cabaxxe. 375. Born in St.
Louis, in 1871, was living there in 1893. Married
Alexander H. Kayzer of St. Louis.
3S1. Alexander H. Kayser, Jr.
Sarpy Carr Cabaxxe. 372. Born in St. Louis,
Dec. 12th, 1817 ; student of Washington University
and eastern colleges, returning to St. Louis, in 1866,
where in 1893 was engaged in business. He
married April 7, 1869, Julia, daughter of, G. W.
Goode of Virginia and Francis Wash, daughter of
Judge Wash of St. Louis.
382. Lucien Dutihle Cabanne, born in St. Louis,
Feb. 1, 1870, and in 1893 was recorder
of the Mississippi River Commission.
383. Francis L. Cabanne, born July, 1871.
384. Charles Gratiot Cabanne, born April 12,
385. William Carr Cabanne, born in 187-1, was
drowned Aug. 4, 1883.
386. Julia Cabanne.
387. Virginia Elliot Cabanne.
388. Christy Cabanne.
389. Sarpy Carr Cabanne, Jr.
Julia A. Cabaxxe. 365. Born in St. Louis,
July 8, 1809, died there in 1836. Married May 5,
1830, Lieut. James W. Kingsbury, U. S. Army; he
was born in Connecticut and appointed to the U. S.
Military Academy in 1827, 2d Lieut. 1st Reg. of
Inf. Aug. 1, 1830, Capt. Oct. 3d, 1837, resigned
Oct. 17, 1837, Military Storekeeper 1837, resigned
in 1813, and died in 1854. His brother Julius
Kingsbury, U. S. A., was major of the 6th Jieg.
Creoles of St. Louis. 75
U. S. Inf. in 1839, and was breveted for gallant
and meritorious conduct in the Mexican war.
390. Julius Kingsbury, born in in 1832, was
killed by lightning in 1868.
391. Virginia Kingsbury, married the Count
Armand de Giverville of France, where
they were living in 1893.
392. Adelle Kingsbury, married A. M. Water-
man, U. S. A.
Adelle Kingsbury. 392. Born in St. Louis was
living there, a widow, in 1893. Married Alfred M.
Waterman, U. S. Army.
393. Julius K. Waterman, was for several
years connected, in an official capacity,
with various R. R. Companies, in 1»93
he was living in Denver, Colo. He
married Julia Turner of St. Louis.
394. Alfred Waterman.
395. Clarence Waterman.
396. Grace Waterman.
397. Virginia Waterman.
Luciex Dutihl Cabanne. 368. Born in St. Louis,
July 28, 1814, died there April 10, 1875. He
was appointed to the U. S. Military Academy in
1831, 2nd. Lieut. 1st Reg. of Inf. in 1837, resigned
in 1837. He married Susan Plummer of Warren-
ton, North Carolina.
398. Shepard Cabanne, married Julie Chenie.
Siiepabd Cabanne. 398. Born in St. Louis, Oct.
4, 1838, studied and graduated in law, at the Cin-
cinnati Law School. In 1861 at the breaking out
of the war he was sent for, by his father, who was
76 Creoles of /St. Louis.
then in Canada, and there commenced the study of
medicine ; he graduated from the Jefferson Medical
College of Xew York, and was living and practicing
his profession in St. Louis in 1893. He married Oct.
10, 1861, Julie, daughter of Antoine Leon Chenie ;
she was born in St. Louis, Jan. 15, 1841; was
living there in 1893.
399. Susie Plummer Cabanne, married Robert
400. James Shepard Cabanne, born July 25,
Susie Plilmmer Cabaxxe. 399. Born in St. Louis
Aug. 25, 1866, living there in 1893. Married Mch.
22, 1890, Robert Goode, brother of Mrs. Sarpy
401. Susie C. Goode.
402. Francis "W. Goode.
Louis Julius Cabaxxe. 369. Born in St. Louis,
Feb. 22, 1818, died in St. Paul, Minn., where he was
engaged in business. He married Xov. 4, 1846,
Stella, daughter of Col. Alexander MeXair, who was
born in Pennsylvania about 1776. He was appointed
a lieutenant of infantry in the U. S. Army. In
1804, having resigned his commission, he came to
St. Louis, where he engaged in business. In 1810
was elected sheriff of St. Louis County. During
the war of 1812-15, he raised a company of mounted
dragoons, of which he was elected captain. In
1S16 he was appointed register of the land office
and in 1820 was elected Governor of the State of
Missouri. He married Mch. 1805, Margaret, daugh-
ter of Antoine Pielhe, and died Mch. 18, 1826.
Creoles of St. Louis. 77
Their children were, Louise, married Mr. Garrison ;
Roy, married Ben Tiffin, whose children were; John
II. ; Lillburn G., married Jan. 23, 1893; Minerva,
daughter of Alexander T. Primm of Belleville, 111 ;
Mary died unmarried ; Margaret, married Paul
Bakewell of St. Louis.
403. Rielhe Cabanne.
404. Jules Cabanne.
405. Stella Cabanne, married George Walsh.
Stella Cabaxne. 405. Born in St. Paul, Minn.
She married George Walsh of St. Paul, where they
were living in 1893.
406. Rielhe Walsh.
407. Jules Walsh.
Charles Gratiot. 355. Born in St. Louis,
Aug. 29, 1786, died there May 18, 1855. Gradu-
ated from the U. S. Military Academy in 1806, 2nd
lieutenant of Engineers in 1806, captain of En-
gineers in 1808, served with distinction in the war of
1812, as chief engineer under General Harrison, and
was breveted colonel. lie was at the defense of
Fort Meigs in 1813, Fort McKensie in 1814, major
of Engineers in 1815, superintendent of fortifications
on the Delaware river and at Hampton Roads,
planned and superintended the erection of Fortress
Monroe, the largest single fortification in the world ;
lieut. -colonel of Engineers in 1819, colonel and
principal engineer Engineer Department, Washing-
ton, D. C. in 1828, brevet major-general May 24,
1828, inspector at the U. S. Military Academy in
1838, resigned in 1839. He married April 22, 1819,
Ann Belin of Philadelphia; she was born in 1799.
78 Creoles of St. Louis.
408. Marie Victoire Gratiot, married Charles
F. de Montholon.
409. Julia Augusta Gratiot, married her cousin,
Charles P. Chouteau.
Makie Yictoire Gratiot. 408. Born in St.
Louis, Feb. 17, 1820, living in France in 1893.
Married in Washington City, Nov. 1, 1837, the Mar-
quis Charles F. de Montholon, son of the Marquis
de Montholon, Marshal of France and one of the
Emperor Xapoleon Bonapart's most trusted aides
and devoted friends, and was with the Emperor at
St. Helena. Charles F. de Montholon at the time
of his marriage was an attache of the French Lega-
tion, under M. Paget, then Minister to the United
States. At the time that Maximillian was Emperor
of Mexico Madame Charles F. de Montholon was
Lady of Honor to the Empress Carlotta.
410. Charles de Montholon, an officer in the
French army in 1893.
411. Alvine de Montholon, married Pozier
412. Julia de Montholon, married General
Edmond de Garien, who, in 1893, was
Commandant of the Military District of
Alvixe de Moxtholox. 411. Born in France,
was living there in 1893. Married Pozier Arrago,
an officer in the French army.
413. Pene Arrago, an officer in the French
army in 1893.
414. Jean Arrago, an officer in the French
arnry in 1893.
Creoles of St. Louis. 79
Marie Tiierese Gratiot. 356. Born in St.
Louis, Feb. 20, 1788, died at Ste. Genevieve, Feb.
6, 1815. Married Aug-. 16, 1806, John Nicolas de
Maclot, son of John Maclot de Coligny and Anne
Joly de Mornay, was born in the city of Metz,
France, June 18, 1767. In 1801 he came to St.
Louis, where he engaged in commercial life, and in
1809 erected the first shot tower in the west. He
died in Davenport, Iowa, April 16, 1849.
415. Julia Zelina Maclot, born April 13, 1800,
married at Baltimore, Md., Henry A.
Thomson, IT. S. Army, and was living,
a widow, in 1893.
416. Virginia Elizabeth Maclot, married
Pierre A. Berth old.
Hexry Gratiot. 357. Born in St. Louis, April
25, 1789, died in Baltimore, Md., April 7, 1856.
In 1825, Mr. Gratiot and his brother were among
the first to take up mineral lands in northern
Illinois, and engage in the mining and smelting of
lead ores. In 1816 they moved their families there ;
in the following spring they moved to a new dis-
covery, purchased from the Indians, and erected new
cabins and furnaces, and making this place their res-
idence, and called it " Gratiot's Grove;" there they
remained during the Winnebago outbreak and the
Blackhawk war, Mi*. Gratiot taking an active part
in both wars. Mr. Gratiot was sent to negotiate
the release of two young girls taken by the Sauks
and Foxs; Mr. Charles de St. Vrain, their agent,
had been murdered by them about this time, and
the undertaking was an exceedingly hazardous one ;
80 Creoles of St. Louis.
he was taken prisoner by the Indians, but b} r the
intercession of the two principal Winnebago chiefs,
Mr. Gratiot and the two girls were released, upon
the payment of a large ransom. In 1833 he bought
his brother's portion in the mines, which he con-
tinued to operate for a few years ; he then gave up ;
his interests there and turned his attention to farm-
ing. He married Feb. 20, 1813, Susan Hempstead,
who was born in Connecticut, Feb. 30, 1797,
daughter of Capt. Stephen Hempstead, who was
born in New London, Conn., May 6, 1754, and died
in St. Louis, Oct. 3, 1851. Capt. Hempstead was
a revolutionary soldier, and companion of Capt.
"Nathan Hale, in his ill-fated expedition in the
British lines. Capt. Hempstead married Mary
Lewis, born Feb. 24, 1759, and came to St. Louis
in 1811, where he died Sept. 23, 1820. All his
children were born in Connecticut, and accompanied
him to St. Louis, and were as follows: Edward;*
Stephen ; Thomas ; Charles ;f William ; John ;
Joseph; Mary, married H. Keeny ; Sarah, married
417. Charles Gratiot, married Ann Sheldon.
418. Edward H. Gratiot, married Ellen J.
* Edward Hempstead, engaged in the fur trade with his brother-in-law,
Manuel Lisa, and married Jan., 1809, iu Portage des Sioux, Marie
Lelevre, and died June 3, 1873.
t Charles Hempstead, born in New London, Conn., 1793, came to St.
Louis, with his father and was admitted to the bar; married May 15,
1819, Rachel Welt; she was of Philadelphia, and died in St. Louis, Oct.
28, 1823, leaving two sons, Edward and Charles; Edward married
Antoinette Gratiot and moved to Arkansas.
Creoles of St. Louis. 81
419. Henry Gratiot, born Oct. 25, 1825; was
living in Stockton, California, in 1893.
He married Adele Loremier, grandneice
of Peter de Loremier who came with
Peter Menard from Quebec, Canada, in
1786, and under Gen. G. R. Clark as-
sisted at the conquest of Kaskaskia and
Yincennes. Peter de Loremier was one
of the first fur traders on the Missouri,
and established the first trading post at
420. Adele Gratiot, married Elihu B. Wash-
421. Stephen Hempstead Gratiot, married Mary
422. Susan Hempstead Gratiot, married T. C.
Charles Hempstead Gratiot. 417. Born in St.
Louis, Mar. 15, 1814, died at Gratiot, Wis. In
1825 he came to Galena with his parents, and his
early youth was passed at Gratiot where he entered
into business with Hon. Frederick Stahl. After one
year he removed to Dubuque, la., and opened the
first store there in partnership with Peter A. Lore-
mier, one of the founders of Dubuque. After a few
years Mr. Gratiot went to the copper regions of
Michigan, where he opened the first copper mine and
was rewarded by the government, acquiring quite a
fortune. In 1849 he visited the gold fields of Cali-
fornia and connected himself with an eastern firm
in business there. Remaining there a few years,
returned to Gratiot, Wis. In 1859 he visited Pike's
82 Creoles of St. Louis.
Peak and was stricken down with paralysis, from
which he never recovered. Mr. Gratiot served with
distinction during the Blackhawk war, and when
18 years of age held the position of lieutenant in
that memorable struggle. He married at Willow
Springs, "Wis., Anne Eliza Sheldon, born at De-
troit, Mich., Nov. 17, 1819, and died at Gratiot,
Jan. 9, 1882 • daughter of Major John P. and Eliz-
abeth Whiting Sheldon. Major Sheldon came to
Dubuque in 1829 and engaged in mining and smelt-
ing ; appointed register of the land office at Mineral
Point, and was an officer in the war of 1812, was bre-
veted major, afterwards the founder and editor, of the
Detroit " Free Press" and the Madison "Journal."
He was born at Rehobath, Mass., in 1792 ; married
Elizabeth Whiting in 1818, and died at Winfield,
423. Marie Louise Gratiot, married J. H.
424. Eliza Gratiot, married Edward Isaac Col-
425. Henry Rene Gratiot, married Ella Alice
426. Charles C. Gratiot, married Etta S.
427. Leon Pedreauville Gratiot, born at Green
Point, L. I., Sept., 1853, was drowned at
Gratiot, Wis., in 1869.
428. Antoinette Gratiot, married Joseph
Marie Louise Geatiot. 423. Born at Dubuque,
Iowa, Jan. 27, 1839; living in St. Louis in 1893.
Creoles of St. Louis. 83
Married July 5, 1866, James H. Chassaing, who
was born in Baltimore, Md., came to St. Louis in
1857, where he engaged in the hotel business. In
1893 he was part owner and manager of the Lin dell,
one of the leading hotels of St. Louis. Mr. Chas-
saing was a member of the Loyal Legion. His
mother, a Ducatel, was born on the island of San
Domingo, and with her parents sought refuge in
Baltimore, Md., during the negro insurrection of
429. J. H. Chassaing, died young.
430. Edward Chassaing, died young.
431. Charles W. Chassaing.
432. Edme Chassaing.
Eliza Gratiot. 424. Born at Willow Springs,
Wis., July 16, 1840, living in 1893, a widow, at
Coleridge, Neb., married Jan. 25, 1877, Edward
Isaac Collins, who was born in Darien,Ga., Nov. 4,
1840, and died in Cedar County, Neb., June 5,
1891 . He was son of George O. and Margarete New-
Tiall Collins, natives of Massachusetts ; they settled
at Galena, 111. in 1861. Edward in 1886 removed to
Cedar County, Neb., where he purchased a farm,
and where he died. He was twdce elected precinct
assessor and in 1SS8 county commissioner.
433. Elizabeth Collins.
434. Theodore Collins, born Dec. 14, 1882.
435. Edward Collins, born Feb. 17, 1885.
Henry Rene Gratiot. 425. Born at Gratiot
Grove, "Wis., April 1, 1843, living at Shullsburg,
Wis., in 1893; married Dec. 11, 18S4, Ella Alice,
daughter of Dr. Noble of that place.
84 Creoles of St. Louis.
436. Charles H. Gratiot, born Oct. 8, 1855.
437. Chester A. Gratiot, born Aug. 7, 1887.
438. "Willard Gratiot, born Jan. 19, 1889.
439. Merle Gratiot, born May 8, 1891.
Charles C. Gratiot. 426. Born at Utica, N.
Y., Dec. 25, 1848, removed with his parents to
Gratiot, Lafayette County, Wis., in 1856, attended
school at Burlington, Iowa, and Fulton, 111. He
served in the U. S. Volunteer Service in the 140th
Ills. Reg. from April 1, to Nov. 14, 1864. He grad-
uated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia,
in 1880. Was mayor of Shullsburg several terms,
•county supervisor, and chairman of the town.
In 1889 was aide-de-camp to the commander-in-
chief of the Grand Army, and in 1S93 was actively
engaged in the practice of his profession, and was
largely interested in lead mining. He married at
Eau Claire, Wis., Jan. 19, 1870, Etta S., daughter
of Bradley H. Marcy, who was a descendant of
William L. Marcy, Secretary of State under Presi-
dent Pierce. She was born at Willow Springs,
Wis., Nov. 19, 1855, and was living at Shullsburg
440. Charles H. Gratiot, born at Eau Claire,
Aug. 23, 1871. Killed b3 r a runaway
horse in 1879.
441. Harry B. Gratiot, born at Eau Claire,
Mch. 9, 1874.
442. Leon P. Gratiot, born at Santa Barbarra,
Cal., Nov. 10, 1875.
443. William M. Gratiot, born at Santa Bar-
barra, Cal., Sept, 8, 1877.
Creoles of St. Louis. 85
444. Charles G. Gratiot, born at Shullsburg,
Wis., May 8, 1884.
445. Austin Flint Gratiot, born June 27,
446. Joseph B. Gratiot, born Aug. 28, 1888.
447. Mary Ann Gratiot, born Oct. 18, 1890.
448. Edward C. Gratiot, born Jan. 18, 1893.
Antoinette Gratiot. 428. Born Sept. 2, 1856,
living, a widow, at Shullsburg, Wis., in 1893. Mar-
ried Joseph Brewster, son of Charles Brewster, an
early settler of Shnllsbiirg.
449. ^Nettie Brewster.
450. Charles Brewster.
451. Hattie Brewster.
452. Mary Brewster.
453. Anna Brewster.
Edward Hempstead Gratiot. 418. Born in
St. Louis, June 19, 1817. He attended the
Jacksonville College, Jacksonville, 111., of which
the Rev. Lyman Beecher, father of Henry Ward
Beecher, was then president. In 1825 he came
with his parents to Galena, 111., then but a mining
camp ; the following year the family settled at
Gratiot's Grove, then in the territory of Michigan.
He entered into commercial life in Galena, estab-
lishing the firm of Kimbal & Gratiot, afterwards
changed to Gratiot & Childs. Retiring from busi-
ness, returned to Gratiot's Grove, where he engaged
in farming, and was elected county treasurer, which
office he held for four years. Feb. 19, 1863, was
appointed major and paymaster in the U. S. Vol.
Service, retiring at the close of the war with the
86 Creoles of St. Louis.
brevet rank of Lieut-Col. of Volunteers. Col. Gratiot
then engaged extensively in lumbering and opened
lumber yards in several places. He removed his
family to Plattsville, "Wis., where he resided until
his death, Dec. 17, 1882. He married Oct. 12, 1846,
at Terre Haute, Ind., Ellen J. Hagar, daughter of
George and Elinore Waugh Hagar, granddaughter
of Jonathan Hagar whose ancestor was from Hol-
land, the founder of Hagarstown, Maryland, and
whose family were prominent in the annals of that
State. In 1832 his family removed from Maryland to
Terre Haute, where Ellen married Col. Gratiot, and
then with her husband came to Wisconsin, and
died in Omaha, Oct. 17, 1892.
451. Charles Labadie Gratiot, married Nancy
455. George Henry Gratiot, born at Gratiot's
Grove, and in 1893 was living in Omaha,
Neb., where he was engaged in the
grocery business, unmarried.
456. Julia Gratiot, married Nov., 1887, Charles
A. Laughton of Litchfield, Minn., where
they were living in 1893.
457. Susan Hempstead Gratiot, born at Gra-
tiot's Grove, Wis., June 20, 1853, was
living at Galena, 111. a widow, in 1893,
married at Plattsville, Wis., Dec. 21,
1881, William W. Wagdin, son of John
A. Wagdin, an early settler of Galena,
was born near there in 1850, graduated
from the Galena High School and Wis-
consin State School ; upon his return to
Creoles of Si. Louis. 87
Galena he entered the law office of Col.
M. M. Miller, and was admitted to the
bar Feb., 1871, appointed Master in
Chancery 1876, serving until 1880, when
he was elected State's attorney, serving
two terms ; he died at Galena, Jan. 27,
1871, and was buried from the Episcopal
Church under the auspices of the Royal
Arch Masons, of which body he was a
458. Ellen Gratiot.
459. Edward Gratiot, died young.
460. Adele Gratiot.
461. Benjamin Gratiot, in 1893 was living in
Chicago, in the employ of the city gov-
462. Isabelle Soulard Gratiot.
463. Louis Gratiot, in 1893 w T as living in
Omaha, engaged in business.
Charles Labadee Gratiot. 454. Born in 1850,
died in Plattsville, \Vis., March 11, 1889. He mar-
ried Feb. 11, 1881, Nancy Tarrants of St. Louis.
She was living, a widow, in Denver, Colo., in 1893.
464. James Labadie Tarrants, living in Denver,
Colo., in 1893.
Adele Gratiot. 420. Born in Galena, 111., Nov.
12, 1826, died in Chicago, 111., Mch. 28, 1887.
Married at Gratiot's Grove, Wis., July 31, 1845,
Elihu B. "Washburne, who was born in Livermore,
Me., Sept. 23, 1816. He was for eighteen years a
member of Congress from Illinois, Secretary of State,
U. S. Minister to the court of France for eight years.
88 Creoles of St. Louis.
It was while serving his country in that capacity
(during the Franco-Prussian war) that he was in-
strumental, by his foresight and judgment, in saving
the lives of many German families, residents of Paris.
He wus a direct descendant of John Washburne,
Secretar}' of the Colony of Plymouth. Mr. Wash-
burne died in Chicago Oct. 22, 1887.
465. Gratiot Washburne, born in Galena, 111.,
died in Louisville, Ky., May 6, 1886,
466. Hempstead Washburne, married Anne M.
467. William Pitt Washburne, born April 24,
1854, living in Chicago in 1893, un-
468. E. B. Washburne, Jr., born July 28,
1857, at Ray ham, Mass., died in Galena,
Jan. 27, 1867, unmarried.
469. E. B. Washburne, Jr., born in Washing-
ton, D. C, Xov. 16, 1868, living in
Chicago in 1893, unmarried.
470. Susanne Adele Washburne, married W.
471. Marie Lisa Washburne, married A. H.
Hempstead Washbuexe. 466. Born in Galena,
111., 3^ov. 11, 1852, mayor of the city of Chicago
in 1893, graduated from the Kent Hill College,
Maine, in 1871, and took a two years' course at the
University of Bonn am Rhine, Prussia and in 1873
entered the University of Wisconsin as a law student,
graduating the same year, removed to Chicago in
Creoles of St. Louis. 89
1874, taking a supplementary course in the Union
College of Law, graduating, commenced the prac-
tice of law in the city of Chicago in 1875, with
Henry S. Robinson as a partner ; the firm later joined
by Judge Lyman Trumbull was changed to Trum-
bull, Washburne & Bobbins. Mr. Washburne
retired from the firm upon being elected city attor-
ney. In 1880 he was appointed master in chancery,
but declined to stand for a renomination, and resumed
the practice of law. In 1888 was a candidate for
the congressional nomination, but was defeated by
an almost tie vote. March, 1891, was nominated for
the office of mayor by acclamation and elected at the
April election following, which office he was filling
in 1893. He married June 28, 1883, Annie M.,
daughter of J. Y. Clarke, president of the Hiber-
nian Bank. She was born July 7, 1856, and was
living in Chicago in 1893.
472. Adele Bertrand "Washburne, born April
14, 1884, died May 15, 1884.
473. Clarke Washburne, born Mch. 18, 1885.
474. Gratiot Washburne, born July 4, 1889.
475. Hempstead "Washburne, Jr., born Dec. 5,
Susanxe Adele Washburne. 470. Born in Ray-
ham, Mass., Apr. 21, 1859, living at Bridgeport,
Conn., in 1893. Married Feb. 21, 1882, William D.
Bishop, Jr., who was born in Bridgeport, Dec. 16,
1857, graduated from Yale College in 1S80, and
received his degree in law in 1886. He was prac-
ticing law in Bridgeport in 1893 ; he was secretary
of the X. Y.. JS\ H. & EL R. R., director of the
90 Creoles of St. Louis.
Naugatuck R, R., director of the Bridgeport Water
Company and interested in other important business
enterprises in his native city.
476. Nathalie Bishop,' bom Sept. 18, 1885.
477. William D. Bishop, born June 21, 1889.
Marie Lisa Washburxe. 471. Born in Galena,
111., Aug. 17, 1863, living at Denver, Colo., in
1893. Married Oct, 7, 1885, A. H. Fowler, who
was born in Guildford, Conn., July 13, 1852, and
removed to Leadville, Colo., where he engaged in
mining and in 1893 was living in Denver, Colo.
478. Elihu W. Fowler, born in Denver, Dec.
479. John Elliot Fowler, born in Denver, Sept.
Stephen Hempstead Gratiot. 421. Born at
Gratiot Grove, Xov. 21, 1831, died in Washington,
D. G, Dec. 18, 1866. Mr. Gratiot attended school
at Flushing, JN\ Y., but owing to ill health, gave up
his studies and went to California. In 1851 he
returned to Missouri and made his home at Schulls-
burg, where he remained a few years and then went
to Beloit College to finish his education. At the
breaking out of the war went to Washington City and
accepted a government position in the second audi-
tor's office of the Treasury Department, which heheld
until his death. He married at Gratiot, Dec. 8, 1863,
Mary J. Chamberlin, born at Moreland, Penn., May
26, 1851, living in 1893, a widow, at Galena, 111.,
daughter of Thomas and Eliza McBride Chamber-
lin. He was born Jan. 28, 1805, at Washington,
Penn., second son of William and Effie Smith
Creoles of St. Louis. 91
Chamberlin; she was the youngest daughter of
Col. Smith of the Revolutionary war, who came
from South Carolina and settled near Philadelphia ;
he married Effie Drake, a descendant of Sir Francis
480. Florence Gratiot, born in Washington,
City, D. C., Sept. 24, 1864, living in 1893
at Webster City, Iowa. Married Sept.
27, 1892, William G. Bale, of that place.
Susan Victoria Gratiot. 422. Born in St.
Louis, June 14, 1819, died in Galena, 111., Jan. 24,
1843. Married Jan. 1, 1841, Thomas C. Chiles,
who died about 1843.
481. Mary Victoria Chiles, died young.
482. William Henry Chiles, born in Galena,
Jan. 21, 1843. Served throughout the
war in the U. S. Vol. Service, and was
killed at the battle of Corinth.
Louise Isabelle Gratiot. 359. Born in St.
Louis, Oct. 15, 1786, died in St. Louis, July 13,
1878. Married May 31, 1812, Jules de Mun of the
nobility of France, son of Jaques de Mun and Marie
Madelaine Millecour, was born at Port au Prince,
island of San Domingo, April 25, 1782. He and
his brother Augustin (who was killed in Ste.
Genevieve, in 1816), were sent to France to be edu-
cated, and afterwards joined their parents in En-
gland. About 1800 they came to the United States,
remaining in ]STew Jersey until 1808, when they
removed to Ste. Genevieve. In 1816, Mr. de Mun,
A. P. Chouteau and others embarked in a fur
trading expedition to Santa Fe and Chihuahua,
92 Creoles of St. Louis.
Mexico, where they were arrested by the Mexican
authorities and thrown into prison ; they were only
released, upon demand by the U. S. Government,
two years afterwards. In 1820 he returned with his
family to Cuba, where he engaged in coffee plant-
ing, but returned to St. Louis in 1831, and was
appointed secretary and translator to the board of
U. S. Commissions, and in 18-12 was elected
recorder of deeds for St. Louis, where he died
Aug. 10, 1813.
483. Isabella de Mun, married Edward Walsh.
484. Julie de Mun, married Leon Chenie.
485. Louisa de Mun, married Jan., 1845,
Robert A. Barnes, who was born in
Washington, D. C, Xov. 20, 1818.
His ancestors came from England, and
settled in Charles County, Md. in 1662.
He removed to Louisville, Ky. in 1834,
and to St. Louis in 1840, where he
entered into commercial life. For twenty
years he was director of the State Bank
of Missouri, and died 1891, leaving no
486. Amelie de Mun, born in St. Louis in 1836.
Married in 1860, Charles Bland Smith,
who was born in 1830, grandson of
William Smith, Sr., of Culpepper, "Va.,
who moved to Lexington, Ky., and there
married Eliza Brady, and came to St.
Louis in 1810, where he engaged in the
dry goods business. He died Sept. 23,
1817. (His widow married Edward
Creoles of St. Louis. 93
Hempstead, Dec. 29, 1827.) His chil-
dren were, John B ; William, marrried
daughter of William Stokes; Henry;
Dalzell ; Julianna.
John B. Smith was born in Lexington,
Ky., Jan., 1S00, and came to St. Louis
with his parents, where he engaged in
business, and was elected president of the
Mo. Nat. Bank, and U. S. Surveyor of
the Port. He married twice, first in
New York in 1821, to Louisa, daughter
of Capt. Alex. McDougal of the British
Navy. The children by this marriage
were, Ellsworth F., married Belle Chenie ;
Charles Bland, married Emelie de Mun ;
Julia P., married J. H. Wilson. John
Bland Smith's first wife died in 1836, he
then married Penelope Hepburne, and
died Mch. 1, 1865.
487. Clara de Mun, died unmarried.
Isabella de Mux. 4S3. Born in St. Louis, died
there May 26, 1877. Married Feb. 11, 1840, Ed-
ward Walsh, a widower, whose daughter, Helene,
married Solon Humphreys, of New York ; was born
in Tipperary, Ireland, Oct. 27, 1798, one of a fam-
ily of eleven children. He came to St. Louis in
1818, where he engaged extensively in milling and
steamboating, forming a partnership with his brother
John. He was one of the original directors of the
Mo. Pacific P. P., the N. Mo. P. P., the O. & M.
R. P., and was the originator of the present system
of street railroads ; Director of the Bank of Mis-
94 Creoles of St. Louis.
souri, Missouri Insurance Company and other im-
portant business enterprises, and died in St. Louis
Mch. 3, 1866.
489. Belle Walsh, died unmarried.
490. Julius S. Walsh, married Josephine Dick-
491. John Walsh, born in St. Louis, in 1844;
died there. He married Sallie, daughter
of Judge Shannon, of Lawrence, Kas.,
who was governor of Ohio, and after re-
moving to Kansas was elected governor
of that State. His children were, Os-
burn, a prominent lawyer of Lawrence
in 1893 ; Mary, who married General
Thomas W. Sherman, U. S. Army; and
Sallie, who married John Walsh. His
widow removed to Washington, D. C,
with her children, and married Dr. John-
son of that city.
492. Marie C. Walsh was born in St. Louis
and married B. M. Chambers, grandson
of John Chambers, who was born in
Dublin, Ireland, in 1784, and was ban-
ished from the country by the British
government on account of his participa-
tion in the Irish rebellion. He came to
St. Louis, where he engaged in business,
and was joined by his son Charles in
1803. Charles Chambers married, in
1817, Jane Mullanphy* in ]STew York,
* Jane Mullanphy, daughter of John Mullanphy and Elizabeth Brown,
both of whom were born in Ireland, and came to Philadelphia in 1794.
Creoles of St. Louis. 95
and came to St. Louis in 1819, where he
died in 1861. Their children were, Mar-
garet, married Com. William Smith, U. S.
^avy ; Ellen, married Capt. Joseph H.
Lamotte, U. S. Army; Eliza, married T.
B. Hudson; Jane J., married B. Frank-
lin Thomas ; Anne, married G. A.
Thatcher; Mary married, first, Waters
and secondly James Larldn ; John H. ;
Bart M. married Marie C. Walsh;
Thomas became a Catholic priest ; Owen,
493. Edward Walsh, Jr., was born in St. Louis
where he was living in 1893. Mr. Walsh
is counted among the influential business
men of the city, president of the Missis-
sippi Glass Company, one of the largest
of its kind in the west, and connected
with other important commercial enter-
prises of St. Louis. He married Julia
Maffitt, daughter of William and Julia
494. Daniel E. Walsh.
In 1798 they removed to Frankfort, Ky., and in 1804 came to St. Louis,
Where he entered into mercantile life, amassing an enormous fortune.
He was noted throughout the -world for his generosity and philanthropy.
He died Aug. 29, 1833. They had the following children, Ellen, died in
France, Mch., 1827; Jane, married Charles Chambers; Anne, married
Major Thomas Biddle, U. S. Army; Mary, married Gen. W. S. Harney,
U. S. Array; Eliza, married James Clements; Octavia, married, first, Dr.
Dennis Delaney, and had children, Jane, married Capt. Lindsey; John,
married Miss Morton; Octavia, married, secondly, Henry Boyce, of
Louisiana, and had one child, Mary, -who was living in St. Louis in 1893,
unmarried; Judge Bryan Mullanphy, died unmarried, and a daughter
who married Major Richard Grahame, U. S. Army.
96 Creoles of St. Louis.
Julius S. Walsh. 490. Born in St. Louis, Dec. 1,
1842. Graduated at the Bardstown College in 1861,
and in 1863 the St. Louis University conferred upon
him the degree of M. A., and Columbia College that
of LL.B. He was admitted to the bar of the State
of New York. In 1864 he returned to St. Louis
and entered the firm of J. and E. Walsh; he has
been president and director of several street railway
companies and in 1883 was elected director of the
Third Nat. Bank. In 1874 was president of the St.
Louis Mech. & Agri. Association. He has been
connected with many of the leading business enter-
prises of the city. He married in 1870, Josephine,
daughter of Charles and Mary Thomas Dickson.
Mr. Dickson was for many years one of St. Louis'
most enterprising citizens.
495. C. K.Dickson Walsh, born Oct. 30,1872.
496. Isabella de Mun Walsh, born Nov. 17,
497. Julius S. Walsh, Jr., born Oct. 22, 1876.
498. Robert A. B. Walsh, born Dec. 25, 1877.
499. Ellen Humphrey Walsh, born Jan. 5,
500. Mary Josephine Walsh, born Dec. 30,
501. 1ST. S. Chouteau Walsh, born Nov. 25,
Johx "Bunyon" Gratiot. 361. Born in St.
Louis, Feb. 19, 1797, student of Bardstown College,
and returned to St. Louis in 1818 ; in the fall of 1825
in company with his brother Henry, invested in min-
eral lands in northern Illinois and engaged in the min-
Creoles of St. Louis. 97
ing and smelting of lead ores ; in the following spring
they moved their families to their new home, which
they named ' ' Gratiot' s Grove . ' ' At the breaking out
of the Winnebago war, Mr. Gratiot raised a company
of well-armed and mounted men, and joined the com-
mand of General Dodge. Mr. Gratiot during the
Blackhawk Avar raised a company and participated
at the battle of Bad Ax. In 1833 he retired from
the partnership, and with his family removed to
Galena, where they remained until 1841 and then
came to Washington County, Mo. Mr. Gratiot
was elected a member of the State Legislature from
Washington County and died in St. Louis in 1876.
He married !Nov. IS, 1819, Adele Marie Antoinette
Pedreuville, born in Havre, France, in 1802, daugh-
ter of Rene Pedreuville, a native of Havre, and a
noble of France, who filled several high positions
under the Emperor Napoleon, and emigrated to Xew
Orleans after the political troubles of 1815, where he
edited the " New Orleans Bee" and in 1818 came
with his family to St. Louis ; he had three children,
Leon, Rene and Adele.
502. John Rene Gratiot, married Amanda
503. Stephanie Pauline Gratiot, married B. G.
501. Theodore A. Gratiot, married Adele
505. Adele Gratiot, born at Gratiot's Grove,
died at the convent of the Sacred Heart,
in St. Louis, when 16 years of age.
98 Creoles of St. Louis.
506. Jules de Man Gratiot, married Alice Wil-
507. Victoire Anne Gratiot, born in Galena,
111., died unmarried.
508. Julie Cabanne Gratiot, died young.
509. Leon Gratiot, died young.
510. Emilie Gratiot, married Eugene Baugher.
John Rene Gratiot. 502. Born in St. Louis
in 1820. Died at "Washington, Ark., in 1891. He
attended the civil and military school of the Peug-
net Brothers in ^Tew York City. Appointed to the
U. S. Military Academy in 1837, from which he grad-
uated and served throughout the Mexican war under
General Harney, as a Lieut, of Infantry. After
the war he resigned and followed the profession of
civil engineer. In 1861, he raised the first com-
pany of volunteers in southern Arkansas, and joined
the Confederate army ; at the battle of Oak Hills
was colonel of a regiment. He married Amanda
Wheat at Washington, Ark., where she was living,
a widow, in 1893.
511. Alexander Gratiot.
512. aSTinette Gratiot, married Baird and was
living in Arkansas in 1893.
Stephanie Pauline Gratiot. 503. Born in St.
Louis in 1821, living in Washington, Ark., in 1893.
Married in 1849, at Richwoods, Mo., Bernard Ferrar
Hempstead, who studied law with his uncle, Charles
Hempstead of Galena, and with his brother,
Governor Hempstead, of Iowa, was admitted to
the bar, and practiced in Arkansas up to
the time of his death in 1873. He was a son of
Creoles of Si. Louis.
Edward Hempstead, first delegate to Congress
from Missouri, and Clarisse, daughter of Louis C.
Dubreuil, grandson of Stephen Hempstead of New
London, Conn., who came to St. Louis in 1811, and
married Mary Lewis of St. Louis; their children
were, Edward,* married Clarise Dubreuil ; Stephen,
married Marie Louise Lefevre ; Charles, married
Rachel Wilt; Thomas, married Cornelia, daughter
of Judge Henry Yandenburg of Yincennes.
513. Yictoire Anne Hempstead, born in Wash-
ington, Ark., Jan. 31, 1855, and died in
Theodore A. Gratiot. 501. Born in St. Louis,
July 15, 1824. He served throughout the Mexican
war in Col. Doniphan's regiment of volunteers, and
was living in De Soto, Mo., in 1893. He married
Feb. 17, 1851, Adele, daughter of Joseph and Ade-
Jeide Lesource Bequette of Ste. Genevieve, Mo. ; she
was born in Washington County, Mo., Oct. 26,
514. jSTeomie Gratiot, born jSTov. 18, 1851.
515. Yictoire Gratiot, married S. W. Andrews.
516. Adele Gratiot, born jn~ov. 13, 1856, died
Dec. 25, 18S0, married Mch., 1880,
Joseph Gregory, a lawyer, who died in
1891, son of Dr. ^S T . Gregory of Iron
* Edward Hempstead was born in Connecticut, June 3, 1780, was admit-
ted to the bar of Rhode Island in 1801, and came to St. Louis in 1803,
appointed in 18C3 Dep. Att., for upper Louisiana. In 1812 was first
delegate to Congress, and married Jan. 13, 1818, Clarise, daughter of
Louis C Dubreuil, and died August 5, 1857.
100 Creoles of St. Louis.
517. Stephanie Gratiot, married T. H.
518. J. P. Biinyon Gratiot, born Nov. 8,
1860, died Feb. 5, 1864.
519. Derville B. Gratiot, born Dec. 7, 1S63,
died Feb. 5, 1861.
520. William R. Gratiot, born April 17, 1865,
died Mch. 4, 1891.
521. Isabelle de Mun Gratiot, born May 31,
1868, died Aug. 20, 1868.
522. Marie B. Gratiot.
"Victolre Gratiot. 515. Born Mch. 11, 1853.
Married Mch. 17, 1874, S. \Y. Andrews, who was
"born in Warsaw County, Mo.
523. Estelle Andrews, born Dec. 26, 1874.
524. Jnlie Andrews, born Aug-. 12, 1877.
525. Sanford Andrews, born Sept. 6, 1882.
526. Pettie Andrews, born Dec. 5, 1885. v
Stephanie Gratiot. 517. Born Xov. 13, 1858.
Married Feb. 17, 1875, Thomas H. Cheatham, who
was born Oct. 1, 1853, and was living in De Soto,
Mo., in 1893.
527. Archie Cheatham, born Feb. 12, 1876.
528. Thomas Cheatham, born Feb. 28, 1878.
529. Adele Cheatham, born Jan. 19, 1880.
530. Marie Cheatham, born June 28, 1882.
531. Isabelle Cheatham, born Jan. 11, 1886.
532. Baby Cheatham, born April 11, 1888.
533. Paul Cheatham, born Aug. 5, 1890.
534. Ruth Cheatham, born Oct. 8, 1892. ,
Jules de Mun Gratiot. 506. Born at Gratiot's
Grove, Wis., Jan. 1, 1831; in 1893 was connected
Creoles of St. Louis. 101
with the I. M. R. R. at De Sota, Mo. Married
in 1856, Alice Wilkinson, born in Potosi, Mo. ; she
was a granddaughter of General Wilkinson, and
was living at De Sota, Mo., in 1893.
535. Mary Gratiot.
536. John Bnnyon Gratiot.
537. Frederick Berthold Gratiot.
538. Isabelle Gratiot.
539. Louise Gratiot.
540. Alice Gratiot, died young.
511. Charles Gratiot.
542. Rene Gratiot.
Emilte Makie Gratiot. 510. Born at Richwood,
Mo., in 18-18; married Sept. 11, 1867, Eugene
Charles Baugher, born at Emmetsburg, Md., April
17, 1813 ; son of James W. and Catherine Troxell
Baugher of Emmetsburg, Md. ; her father was of
Pennsylvania, whose father was court preacher at
the Court of Wurtemberg, Germany. His grand-
father, Isaac A. Baugher, served as quartermaster
in the U. S. Army, in the war of 1S12-15. Mr. E.
C. Baugher entered the U. S. Y . S. as captain 1st
Reg. Md. Vol. and major of the 13th Maryland A r et.
Reg. U.S. Vol. ; in 1S93, was engaged in merchan-
dising and in the lumber business at Richwood, Mo.,
was appointed supervisor of the census, and has
served as post-master for 8 years ; nominated twice
for the legislature on the Republican ticket, and was
living at Richwood Mo., in 1893.
513. Kate Ninette Baugher, born Oct. 1, 1868.
511. James Gratiot Baugher, born May 23,
1870, died 1870.
102 Creoles of St. Louis.
545. Carrie Adele Baugher, born Sept. 7, 1871.
546. Emma L. Baugher, born at Meyersdale,
Penn., Mch. 30, 1873.
547. Ninette H. Baugher, born at Meyersdale,
Penn., Feb. 20, 1876.
548. Mary Eugenie Baugher, born atBichwood,
Dec. 24, 3879.
549. Marie Antoinette Baugher, born June 10,
550. Robert Barnes Baugher, born Aug. 11,
551. SanfordE. Baugher, born Aug. 19, 1890.
Paul Benjamin Gratiot. 362. Born in St.
Louis, Mch. 13, 1800. He attended school at
Bardstown College, returning to St. Louis when 18
years of age, entered the employ of the American
Fur Co., and was engaged in visiting the various
trading posts of the company. In 1829, he formed
a partnership with J. B. Terry and moved with his
family to Mineral Point, then the outskirts of the
lead mineral belt of the northwest, were the} 7 en-
gaged in mining and smelting; they also opened a
store stocked with the necessities of frontier life.
At the outbreak of theBlackhawk war, Mr. Gratiot
was in St. Louis on business, and his family were at
Mineral Point, exposed to the terrors of an Indian
war ; his brother-in-law, Charles Billon, then living in
Galena, drove in a sleigh forty miles to Mineral
Point, arriving there at midnight ; after throwing the
few articles of silver they had into the sleigh, in
thirty minutes started back to Galena, they were
chased b\- a pack of wolves and could see the reflec-
Creoles of St. Louis. 103
tion, in every direction, of burning cabins. A gov-
ernment boat with provisions happened to be at
Galena and all the women and children, who had
taken refuge there were sent down the river to a
place of safety. Mr. Gratiot was one of those de-
tailed to guard the boat, and to bring back what
arms and ammunition he could procure from the
government. He left his family in St. Louis and
returned to Galena, where he remained until the
close of the war. He then sold out his interests
there and removed to the old Gratiot homestead,
near St. Louis, and engaged in farming, and where
he died in the fall of 1855. He married June 6,
1825, Virginia Billon, born May 19, 1805, and died
Nov. 29, 1871. Her father, Charles Billon, son of
Jean and Margaret Robert Billon, was born in Locle,
Canton Neufchattel, Switzerland, Jan. 10, 1766.
His ancestors were French Huguenots who had fled
from France, after the revocation of the Edict of
ISTantes. In 1787 after learning the watch-making
business, he removed to Paris, and in 1795 emigrated
to Philadelphia, where he established himself in bus-
iness and married there, May 12, 1797, Jeanne,
daughter of Pierre Stollenwerck, who was born at
Cape Francoise, San Domingo. In 1818 Mr. Billon
with his family moved to St. Louis and died there
Sept. 8, 1822, leaving children, Frederick, his son,
was born April 30, 1801, and was living in St. Louis
in 1893 ; he married Eulalie Generelly, Mch. 20,
1820, and had children, George, Clara and Ida.
552. Charles Billon Gratiot, born in St. Louis
April 3, 1828, studied medicine under
104 Creoles of St. Louis.
Dr. White, graduated from the Missouri
Medical College, m 1893 was practicing
his profession in Cheltenham, Mo. He
married Oct. 2, 1867, Edith, daughter of
John W. Thornburg of St. Louis.
553. Henry Terry Gratiot, born at Mineral
Point, "Wis., July 10, 1830, living at
Cheltenham, in 1893, unmarried.
554. Victoria Sophia Gratiot, born March 10,
1831, died in 1866, unmarried.
555. John Sarpy Gratiot.
556. Isabella Gratiot, born Aug. 25, 1836, died
557. Adolph Paul Gratiot, married Caroline
558. Marie Therese Gratiot, born April 15,
559. Paul Benjamin Gratiot, born Aug. 10,
Adolph Paul Gratiot. 557. Born in St. Louis,
Oct. 9, 1838, followed farming all his life, and in
1893 was living at the old Gratiot homestead at
Cheltenham, Mo. ; he married Jan. 1868, Caroline,
daughter of David Graham and Louisa Deaver, sister
of Larkin Deaver of St. Louis.
560. Paul Adolph Gratiot, born Feb. 22, 1870,
living at Cheltenham in 1893.
561. Bertha Gratiot, born Sept., 1874.
562. Clara Gratiot, born Sept. 19, 1876.
563. Edith Gratiot, born Sept. 19, 1876.
Pelagie Chouteau. 195. Born in New Orleans,
La., in 1762, died in St. Louis, June 5, 1812, married
Creoles of St. Louis. 105
July 27, 1776, Sylvestre Labbadie ; he was born in
Tarbs, France, and died in St. Louis, June 19, 1791.
Son of Dominick and Anne jBeZacLabbadie, their son
Sylvestre came to St. Louis in 1769 and engaged in
the fur trade, and afterwards entered into partner-
shop with his brother-in-law, Joseph Marie Papin,
in the commission business.
564. Sylvestre Labbadie, married Yictoire
565. Emilie Labbadie, married Bernard Pratte.
566. Marie Antoinette Labbadie, married Sept.
22, 1810, John TT. Honey of Virginia,
who came to St. Louis, in 1808, and was
in the city employ, and secondly, Oct.
19, 1816, John S. Little.
567. Pelagie Labbadie, married Gregoire B.
568. Sophie Labbadie, married Auguste P.
Sylvestre Labbadie. 564. Born in St. Louis,
Oct. 1, 1779, died there July 4, 1849. He was
engaged in the milling business in 181S and married,
June 5,1S07, Yictoire, daughter of Charles Gratiot;
she died May 5, 1860.
569. Virginie Labbadie, married J. A. Sire, June
6, 1827, and died Sept. 18, 1828. Mr.
Sire married secondly Rebecca Sefton,
widow of Auguste A. Chouteau.
Emilie Labbadie. 565. Born in St. Louis in 1781,
died there Xov. 3, 1844. Married May 13, 1794,
Bernard Pratte, who was born in St. Genevieve in
1772, and died in St. Louis April 1, 1836. Son of
106 Creoles of St. Louis.
Jean Baptist and Madeline Lalumandiere Pratte.
Her father, Alphonse Lalumandiere, married Aimee
de la Haye, whose family were, of the old French
nobility. Bernard Pratte came to St. Louis in
1893, where he engaged in commercial life.
570. Sylvestre S. Pratte, born in St. Louis, Sept.
22, 1779, and was in the employ of the
American Fur Company for many years ;
he died near Pike's Peak, Colo., June,
1828. He married Odile de Lassus
of Ste. Genevieve, who died June 5, 1842,
daughter of Camille de Lassus, younger
brother of the last Spanish Governor of
Upper Louisiana. After her husband's
death she married Louis Valle of Ste.
571. Bernard Pratte, Jr., married Marie Louise
572. Emilie Pratte, married Kamsay Crooks.
573. Therese Pratte, married W. B. Alexander,
secondly, Louis D. Peugnet.
574. Celeste Pratte, married StephenF. Nidelet.
575. Pelagie Pratte, married Louis V. Bogy.
576. Aimee Pratte, married Joseph Blaine.
Bernard Pratte, Jr. 571. Born in St. Louis,
Dec. 17, 1803, died there July, 1887. In early life
he was engaged in the fur trade, and was interested
in the American Fur Company ; he owned at one
time a steamboat plying in the New Orleans trade.
He was elected president of the Bank of Missouri.,
and was mayor of the city of St. Louis from 1844 to
'45. During his mayoralty, occured the great Hood,
Creoles of St. Louis. 107
and Major Pratte donated his entire salaiw to the
sufferers. In 1850 he retired from active life and
purchased a farm in Montgomery County, Mo.,
where he died. Mr. Pratte was of commanding
presence and courtly manners and was prominent
in social life in the early da} r s of St. Louis. He
married, July 20, 1824, Marie Louise, daughter of
Antoine and Marie Therese Papin Chenie.
577. Louise Pratte, married Clay Taylor.
578. Celeste Pratte, married j^ov. 16, 1853,
Augustus C. Tracy. He was up to the
date of his death engaged in the whole-
sale dry goods business in St. Louis,
where his widow was living in 1893. Son
of Edward Tracy, who came to St. Louis
from ]S T ew York in 1818, and entered
commercial life, was appointed city au-
ditor and re-appointed in 1820. He mar-
ried Mary Ann, daughter of Frederick
Dent, whose sister married Gen. U. S.
Grant, President of the United States.
The children of Edward Tracy were,
Charles, married Sophie Morton ; Ed-
ward, married Zoe Papin; Henry, died
unmarried; John W., died unmarried;
Augustus C, married Celeste Pratte;
William, married Maggie Sloan and was
living in jSew York in 1893.
579. Julia Pratte, married J. H. Dickinson,
U. S. A., secondly, Hon. William
580. Lina Pratte, married P. G. Robinson.
108 Creoles of St. Louis.
581. Bernard Pratte, married Julia Edwards of
Kentucky, neice of Gen. Zach. Taylor.
582. Sylvestre A. Pratte, married May Sloan.
Louise Pratte. 577. Born in St. Louis, was
living there in 1893. Married Xov. 16, 1853, Clay
Taylor, son of Col. X. P. and Matilda Christy
Ta3 f lor; daughter of Major William Christy, who
was born in Carlisle, Penn., Jan. 10, 1764:, and with
his parents removed to Jefferson County, Ky. In
1788 was appointed lieutenant of a troop of cavalry,
participating in St. Claire's campaign, in 1791 was
adjutant of a Kentucky regiment of militia and
served under Gen. Wayne. In 1792 he married
Martha Thompson, of Jefferson County, Ky., and
continued on his farm until 1801, when he came to
St. Louis, and in 1809 was elected corporation trus-
tee, and register U. S. land office; appointed major
of the Louisiana Rangers and died April, 1837.
His children were, Sarah, married Dr. Bernard G.
Farrar; Mary Anne, married Major Thomas Wright,
U. S. Army; Matilda, married Dr. D. V. Walker,
and secondly Col. N". P. Taylor; Francis, married
Major Taylor Berry and secondly Judge Robert
Wash ; Eliza, married Gen. W. II. Ashley, U. S.
Army; Hariet, married Capt. James Dean, U. S.
Army; Virginia, married Dr. Edwin B. Smith;
Edward, died unmarried ; Howard, married Susan
Preston, of Kentucky.
583. Bernard Pratte Taylor.
581. Porter Taylor.
Julia Pratte. 579. Born in St. Louis, was liv-
ing in Denver, Colo., in 1893. Married first, Capt.
Creoles of St. Louis. 109
John H. Dickinson, U. S. A., born in Ohio, was
admitted to the U. S. Military Academy in 1843,
breveted 2d Lieut. 4th Art. 1847, 2d Lieut. 1st Art.
1847, 1st Lient. 1850, captain Q. M. 1856, resigned
1864, breveted major for efficient and meritorious
services in Ohio. He was stationed, at Cincinnati for
many years, where he died in 1870.
585. Louise Dickinson, married Frank Sherwin.
586. Sidney Dickinson.
587. Julie Dickinson.
588. Elizabeth Dickinson.
Julia Pkatte Dicklxsox. 579. Married secondly
Hon. William Gilpin. In 1856 was 2nd Lient. of
Dragoons, U. S. Arm} 7 , 1st Lieut. 1856, and re-
signed April, 1858. Was appointed the first Terri-
torial Governor of Colorado. He was living in
Denver, Col., in 1S93.
589. Marie Gilpin.
590. Louis Bogy Gilpin.
591. William Gilpin, was accidentally killed in
1892 b} r the premature discharge of his
gun, when hunting.
Louise Dicklxsox. 585. Born in Cincinnati,
Ohio, was living in Boston, Mass., in 1893. Mar-
ried Frank Sherwin, a widower, who was, prior to
1&86, a large mining operator in Colorado, in 1893
was living in Boston engaged in the business of
a mining broker.
592. Jack Sherwin.
593. Marie Louise Sherwin.
Lixa Pratte. 580. Born in St. Louis and died
there. She married Dr. P. G. Robinson of North
110 Creoles of St. Louis.
Carolina, a surgeon in the Confederate Army.
After the war came to St. Louis. His mother,
who was a Miss Gervais, was of French Huguenot
extraction ; Dr. Robinson was practicing his profes-
sion in St. Louis in 1893.
591. Paul Robinson.
595. Gervais Robinson.
596. Nina Robinson.
597. Marie Robinson.
598. Belle Robinson.
599. Lee Robinson.
600. Violla Robinson.
Syevestre A. Pratt. 582. Bom in St. Louis,
died there in 1889 ; he married May Sloan of St;
Louis. She was living in St. Louis, a widow, in
601. Bernard Pratte.
602. Sylvester A. Pratte.
Emilte Prattle. 572. Born in St. Louis, died
in New York City. Married Mch. 10, 1825, Ram-
say Crooks, a native of Scotland, who came to this
country when a youth ; he was for many years in the
employ of the American Fur Co., and returned to
New York, where he died.
603. Emily Crooks, married Charles Noel.
604. Marguerite Crooks, married Edward
605. Virginia Crooks, married John S. Gourd.
606. Ramsay Crooks, died young.
607. Sylvester Crooks, living in New York,
608. Bernard Crooks, died unmarried.
Creoles of St. Louis. Ill
609. William Crooks, U. S. Army, he married
twice, and in 1S93 was living in St. Paul,
Emily Crooks. 603. Born in ^"ew York City, was
living there in 1S93. Married Charles Noel of New
610. Marie Noel, married Hoguet of i!s"ew
611. Virginia Noel, entered the religious order
612. Annette Noel, married and died in New
Marguerite Crooks. 604. Born in New York,
died there. Married Edward Plunkett of New
613. John Plunkett, died in New York City.
614. Marie Plunkett, married Corrigan,
nephew of Archbishop Corrigan of New
615. Svlvie Plunkett.
Virginia Crooks. 605. Born in New York. In
1893 was living, a widow, in Lyons, France. Mar-
ried John S. Gourd of Lyons. He was one of the
largest silk manufacturers of Lyons.
616. Sophie Gourd.
617. Alphonse Gourd.
618. Fannie Gourd, married Col. Michel of the
619. Henri Gourd, married Noel of New
York, and was living there in 1893.
Theresa Pratte. 573. Married twice, first,
112 Creoles of St. Louis.
March 21, 1821, to Walter B. Alexander; he came
to St. Louis in 1820, as chief clerk for Col. Stroth-
er and died there July 15, 1826. Married secondly
February, 1S30, in Philadelphia, Louis D. Peugnet,
born in France, where he took a prominent part in
the political troubles, preceding the coronation of
Napoleon the third, as Emperor. Mr. Peugnet
shortly after that came to the United States and in
company with his brother established a Civil and
Military Academy in New York City.
620. Ernest Peugnet, married Helene S.
621. Armand Peugnet, married Virginia Sarpy
622. Louise Peugnet, married Pratte Nidelet.
Erxest Peugxet. 620. Born in New York in
1838. Was appointed from New York March 16,
1863, Captain Assistant Quartermaster U. S. Vol.
Service, and was mustered out Oct. 6, 1865, from
the Quartermaster Department. In 1893 he was
ensfasred in the Fire and Marine Ins. business in St.
Louis. He married Helene, daughter of John P.
Thompson, of Lexington, Ky.
623. Marie Therese Peugnet, born in 1868.
621. Louis D. Peugnet, born in 1870.
625. Ernest Peugnet, born in 1875.
Aemaxd Peugnet. 621. Born in New York City,
he was for several years French Consul in Cincinnati,
Ohio. In 1893 was living in St. Louis. He mar-
ried in Pome, Italy, in 1869, Virginia Sarpy, widow
of Frederick Berthold. .
Creoles of St. Louis. 113
626. Maurice Peugnet. Born in 1870, and in
1893 was a cadet at the U. S. !Naval
Celeste Peatte. 571:. Born in St. Louis, was
living there in 1893. Married Aug. 12, 1826,
Stephen F. Xidelet, born on the island of San
Domingo, of French parentage, came to Philadelphia
when a youth, and in course of time by energy and
industry became a member of the firm of Chapman
& Nidelet, silk merchants. When on a visit to St.
Louis, he married and returned to Philadelphia,
where his eldest children were born. In 1811, with
his family, returned to St. Louis, where he died in
627. James C. aSTidelet, born in Philadelphia,
Jan. 15, 1834:. Came to St. Louis with
his parents, in 1811. He studied medicine
and entered into the practice of his pro-
fession in St. Louis. In 1861 he joined
the Confederate army, serving as chief
surgeon under General Price. In 1866
returned to St. Louis, and accepted the
chair of Anatomy in the Missouri Medical
College. In 1872 was appointed police
inspector, and in 1893 was practicing his
628. Sylvestre JSTidelet, born in Philadelphia,
came to St. Louis with his parents, grad-
uating in medicine, engaged in the prac-
tice of his profession. He was for several
years surgeon in the U. S. Army. In
1861 resigned and entered the Confeder.
114 Creoles of St. Louis.
ate Army as surgeon, serving throughout
the "war. In 1893 he was living in St.
Louis, after an absence of many years.
629. Pratt e Xidelet, married Louise Peugnet.
630. Mary Xidelet, died unmarried.
630. Joseph Xidelet, died unmarried.
631. Celeste Nidelet, married Charles Michel.
63.2. Frank Xidelet, married Xettie Renick.
633. Lizzie Xidelet, married Fred Yon Phul.
Celeste Xidelet. 631. Born in Philadelphia,
Sept. 3, 1813, was living in St. Louis in 1S93.
Married Dr. Charles Michell, who was born and
raised in Charleston, S. C. He studied medicine at
various schools in America ^nd Europe. In 1861
he joined the Confederate army and served through-
out the war. At the close of the war he came to
St. Louis, where in 1893 he was practicing his
634. Charles Michel], born July 19, 1875.
635. Celeste Michell, born Dec. 7, 1877.
Frank Xidelet. 632. Born in St. Louis, June
9, 1816, followed the profession of telegraphy, and
in 1893 was in the employ of the city government.
He married in 1S76, Xettie, daughter of Col. Robert
Renick, who came to St. Louis in 1810, and was
identified with the business interests of the citv-
636. Mary Xidelet, born April 27, 1878.
637. Celeste Xidelet, born Dec. 1, 1880.
638. Elizabeth X T idelet, born Jan. 29, 1S83.
639. Stephen Xidelet, born Aug. 9, 1888.
Lizzie Xidelet. 633. Born in St. Louis in 1837,
died there April •!, 1881, married Frederick von Phul,
grandson of William von Phul, who was of a noble
Creoles of St. Louis. 115
family of Germany, was born in Westhofen, Central
Pfalz, Oct. 14, 1737, and came to America in 1764,
settling in Lancaster, Perm., where he married in
1775, Catherine Graff , and had the following children,
George, Catherine, William, Sarah, Henry, Maria,
Philip and Graff von Phul. His son Henry was
bom Aug. 14, 1784, in Philadelphia, where his
parents and all his brothers in 1792 died of the yellow
fever. In 1800 he removed to Lexington, Ky., resid-
ing there 10 years, in the employ of Wm. Holt, the
brother-in-law of Henry Clay. His duties were to
take charge of the keel boats loaded with flour, lead,
bagging and rope, which he would exchange at
various points on the river for cotton, selling the
same in New Orleans and returning to Lexington
on horseback. In 1811 he came to St. Louis, where
he volunteered in the company commanded by
Nathaniel Boone, son of Daniel Boone, and with his
company participated in the Indian wars. He con-
tinued in business in St. Louis and in 1831 formed a
partnership with Theo. McGill, in the wholesale
grocery business, and afterwards was senior partner
of the firm of Von Phul, Waters & Co. He filled
several important offices under the municipal gov-
ernment and died Sept. 8, 1874. He married, June 10,
1816, Rosalie Genevieve, daughter of Dr. Antoine
Saugrain* He was born in Lexington, Ky., June
* Dr. Antoine Francois Saugrain, born in Paris, France, Feb. 17. 1757,
son of Claude Marin Saugrain, who was librarian for many years of the
Arsenal Library of Paris, the largest in France, and who, by his presence
of mind, saved it from destruction by the mob during the revolution,
died in Paris in 1806, aged 70. Dr. Saugrain was educated as a pbysican
and chemist and at an early age entered the service of the king of Spain,
116 Creoles of St. Louis.
22, 1792, and had the following children, Marie, mar-
ried T.M. Taylor ; Eliza, married Judge William M.
Cook ; Julia, married A. T. Bird, a Louisiana planter ;
Frederick, married Lizzie Xidelet ; Benjamin, mar-
ried Mattie Lap, and served throughout the war as
a staff and line officer in the Confederate army.
Philip married first, Miss Chatard, secondly Miss
Throckmorton; Henry, married Mary Daigel;
640. Celest von Phul, married Charles Cook.
641. Stephen von Paul, married Xellie Knapp.
612. Marie von Phul married Edward Kim-
613. Elizabeth von Phul, married Joseph
<544. Adeline von Phul.
645. Sylvester von Phul.
Celeste Yon Phul. 640. Born in St. Louis, was
■who sent him to Spanish America to examine the geology, mineralogy
and general history of that country. He returned to Spain in 17S3. In
1787, in company with a French savant, returned to America, bringing
with him letters of introduction to Benjamin Franklin. Dr Saugrain in
his explorations iu Kentucky was captured by the Indians, after
much suffering made his escape, returned to France, and in 1792 with a
party of French colonists, with whom was the lady he afterwards married ,
settled at Gallopolis O., where, Mch. 20, 1793, he married Virginie Rosalie
Micbau, born July 23, 177G, daughter of John Michau. Dr. Saugrain
removed to Lexington, Ky., and in 1797 came to St. Louis, where he
became the principal physician of the village. He died in 1820, his
widow surviving him many years. There children were, Rosalie, married
Henry von Phul ; Frederick j Eliza, married James Kennerly ; Eugenie, mar-
ried John Reel; Henrietta, married Thomas Noel; Alphonse; John Michau,
son of Andrew Michau and Marie Bailene of Petit Cnamps, Pari*, mar-
ried in Paris and came to Gallopolis O., in 1790 and in 1800, with Dr. Sau-
grain came to St. Louis, where he was appointed a justice of the peace.
Children, Rosalie Genevieve married Dr. Saugrain; Sophie, married
Dr. John H. Robinson; John Alex; Melchoir.
Creoles of St. Louis. 117
living there in 1893, married Charles Cook, who was
born in Virginia and in 1893 was engaged in the
lumber business in St. Louis.
616. Frederick Cook, born in 1881.
647. Sarah Cook, born in 1882.
618. Charles Cook, born in 1884.
619. Lizzie Cook, born in 1885.
650. Henry Cook, born in 1887.
651. Lucy Cook, born in 1890.
Stephen Vox Phul. 611. Born in St. Louis, was
living there in 1893 ; he married ^STellie, daughter of
George Knapp of St. Louis, who was one of the
original owners of the "Missouri Republican."
652. Carroll Von Phul, born in 1890.
Marie Vox Phul. 612. Born in St. Louis, was
living in Alabama in 1893, married Edward Kim-
b rough, who was engaged in business in Alabama.
653. Price Kimbrough, born in 1886.
Elizabeth Vox Phul. 643. Born in St. Louis,
was living there in 1893, married Joseph Murphy,
whose father was St. Louis street commissioner in
654. Lucile Murphy, born in 1S90.
Pelagie Pratte. 575. Born and died in St.
Louis, married Louis Vital Bogy, born in St. Gene-
vieve, April 9, 1813, and died in St. Louis, Sept. 20,
1877, son of Joseph Bogy, born in Kaskaskia, 111.,
removed to Ste. Genevieve in 1805, and married
Marie Beauvais, daughter of Vital Beauvais, whose
ancestors came from Canada to the western territory,
in 1740 ; Mr. Bogy after leaving school entered the
law office of Judge Nathanial Pope, of Kaskaskia, 111.
118 Creoles of Si. Louis.
Upon his leaving home he left the following document
with his mother : "St. Genevieve, Mo. , Jan. 16, 1832.
On this day I left home, under charge of Mr. Will-
iam Shannon, an old friend of my father, to go to
Kaskaskia to study law in the office of Judge Pope.
My education is very limited, but with hard study I
may overcome it ; I am determined to try and my
intention is to return to my native State to practice
law if I can qualify myself, and while doing so to
become U.S. Senator from my native State, and to
work for this until I am sixty years of age. I will
pray to God to give me the resolution to persevere
in this intention. I have communicated this to my
mother and given her this paper to keep, so help me
God." In January, 1873, he was elected U. S.
Senator from Missouri, and in the April following he
was sixty years of age. Gov. Keynolds, of Illinois,
in May, 1832, issued a proclamation asking for vol-
unteers to suppress the Indian outbreak in Illinois
and Missouri. Mr. Bogy, although an invalid, vol-
unteered as a private soldier, and served in the com-
pany of Capt. Freeman, participating in the battles
of Wisconsin Heights and Bad Ax, where Black-
hawk was captured. Mr. Bogy returned to Kas-
kaskia, where he resumed his studies, until Dec,
1833, when he entered the Saw school of Transylvania
University, Lexington, Ky., graduating in 1835
returned to his native State and settled in St.
Louis in 1835, where he commenced the practice
of the law. lie was elected to the State legislature
in 1810, and in 1819 decided to enter the political
arena. In 1818 he, with others, purchased the f am-
Creoles of St. Louis. 119
ous Iron Mountain, which proved an unsuccessful
venture, and was forced to resume the practice
of his profession, which he continued to do until the
breaking out of the war, when, owing to his well-
known Southern sympathies, he could not sub-
scribe to the iron-clad oath exacted by the Federal
authorities of all business and professional men in
St. Louis, he Avas therefore compelled to relinquish
his practice. In 1867 he was appointed to the head
of the Indian Bureau as Commissioner of Indian
Affairs. In 1S73 he was elected U. S. Senator from
Missouri, and in March of that year took his seat.
655. Benjamin Bogy, died Oct. 31, 1857.
656. Joseph Bogy, married Eliza Kimbell.
657. Celeste Bogy, married Eugene Karst, who
was a native of Germany and came to
St. Louis in earlv life and eng-a^ed in the
658. Josephine Bogy, married Thomas Xoonan.
Joseph Bogy. 656. Born in St. Louis, Dec. 4,
1838. After leaving school he engaged in the lum-
ber business, which he relinquished to enter mercan-
tile life. Married July 12, 1860, Eliza, daughter of
E. B. and Julia Soulard Kimbell. Mr. Kimbell
was a native of the State of Xew York and removed
to Galena, 111., where he married Julia, daughter of
James " Gaston " Soulard, and removed to St. Louis
and had children, Benjamin, married Fannie Lopez
of New Mexico ; Eliza, married Joseph Bogy ; Mary,
married John, son of Gen. W. S. Harney, U. S. A.,
and Mary Mullanphy, whose daughter Antoinette,
married Henry T., son of Gen. Beauregard, of the
120 Creoles of St. Louis.
Confederate army; Isabella, married John Wherry;
James G., married Kate Stockton ; A dele.
(559. Julia A. Bogy, born Oct. 9, 1861.
660. Louis Vital Bogy, born in St. Louis, April
16, 1864. He was for several years en-
gaged in newspaper work, which he relin-
quished to accept a governmental position
in Washington City. Mr. Bogy was the
author of " In Office" and " A Common
Man." He was living in Washington
661. Bernard Pratte Bogy, married Elonar May
662. Henry Soulard Bogy, born May 12, 1870.
663. Ramsey Crooks Bogy, born July 11, 1872.
664. Genevieve Bogy, born July 25, 1874.
Bekn t akd Pratte Bogy. 661. Born in St. Louis,
Sept. 26, 1866, was engaged in business in St. Louis
in 1893. He married, Feb. 5, 1890, Elonar May
Griffith of St. Louis.
665. Violet Bogy, born Jan. 15, 1891.
Josephine Bogy. 658. Born in St. Louis, was
living there, a widow, in 1S93 ; married Sept. 3,
1872, Thomas Xoonan, who was born in St. Louis,
and was engaged in the real estate business at the
time of his death, Feb. 1, 1890.
666. Bogy Xoonan, born Aug. 17, 1875.
667. Celeste Xoonan, born Sept. 30, 1876.
668. Adele Xoonan, born Jan. 6, 1879.
669. MaryXoonan, bom Dec. 20, 1883.
670. Irene Xoonan, born Xov. 30, 1888.
671. Thomas Xoonan, born June 27, 1890.
Creoles of St. Louis. 121
672. Sarpy Noonan, born June 27, 1890.
Aimee Pratte. 576. Born in St. Louis, died in
San Francisco, Cal. ; married Joseph Blaine, born
in England, died in San Francisco, Cal.
673. Edna Blaine, married Peter Donahoe of
San Francisco ; he was a prominent
banker of that city, and was living there
in 1893, they had several children.
674. Joseph Blaine.
675. Aimee Blaine, married EL T. Schnelly and
was living in California, in 1893.
676. Bernard Blaine.'
677. Jennie Blaine.
Pelagie Labbadie. 567. Married, May, 1, 1777,
Gregoire Berald Sarpy, born in France, in 1764,
came to St. Louis in 1786, where he died May
15, 1824. Son of Charles Sarpy and Susanne Trent,
residents of Fumel, Gascony, France ; they had the
following children, John B., died in New Orleans in
1798, unmarried ; Sylvestre Delor, married and died
in New Orleans; Susanne, married d' Alvarez of
France ; Marie, married Laporte of France ; Gregoire,
Berald, married Pelagie Labbadie.
678. John B. Sarpy, married Adele Cabanne,
secondly, Martha Pussel.
679. Susanne Sarpy, born Oct. 22, 1800, died
680. Pierre Labbadie Sarpy, born in 1805, died
in the Pocky Mountains.
681. Thomas L. Sarpy.
John Berald Sarpy. 678. Born Jan. 12, 1798,
died at St. Louis, April 1, 185" He was for many
122 Creoles of St. Louis.
years engaged in the fur trade in the employ of
Chouteau & Berthold. He married twice ; his first
wife was Adele Cabanne, to whom he was married
Sept. 17, 1820; she was born in St. Louis in 1805,
and died there Mch. 27, 1833.
GS2. Virginia Sarpy, born in St. Louis and was
living there in 1893 ; married twice, first
to Frederick Berthold, and secondly to
Johx Berald Sarpy. 678. Married secondly,
April 15, 1838, Martha, daughter of James Pussel.
She died in Xova Scotia.
683. John B. Sarpy, born Dec. 7, 1838, died in
684:. Adele Sarpy, married J. L. D. Morrison.
Adele Sarpy. 681. Born in St. Louis, May 10,
184:2, was living there in 1893. Married, April 10,
1861, James L. D. Morrison, who was born April 12,
1816, son of Robert Morrison of Philadelphia, who
removed to Kaskaskia in 1790. He married Eliza,
daughter of Col. Lowiy of Baltimore, Md. By
this marriage he had a daughter Lilly, who married
Joseph P. Carr.* J. L. D. Morrison as a youth
* Joseph P. Carr, great-grandson of Walter Carr, of Virginia, grand-
son of Charles Carr, brother of Judge William C Carr, was born in Vir-
ginia, Oct. 29, 1774. He removed to Kentucky, where he volunteered in
a Kentucky regiment, under Wayne, and served tbroughout the Indian
troubles. In 181 S he again volunteered his services and was appointed
paymaster in Col. Dudley's regiment, he was taken prisoner by the
Indians and forced to run the gauntlet, escaping uninjured. Returned,
after the war, to his farm, where be died. He married Elizabeth, daughter
of Gen. Levi Todd, of Kentucky. Children, Lucieu, married Cornelia
Crow, of St. Louis; Walter C; Robert E., married Sarah Black; Alfred,
married Angelica Yeatman. Walter C Carr, born in Kentucky, came to
St. Louis at an early clay, where he was appointed city auditor. He
Creoles of St. Louis. 123
assisted his father, who was then the first large
mail contractor. In 1832 entered the U. S. Navy
as a midshipman ; returning in 1836 to Illinois com-
pleted his studies and was admitted to the bar, and
died in St. Louis in 18S9.
685. Martha Morrison, married Eugene Kelly.
686. Virginia Morrison, married Clark Carr.
687. Julia Olivia Morrison, born Jan. 21, 1S67,
died Mch. 21, 1S70.
688. John B. Sarpy Morrison, born Jan. 9,
1871, died Aug. 13, 1875.
Martha Morrison. 685. Born in St. Louis,
Mch. 4, 1S62, married Feb. 14, 1882, Eugene Kelly
of St. Louis.
689. Florence Adele Kelly, born Jan. 11, 1883.
690. James Henry Kelly, born Aug. 21, 18S9.
Virginia Morrison. 686. Born in St. Louis,
Dec. 10, 1863, living there in 1893. Married, Feb.
31, 1891, Clark Carr, son of Eugene A. Carr, who
was born in ISTew York, and admitted to the L T . S.
Military Academy in 1846, graduated Jul} 7 1, 1850,
and was appointed Brevt. 2nd Lieut, of Mounted
Rifles, 2nd Lieut. 1st Cavalry 1855, Captain 1858,
Brevt. Lieut.-Col. 1861, for gallant and meritorious
service in the battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo.
Colonel 3rd Cavalry 1861, Brevt. Brig.-Gen. Vols.
1862, for destinguished service in the battle of Pea
Ridge, Major 5th Cavalry 1862, Brevt. Colonel
married Francis Wescott, of Philadelphia. Children, Joseph P., married
Lilly Morrison; Harry, married Miss Zimmermau; Walter, married
Marie, granddaughter of Gen. C. W. Karney, U. S. A.; Nellie, married
Zimmerman; Susie, married John Inslee; Fannie.
124 Creoles of St. Louis.
1863, for gallant and meritorious service in action of
Black River Bridge, Brevt. Major-Gen. Yols.
1865, Brevt. Brig.-Gen. 1865, for gallant and
meritorious service in capture of Little Rock, Ark.,
Brevt. Major-Gen. 1865, for gallant and meritorious
service in the field during the war, mustered out of
the service in 1S66. Lieutenant-Colonel 4th Cavalry
U. S. Army in 1873, transferred to 5th Cavalry
691. Eugene M. Carr, born 2*0 v. 25, 1891.
Marie Louise Chouteau. 196. Born in St. Louis
in 1764, died there Feb. 27, 1817- Married Jan. 9,
1779, Joseph Marie Papin, who was born in Montreal,
Canada, in 1741, and died in St. Louis, April 18,
1802. A French officer, the first of the name,
came to Canada with General Chaplain, was a
native of France, a descendant of the Orleans
branch of the De La Papin family, who trace their
ancestry to the 13th century, where they are estab-
lished among the gentry of noble standing. His
grandson, Pierre Papin, was born in Montreal and
married Anne Peletier; their children were, Gillis,
born in Bourdon ville, married Marie F. Chapman,
and secondly Marie Benoist : Joseph, married Mar-
guerite Pepin ; Joseph Marie, married Marie Louise
692. Joseph Papin, born in St. Louis, June 8,
1780, died there April, 1850 ; he married
Feb. 15, 1830, the widow Bradshaw.
693. Marguerite Papin, married M. P. Leduc.
694. Alexandre La Force Papin, married Julia
Creoles of St. Louis. 125
695. Marie Therese Papin, married Antoine
696. Marie Louise Papin, born in St. Louis, in
1786, married secondly H. Renard ; her
first husband was Antoine Roy ; he was
a grandson of Julius Le Roy, who came
to St. Louis in 1764, and married in
Mobile, Ala., Marie Barard, and had
the following children, Charles, mar-
ried Susan Dodier; Madelaine, married
Francis Hebert ; Julius, married Louise
Coble, his son Antoine married Marie
697. Hypolite Leber Papin, married Josephine
698. Pelagie Papin, born in 1789, died in 179S.
699. Sophie Papin, born in 1791, died April
700. Pierre Millicour Papin.
701. Sylvestre V. Papin, married Clementine
702. Emilie Papin, married F. D. Chauvin.
703. Pierre Didier Papin, married Catherine
■ 701. Theodore Dartigny Papin, married Marie
Marguerite Papin. 693. Born in St. Louis in
1781, died there April 1, 1808. Married Aug. 30,
1802, Marie Philip Le Due, who died in St. Louis.
Son of Giles Le Due, and grandson of J. A. Le
Due and Marie Humeler ; was born in St. Denis,
Paris, France, in 1773, and when a young man came
126 Creoles of St. Louis.
to Louisiana with his mother, then a widow, and
two brothers, where he remained until 1793. He
was private secretary to Governor De Lassus and
came with him to St. Louis, as secretary of Upper
Louisiana. He rilled various positions in the civil
government of the province, until his death in St.
Louis in 1810.
705. Zoe Le Due, born in St. Louis in 1807,
died in 1823, unmarried.
Alexandre La Fokce Papin. 69L Born in St.
Louis in 1783, died there in 1849. Married July 10,
1810, Julie Brazeau, granddaughter of Joseph
Brazeau, a native of Canada, who removed to
Kaskaskia, where he was killed by the Indians in
1779 ; his widow, born in Canada in 1719, moved to
St. Louis with her children and died there Mch. 13,
1793, leaving the following children, Joseph, born in
Canada, died in St. Louis Xov. 23, 1816, married
Marie Therese Delisle ; Louis, Sr., born in 1715, died
Dec. 5, 1828, married Marie Louise Delisle, who
was born in Kaskaskia in 1750 and died in St. Louis
Nov. 26, 1810; Francoise, born in 1757, died April,
1826, married Jno. B. Chauvin. The children of
Louis Brazeau, Sr., were, Joseph, married Julie
Phisbec ; Louis, Jr., married Therese DeMoulins;
Auguste, married Melanie St. Cir ; Marie, married
J. B. Duchouquette ; Therese, married Charles
Bosseron ; Julie, married Alexandre L. Papin ;
Cecille, married Charles Sanguinett; Aurora, mar-
ried Louis Bompart.
706. Marguerite Papin, married Henri Mas-
Creoles of /St. Lout's. 127
707. Fannie Papin, married Larkin Deaver.
708. Alexandre Papin, born in 1817, died in
709. Aimee Henriette Papin, married Jeremiah
710. Julie Papin, born 1820. *
711. Marie Sophie Papin, born in 1823.
Marguerite Papin. 706. Born in St. Louis,
Nov. 2, 1828. Married Dr. Henri Masure, who
was born in Belgium, and with his brother, Dr.
Angnste Masnre, came to St. Louis, where they
were both very successful in their practice ; they
both removed to Mexico.
712. Aimee Masnre, married John Johnson.
Adiee Masure. 712. Born and died in St. Louis,
married John Johnson of St. Louis, stepson of Dr.
Saunderson, and was living in St. Louis in 1893.
713. George Johnson, living in St. Louis in
1893, married and had several children.
Fanxie Papix. 707. Born in St. Louis, May 10,
1815, died there July 11, 1891. Married in 1831,
Larkin Deaver, who was born in Baltimore, Md., in
1801, of an old and well-known Maryland family,
and came to St. Louis as clerk for Isaac Walker,
and afterwards established a carpet house. He died
in Baltimore, Mch. 21, 1851.
714. Richard Cromwell Deaver, died May 28,
* 715. Julia Deaver, married Henry Chouteau ;
secondly, C. Hewitt.
716. Laura Deaver, married Henry Schultz.
717. Louisa Deaver, married Bernard Cauliield.
128 Creoles of St. Louis.
718. Sophie Denver, born in 1838, died young.
719. James A. Deaver, married Louisa Mur-
720. Augusta Deaver, died young.
721. Maria " Puss " Deaver, born in St. Louis,
was living in California in 1893. Mar-
ried, in 1868, Charles B. Parker, born in
Dubuque, Iowa, son of Captain Parker,
a pioneer Missouri river steamboatman.
In 1893 he was in business in Oakland,
representing an eastern tobacco manu-
Julia Deaver. 715. Born in St. Louis, 1833,
living, a widow, at Washington, D. C, in 1893.
Married, first, Henry Chouteau, and secondly Cor-
nelius Hewitt; he was born in Philadelphia, and
came to St. Louis, where he engaged in business.
722. May Hewitt, married Lieut. Williams,
U. S. A.
May Hewitt. 722. Born in St. Louis, was
living in Washington, D. C, in 1893. Married
Lieut. John x\.. Williams, U. S. Army.
723. Juliette W r illiams.
721:. Dorothy Williams.
Laura Deaver. 716. Born in St. Louis, was
living there in 1S93. Married Amos H. Schultz,
who was born in Germantown, Penn., and came to
St. Louis when a youth and engaged in the book
business. In 1893 was in the real estate business.
725. Fannie Schultz.
726. William Schultz.
727. Lulu Schultz.
Creoles of St. Louis. 129
728. James Schultz.
729. Addison Schultz.
Louisa Deaver. 717. Born in St. Louis, in 1834,
was living, a widow, in Milwaukee, in 1893. Mar-
ried the Hon. Bernard Caulfield, member of Con-
gress from Illinois. He was born in Kentucky, and
came to St. Louis, where he married and then
removed to Chicago, where he died in 1888.
730. George Caulfield.
731. Josephine Caulfield.
732. Louis Caulfield.
733. Laura Caulfield.
James Alexander Deaver. 719. Born in St.
Louis Oct. 1, 1840. Student of Georgetown Col-
lege. In 1856 returned to St. Louis and entered
the drug business, and in 1867 engaged in farming
in St. Louis County. He married Laura, daughter
of William Murdoch of St. Louis, and was living
there in 1893.
734. Marie Deaver.
Aimee Henbiette Papin. 709. Born in St. Louis
in 1848, died there. Married Jeremiah Wilcox, who
for many years was in the carpet business, with his
brother-in-law, Larkin Deaver. After his wife's
death he married Clara, widow of Danjin, daughter
of Edward Tesson and Lucy Maroth. Mr. Tesson
was born on the island of San Domingo, and with
his parents came to St. Louis, where he established
the banking house of Edward Tesson & Co. ; his
children were, Edward ; Clara, married Danjin and
secondly Jeremiah Wilcox; Cecile, married Renoist;
Naomi ; Theodore ; Louis ; Joseph.
130 Creoles of St. Louis.
735. Fannie Wilcox.
736. Ida Wilcox, married U. S. Senator Dick-
son of Butte, Montana, and was living
in Washington in 1893.
Hytolite Leber Papin. 697. Born in St. Louis
in 1788, died there. Married July 4, 1815, Josephine
Loisel born in 1801 and died in 1812, daughter of
Registre and Helene Chauvin Loisel.
737. Hypolite Papin, Jr., born in St. Louis in
April 6, 1819, was living there in 1893,
738. Joseph L. Papin, born in St. Louis in
1821, married Sophie Shaw ; she mar-
ried secondly, Captain Patrick Yore.
739. J. Theodore Papin, married Adeline Yion.
740. Alexandre P. Papin, born in St. Louis in
1838, married Lodier.
741. Henry Papin.
742. Pierre Millicour Papin, married Marie De
743. Eugene Papin, married Mary Boothe.
744. Marie Louise " Manette " Papin, married
E. C. Dupre.
745. Zoe Papin, married Edward Tracy.
' 746. Emily Lise Papin, married James Waugh.
747. Marie Josephine Papin, married P. C.
J. Theodore Papix. 739. Born in St. Louis in
1830. In 1893 he was living there. Married Ada-
line Vion, who was living in St. Louis in 1893.
748. Gracie Papin.
749. Adele Papin.
Creoles of St. Louis. 131
750. Rene Papin.
751. Yion Papin.
752. Sophie Papin, married H. L. Hey del.
753. Alise Papin, married W. H. Walker, Jr.
754. Zoe Papin, married De Lor Burthe.
Sophie Papin. 752. Born in St. Louis, Jan. 5,
1867, living there in 1893. Married April 15, 1890,
Harry L. Hey dell, who was bom in Louisiana,
Aug., 1860, son of Dr. Heydell, who married Mary
E., daughter of John Byrne, Jr., the pioneer real
estate agent of St. Louis. Dr. Heydell entered the
real estate business with his father-in-law, at whose
death the firm 'svas changed to F. L. Heydell &
755. Marie Heydell, born May 1, 1891.
Alise Papin. 753. Born in St. Louis, was living
there in 1893. Married May, 1890, William H.
Walker, son of DTD. Walker, of the firm of Ely &
Walker, one of the largest wholesale dry goods
houses in the west.
756. Adelied Walker, born May, -1891.
Zoe Pappn. 754. Born in St. Louis, living in
ISTew Orleans in 1893, married De Lor Burthe of
that city, a member of one of the old and promi-
nent Creole families of Louisiana.
757. Carlisle Burthe, born in 1888.
758. De Lor Burthe.
Pierre Mpllicour Papin. 742. Born in St.
Louis, Feb. 22, 1823, living there in 1893, married
in 1851, Marie De Moulins, who was born in St.
Louis in 1852, daughter of Auguste De Moulins,
who came to St. Louis at an early day.
132 Creoles of St. Louis.
759. Augnste Papin, born in St. Louis in
760. Marie " Manette " Papin, married Charles
761. Edward Papin, died young.
762. Alphonse Papin, died young.
763. William Papin, died young.
764. Marie Eugenie Papin, married Walter B.
765. Eobert H. Papin.
766. Joseph E. Papin.
767. Pierre Millicour Papin.
768. Sylvestre Papin.
Marie "Manette" Papin. 760. Born in St.
Louis in 1857; in 1893 was living in St. Joseph,
Mo., where she married in 1881, Charles Shroup,
of that place.
769. Marie Manette Shroup.
770. Pegnier Shroup.
771. Mason Shroup.
Marie Eugenie Papin. 764. Born in St. Louis,
in 1893 was living in St. Louis County; married
Walter B. Colburne of St. Louis.
772. Marie E. Colburne.
773. Frederick M. Colburne.
Eugene Papin. 713. Born and died in St. Louis.
He served throughout the war in the Confederate
army. Married in 1860 Mary Boothe, who was
living in St. Louis in 1893. Daughter of William
and Mary Tesson Ilonore Boothe.
774. William Boothe Papin, born Dec. 3, 1868.
775. Fanny M. Papin, born May 17, 1870.
Creoles of St. Louis. 133
776. Josephine Papin, born June 18, 1870.
777. Eugene Papin, born in 1877.
Louisa "Manette" Papin. 744. Born in St.
Louis in 1817 ; married Eugene Charles Dupre, a
native of Paris, France, who came to St. Louis at
an early date, and opened a ladies' Parisian cloak
establishment and afterwards established the first
778. Alphonse Dupre, he was arrested by the
Federal authorities in 1862, and impris-
* oned at Alton, HI., escaping in company
with Major "Wyman of St. Louis, joined
the Confederate army, serving through-
out the war, was killed in one of the
779. Minnie Dupre, died unmarried.
Zoe Papin. 745. Born in St. Louis in 1827, died
at Faribault, Minn., April, 1875; married Edward
M. Tracy, who was drowned in the Mississippi river.
Son of Edward Tracy, who came to St. Louis in 1818
from New York City and engaged in business. He
was appointed in 1851 city auditor. In 1820, he
married Mary Ann, daughter of Capt. John Xelson of
Kentucky, and died Xov., 1852. His wife died in
1869 ; their children were, Charles F., married Sophie
Martin ; Edward, married Zoe Papin ; Auguste,
married Celeste Pratte ; William, married Maggie
780. J. Clarke Tracy, born in St. Louis, was
living there in 1893, married Mollie,
daughter of Dr. Frazier, of St. Louis,
and had several children.
134 Creoles of St. Louis.
781. Marie Josephine Tracy, married William
. 782. Theodore Tracy.
783. Elise Tracy, married W. A. Newman.
784. Loisel Tracy, living unmarried in 1S93.
785. Belle Tracy, married C. H. Nash, sec-
ondly, Calvin R. Nutt.
Marie Josephine Tracy. 781. Bora in St. Louis,
May, 1853, was living there in 1893 ; married Aug. 20,
1874, "William Faribault, who was born at Fort Snell-
ing, Minn., Nov. 9, 1846, and in 1893 was engaged in
the real estate business in St. Louis. Son of Alex-
ander Faribault, the pioneer fur trader of the north-
west, and founder of Faribault, Minn.
786. Zoe Faribault, born July 9, 1875.
787. William Faribault, born Nov. 24, 1879.
Elise Tracy. 783. Living in St. Louis, in 1S93 ;
married William Newman, grandson of Captain
Jonas Newman, who was born near Harrisburg,
Penn., in 1795, and with his parents removed to
Point Pleasant, Va., and finally settled in St. Louis,
where he engaged in steamboating ; he married Mayl,
1826, Susan, daughter of Louis Tartaran Labeaume,
and died July 1, 1849, leaving an only son, Socrates
Newman, who was born Oct. 21, 1820, and married
Dec. 21, 1852, a daughter of Dr. Vitalis, a native of
788. Josephine Newman.
789. Elise Newman.
790. Socrates Newman.
Theodore Tracy. 782. Born and married in St.
Louis, where he was living in 1893.
Creoles of St. Louis. 135
791. Celeste Tracy.
792. Raymond Tracy.
Belle Teacy. 785. Living in Washington, D.
C, in 1893; married twice, her second husband was
Calvin R, Xutt, living in Washington in 1893 ; her
first husband, C. H. ]Sfash, and had the following
793. Elise Nash.
794. Kini Nash.
795. Lalite Xash.
Emily Lise Papix. 746. Born in St. Lonis, died
there in 1819. Married in 1843, James Waugh of
St. Louis. He was born in Canada, and came to St.
Louis at an early day and engaged in the dry
goods business under firm name of Waugh and La-
grave. He purchased the Belleville Steel and Iron
Works and operated them up to the time of his
796. James Waugh, married Felicite Ogle.
797. Dr. William W. Waugh, in 1893 was a
practicing physician in Belleville, 111.,
also largely interested hi the steel and
iron works of that place.
798. Robert F. Waugh, in 1893 was living in
Belleville, where he was operating the
Belleville iSteel & Iron Works, married
Ollie Hawson of Belleville.
James Waugh. 796. Born in St. Louis ; in 1893
was living in Belleville, interested in the Belleville
Steel & Iron Works. He married Felicite Ogle of
799. Adele Waugh.
136 Creoles of St. Louis.
Marie Josephixe Papix. 747. Born in St. Louis,
was living there in 1893. Married Robert C. Greer,
born in Griggsville, 111., and removed to St. Louis
in 1S50, where he engaged in the commission busi-
ness. In 1893 was in the real estate business.
800. Robert P. Greer, living in San Francisco,
Cal., in 1893.
801. Edward W; Greer, born in St. Louis,
Nov. 4, 1869, in 1893 was engaged in
the real estate business with his father.
S.ylvestre Yilrey Papix. 701. Born in St. Louis,
in 1794, died there Aug. 3. 1828. Married July 18,
1817, Clementine Loisel, born in 1803, granddaugh-
ter of Registre Loisel, a native of the parish of As-
sumption, Lower Canada; he married Manette Mas-
sin. Their son Registre was born there and came to
St. Louis in 1793, where he married May 7, 1800,
Helene, daughter of Jacques Chauvin and Marie
Louise Taillon. He died in New Orleans in 1804 ;
his widow afterwards married Francois Lebeau.
Registre Loisel had the following children, Josephine,
married Hypolite Papin ; Clementine, married Syl-
vestre V. Papin ; Registre, Jr., became a priest and
removed to Cahokia.
802. Marie Clementine Papin, married Leopold
803. Sylvestre V. Papin, born in 1820, married
Emmeline Scofield. Educated for the
law at Bardstown College entered into
the real estate business in St. Louis,
died in San Francisco, California in
Creoles of St. Louis. 137
804:. Timothy L. Papin, married Mary Yarland,
secondly, Marguerite Brant, thirdly, Lida
805. Theophile Papin, married Julie Henri,
secondly, Emilie Carlin.
806. Marie Papin, born in 1826, died young.
Marie Clementine Papin. 802. Born in St.
Louis, Aug. 1817, was living in Old Orchard, Mo.,
a widow, in 1893 ; married Leopold Carriere in 1838.
He was born in Brest, France, about 1815, and died
in St. Louis.
807. Clementine Carriere, married J. Griff
808. Heloise Carriere, married Manning Tread-
Clementine Carriere. 807. Born in St. Louis,
was living there in 1893. Married Jan. 13, 1859,
John Griff Prather, born in Clearmont County, Ohio,
June 16, 1831, son of Wesley F. Prather, who mar-
ried Margaret Taylor of St. Louis, sister of Daniel
G. Taylor ; at one time mayor of St. Louis ; they
moved to Maysville, Ky. ; where their son, John
Griff, attended the common schools of that place ;
at an early age he left home and made the river
business his occupation, and has always retained his
connection with that interest ; in 1893 was director
of the Anchor Line of steamers. In 1863 he raised
the 5th Regiment of Missouri National Guard, and
was commissioned Lieut. -Col. of the regiment.
He has been Democratic committeeman for sixteen
years and in 1893 was serving his fourth term. In
1893 was U. S. Coal and Oil Inspector for the City
138 Creoles of St. Louis.
of St. Louis. Mr. Prather came to St. Louis iii
1S50 aud has always been identified with the best
interests of the city.
809. Marguerite Clementine Prather, born in
St. Louis, Oct. S, 1859, died there June
5, 1881, married June 6, 1883, Edward
Cowan of Louis.
810. Daniel Taylor Prather, born Mch. 4, 1861,
died Sept. 1, 1891.
811. Louise Prather, married Thomas M.
812. Helen May Prather, born in St. Louis,
May 1, 1866.
813. Corinne Prather, born in St. Louis, Oct.
Louise Prather. 811. Born in St. Louis, Oct.
1, 1862, living there in 1893. Married Thomas W.
Knapp of St. Louis, a prominent young lawyer,
grandson of Edward Knapp, who was born in West-
moreland, Orange County, N". Y. in 1778, married
in 1808 Frances Flood, born in County Donegal,
Ireland, they came to St. Louis in 1819, where he
died Sept. 15, 1823. Their children were, Edward
J. ; Eliza, married Judge Rogers of Carlyle, 111. :
Fannie, married Mr. Beltzhoover ; George; John,
married Virginia Wright ; Mary, William and Mar-
guerite died unmarried. George Knapp was born
in Montgomery, X. Y., Sept. 25, 1814, and married
Dec. 22, 1810, Eleonar McCartan, daughter of
Thomas McCartan of St. Louis. In 1820 with his
father came to St. Louis, and entered as apprentice
in the employ of the " Missouri Republican" after
Creoles of Si. Louis. . 139
serving in various capacities, until 1855, he and his
brother John, became owners of the paper. At the
breaking out of the Mexican war he was among the
first to offer his services, and was a lieutenant in
the St. Louis Grays, served throughout the cam-
paign, and on the return of his company to St.
Louis, was promoted to rank of captain, and sub-
sequently to the rank of lieut. -colonel of the St.
Louis Legion. In 1862 Col. Knapp organized the
Missouri Republican Guards, and was elected cap-
tain of the company. He had the following chil-
dren, Louise, married Xap. MilliMn, and secondly H.
R. TVhittemore ; Ida, married Hoblitzell ; Shepard ;
Yernon; George; Andy J; Benjamin; Thomas
Mi married Louise Prather ; Eleonar ; Nellie, married
Stephen Yon Phul ; Harry, married Louise "Whett-
814. Griff Prather Knapp.
815. Henry Knapp.
Heloise Cakrieke. 808. Born in St. Louis,
where she was living, a widow, in 1893. Married
Manning Treadway, who died in St. Louis.
816. Dimple Treadway.
817. Clifford Treadway.
Timothy L. Papix. 801. Born in St. Louis,
June 8, 1822. Graduated from the Medical De-
partment of the St. Louis University, went to
Paris, where he remained several years. In 1852
he was professor of Clinical Practice at the
St. Louis Hospital, in 1873 professor of Gyne-
cology in the Missouri Medical College ; he was
the originator and first president of St. John's
140 Creoles of St. Louis.
Hospital. Dr. Papin married three times, his
first wife was Mary Garland, whom he married
Jan. 22, 1850, she was born in 1S28, daughter of
U. A. Garland, who in 1S40 was clerk of the House
of Representatives in Washington.
818. Marie C. Papin, married Edward Blair.
819. Yilrey Papin, died unmarried.
Marie C. Papin. 818. Born in St. Louis, Oct.,
1850, was living there in 1893. Married Edward
Blair of Chicago.
820. Yilrey Blair.
821. Zoe Blair.
822. Mimie Blair.
823. Marguerite Blair.
Timothy L. Papix. 804. Married secondly Jan.,
1855, Marguerite Brent, daughter of Dr. Brent of
Louisiana, formerly of Maryland. She died in St.
Louis, Jan., 1869.
824. John B. Papin, born in St. Louis in 1856,
studied medicine, in 1893 was practicing
his profession in St. Louis, unmarried.
825. Timothy Papin, died unmarried.
Timothy L. Papix. 804. Married thirdly, Lida
Yarnall, daughter of John J. Yarnall of West
Yirginia; she died in St. Louis in 1876.
826. Lida Papin, died a religieuse of the Sacred
827. Loisel Papin, died unmarried.
828. Henry Papin, born in St. Louis, 1870,
was living there in 1893.
Theophile Papix. 805. Born in St. Louis in
1827 ; he was living in St. Louis in 1893. Mr. Papin
Creoles of St. Louis. 141
was for many years engaged in the real estate bus-
iness ; he retired from all active pursuits, and was
succeeded in his business by his eldest son. He
married twice, his first w r ife was Julie Henri.
829. Theophile Papin, Jr., born in St. Louis,
April 23, 1857. In 1893 Mr. Papin was
engaged in the real estate and manufac-
830. Julie Papin, born in 1862.
Theophile Papix. 805. Married secondly Emily
Carlin, who was living in St. Louis in 1893.
831. Edward Vilrev Papin, bora in Dec,
832. Emilie Lucile Papin, born in Mch., 1873.
Emilie Papin. 702. Born in St. Louis in
1797. Died there in 1819. Married in 1816,
Francis De Vince Chauvin, grandson of Joseph
Chauvin of Charleville, France, who with his
elder brother Jacques Chauvin,* settled in Can-
* Jacques Chauvin assumed the name of Charleville, by which name his
descendants are known. He removed to Kaskaskia, where he married
Anne Bonacceuil, and had children, Annie, married John Beauvais of
Ste. Genevieve; John Baptist Charleville, married Francoiee Brazeau,
who came to St. Louis about 1788, their children were: Genevieve, mar-
ried Pierre Duchouquett; Joseph, married Victoria Verdon, whose
children were, Pelagie, married A. Boyer; Henrietta, married Theo. Hunt;
Athenaise, born in 1810, living in St. Louis in 1893, married Wilson Far-
ris, who was born in Virgioia, came to St. Louis about 1828, and had
children, Liza, married Thomas O'Flaherty; Jane, married Charles San-
guinette; Amanda, married R. L. McCallister; Zeliua, married J. A.
Tatura; Charles H., married Clemence Benoist; Josephine, married
George Wilson. Thomas O'Flaherty was killed at the Gasconade dis-
aster, and left the following children: George, killed in the Confederate.
army; Thomas; Kate, married Mr. Chopin, of New Orleans; Marie;
Fred; Victoire. Mrs. George Wilson had children: George; Farris;
142 Creoles of St. Louis.
ada. His son Jacques Chauvin, born in Canada,
in 1788, came with the colonists to St. Louis in
1764, and died there in 1826. He married Marie
Louise, daughter of Joseph Michel and Marie Bas-
sett, and had children, Jacques ; Le Fremier ;
Francois ; Devaux ; Eulalie, married Pierre Belaud ;
Helen, married Antoine Loisel. Jacques Chauvin
married Antoinette Dubit, and had children, Zelie,
married John Moore; Marie Antoinette, married
Jule Primo ; Joseph married Marie Des Rouin ;
Eliza, married Gr. Chapman. Le Fremier Chauvin
married Adele Belon, and had children, Lise, mar-
ried Peter Iff". Ham, whose first wife was Amelie
Paul; Caroline, married Finley Pobb.
833. Marie Louise Chauvin, married Charles A.
834. Robert S. Chauvin, married Martha
835. Lucille " Manette " Chauvin, married
Louis C. Hirschberg.
836. Sophie Chauvin, married Louis C. Hirsch-
837. Vilrey Chauvin, born in St. Louis. In
1861 entered the U. S. Volunteer Serv-
ice, served throughout the war, died ta
838. De Yaux Chauvin, died young.
839. Joseph Chauvin, died young.
Maeie Louise Chauvix. 833. Born in St. Louis,
died there in 1849. Married Charles Antoine
Genestelle, a native of Cologne, Germany, who
came to St. Louis, at an early day, and engaged in
Creoles of St. Louis. 143
the dry goods business with the Chenie Brothers.
lie died in Philadelphia, June, 1S53.
840. Mirni Genestelle, married Douglas W.
841. Jules Genestelle, died young.
842. Adele Genestelle, died young.
843. Charles Genestelle, died young.
Mimi Genestelle. 840. Born in St. Louis, Feb.
14, 1845, living in Troy, Mo. in 1893, married Oct.
11, 1864, Dr. Douglas Wyatt Tice, who was born
in "Warren County, Mo., Oct. 28, 1835. He studied
medicine at the University of Virginia, and grad-
uated from the St. Louis Medical College Mch. 1,
1860. Was appointed assistant surgeon of the 6th
Mo. Cavalry U. S. Volunteer Service and resigned
in 1862, when he removed to Troy, Mo., and
entered into the practice of his profession.
844. Vilrey Chauvin Tice, born Oct. 3, 1865.
845. Louis Douglas Tice, born Xov. 8, 1867,
died Feb. 26, 1871.
846. John Hoppe Tice, born Jan. 13, 1870,
married Nov. 11, 1891, Dorinda Brady
of St. Louis.
847. Louis Hirschberg Tice, born Feb. 11,
848. Edward De Vence Tice, born Dec. 15,
849. Frank Hirschberg Tice, born July 20, 1878.
850. Lucille Marmaduke Tice, born June 3,
851. Douglas Lillburn Tice, born June 21, 1883.
Robert Sylvestre Ciiauvin. 834. Born in St.
144 Creoles of St. Louis.
Louis. Died there in 1866; he was for many years
connected with the Iron Mountain Company, married
Martha Moore of St. Louis.
852. Lucille Manette Chauvin, married Pierre
Lucille Manette Chauvin. 835. Born in St.
Louis, was living there, a widow, in 1893. Married
Sept., 1853, Louis Charles Hirschberg, born in
Rhenish Bavaria in 1812, came to St. Louis in
1810, where he invested a part of his means in the
banking and insurance business. He was a director
of the old Missouri State Bank and helped to
establish the German Savings Institution and the
Lumberman's and Mechanic's Insurance Company
and was largely interested in the lumber business of
the citj r . Mr. Hirschberg was one of the progressive
and representative business men of the city, and
died in 1889.
853. Francis D. Hirschberg, born in St. Louis,
Sept. 10, 1851. After the completion of
his studies at the "Washington University
he entered the wholesale grocery house
of D. A. January & Co., where he re-
mained until they retired from business ;
he then embarked in the insurance busi-
ness in company with his brother, repre-
senting several of the best known and
most substantial insurance companies of
Great Britain and the United States.
He married, in 1877, Mary, eldest
daughter of Gen. D. M. Frost of St.
Creoles of St. Louis. 145
854. Louis Emil Hirschberg, born in St. Louis,
July 29, 1857, entered into the insurance
business with his brother, and died Jan.
Sophie Chauvix. 836. Born in St. Louis, died
there in 1851. Married in 1848, Louis Charles
Hirsehberg, who afterwards married Lucile Manette
855. Robert Louis Hirsehberg, married Eliza-
Robert Louis Hirschberg. 855. Born in St.
Louis, June 10, 1851 ; in 1893 was living in Ar-
kansas, married Elizabeth Mulholland of St. Louis.
856. DeVince Hirschberg.
857. Manette Hirschberg.
Pierre Didier Papin. 703. Born in St. Louis in
1798, died there May, 1858. He married Catherine
Cerre, Sept. 26, 1826, she died April, 1884, daughter
of Pascall Leon Cerre and Therese Lami, only child
of Michell Lami, who was born in Montreal, Canada,
and came to St. Louis in 1764. In 1774 he mar-
ried the widow of Francis Duchouqnett and brought
the family to St. Louis. He died Jan. 3, 1784, and
his widow, Dec. 25, 1820, leaving the following chil-
dren, Pascall Leon, Jr., died unmarried; Michell
Lami, married Helen Lebeau ; Catherine, married
Pierre D. Papin.
858. Armentine Papin, married H. T. Xorcum-
859. Palmire Papin, married J. B. Wilkinson.
860. Leon J. Papin, married Medora C. Dag-
861. Alfred J. Papin, married Virginia McCord.
146 Creoles of St. Louis.
Abmentixe Papin. 85S. Born in St Louis in
1838, was living near St. Louis in 1S93. Married
Dec. 8, 1858, Henry T. Norcum, who was born in
Edenton, jST. C, Sept. 25, 1832; and was engaged
in business in St. Louis in 1893.
862. Louise Xorcum, born in 1859.
863. Adele Xorcum, born in 1863.
861:. Frederick Xorcum, born in 1867, died in
865. Mary L. Xorcurn, born in 1870.
866. Robert Xorcum, born in 1872.
867. Emily Xorcum, born in 1876.
868. Alfred Xorcum, born in 1879.
Palmire Papix. 859. Born in St. Louis, living
in St. Louis County, a widow, in 1893. Married
J. B. Wilkinson.
869. Charles Wilkinson.
870. Genevieve Wilkinson.
871. Joseph Wilkinson.
872. Benjamin Wilkinson.
873. Marie Wilkinson.
874. Lucille Wilkinson.
875. Blanche Wilkinson.
Leox J. Papix. 860. Born in St. Louis, Aug.
11, 1829, living there in 1893. He was admitted to
the bar in 1819, and in 1893, was practicing the pro-
fession. Married Jan. 22, 1S52, Medora C, born
Aug. 26, 1833, daughter of Capt. Daggett, who was
born in Attleboro, Mass., and came to St. Louis in
1817, where he engaged in business. In 1827 he was
elected an alderman, and in 1841 mayor. He mar-
ried Feb. 12, 1830, Sarah, daughter of Samuel Sparks
Creoles of St. Louis. 147
of Maine, and died May 9, 1774:. His children
were, James, married Athalie Masure ; William ;
Harriet; Eliza; Henriette.
876. Pierre Didier Papin, born in St. Louis,
Aug. 3, 1853, living there in 1893, he
married Feb. 2, 1S82, Addie M. Sanford.
877. Marie Alma Papin, married L. A. Lepere.
878. Emile Stephen Papin, married Ida W.
879. John Marie Papin, born Sept. 9, 1862.
880. Louise Papin, born Dec. 10, 1864.
881. Zoe Stella Papin, married Felix Proven-
882. Richard Kenrick Papin, born Mch. 23,
883. Francis de Sales Papin, born April 4,
Marie Alma Papin. 877. Born in St. Louis, Jan.
8, 1857, living there in 1893. Married Jan. 22,
1883, Leo C. Lepere.
883. Pierre Eugene Papin, born Dec. 7, 1890.
Emile Stephen Papix. 878. Born in St. Louis,
JSTov. 3, 1859, living there in 1893. Married May
23, 1880, Ida M. Ruth.
884. Ida Ruth Papin, born Jan. 20, 1881.
885. Preston Raymond Papin, born. Dec. 8,
886. Florence Adele Papin, born May 13, 1887..
Zoe Stella Papix. 881. Born in St. Louis, Sept. 17,
1867 ; died there May 5, 1889 ; married Feb. 8, 1887,
Felix Provenchere, born in St. Louis, Aug. 19, 1865.
He married secondly in 1892, Mary A. Gross ; grand-
148 Creoles of St. Louis.
son of Pierre Provenchere, who was born in Orleans,
France, about 1740 ; was for many years tutor to the
Duke de Berri, son of Charles X., king of France.
Escaping from his native country, during the French
revolution, came to Philadelphia in 1792, where he
died Jan. 19, 1831, leaving one son, Antoine Proven-
chere, who came to St. Louis in 1802, and married
Mary Eutgers, daughter of a St. Louis merchant, a
native of Holland, and left children, Ferdinand;
Amelia, married George Maguire, ex-mayor of
St. Louis; their daughter Eulalie married Charles
W. Francis ; Eliza, married Frederick Saugrain and
died in 1835, leaving one son, Antoine, who served
throughout the war in the Confederate army; Mrs.
"William Pettus and Mrs. John Waddell ; Eulalie,
married Saugrain Pobinsin . Ferdinand Provenchere ,
born in St. Louis, in 1806; died there in Sept.,
1877 ; he married Mary F. Linton, widow of Alfred
Saugrain, whose children were, Mary Ann Sau-
grain, married F. C. Bury, and Therese Saugrain,
married Charles Tillman. The children of Ferdi-
nand Provenchere and Mary F. Saugrain were,
Peter W. ; Eulalie, married M. T. Dickson; Mary
A., married Charles W. Francis; Ferdinand, mar-
ried Mary Douglas ; Genevieve ; Fred E. ; Felix,
married first Zoe Papin, and secondly MaryA. Gross.
887. Marie Louise Provenchere, born Feb., 1889.
Alfred J. Papix. 861. Born in St. Louis, Feb.
11, 1842; in 1893 was living in St. Louis, in the
employ of the city government; married in 1882,
Virginia McCord, who was born Aug. 8, 1861, at
Creoles of St. Louis.' 149
8S8. Myrtle Virginia Papin, born Feb. 17,
889. Laclede Cerre Papin, born Aug. 6, 1885.
890. Hazel Armentine Papin, born Aug. -1,
891. Elhvood Lee Papin, born Jan. 19, 1892.
Theodore Dartigxy Papix. 704. Born in St.
Louis in 1799, died there July 10, 1851 ; he married
Oct. 20, 1820, Marie Celeste, daughter of Francois
Lafleur Duchouquett, a fur trader of Xew Chartres,
111., who was born in Montreal, Canada, and married
in Kaskaskia, in 1757, Celeste Barrois, where they
resided several years, and where all their chil-
dren were born. They removed to St. Louis,
where he died, leaving children, John Baptiste,
married Mary Brazeau ; Henry Lafleur, married
Felicite Philips ; Marie, married Louis Tesson
Honore* ; Pierre, married Genevieve Charleville ;
Francois, died unmarried ; Celeste, married Louis
Bompart, and secondly Henri DeLaurier.
892. Marie Papin, married G. "W. Atchison?
secondly, Dr. Gratz S. Moses.
893. T. Adolph Papin, married Marie Saucier.
894. Henri Papin, married Harriet Wilkinson.
895. Coralie Papin, born July 24, 1839, died
Feb. 1, 1847.
*Louis Tesson Houore, originally from Canada, settled in Kaskaskia,
where he married Magdeline Peterson and came to St. Louis about
1806. Children: Louis Tesson, married first Marie Douchonquett, sec-
ondly Therese Creely; Francis, married Susie Labarge; Marie, married
Louis Baudoin; Elizabeth, married Antoine Barada; Michael, married
Genevieve Menard; Noel, married Mary Sipp; John, married Mary Polly;
Victoire, married George Schulz.
150 ' Creoles of St. Louis.
Marie Papix. 892. Born in St. Louis, Dec. 2,
1823, living there in 1S93 ; married twice, her sec-
ond husband, Dr. S. Gratz Moses, was born in Phil-
adelphia, Oct. 6, 1813; his ancestors were merchants
that came to this country at an early date and set-
tled in Pennsylvania. His father was a Philadelphia
merchant ; Dr. Moses received his preliminary edu-
cation in Philadelphia, and then entered the classical
department of the University of Pennsylvania,
graduating in 1832 j he graduated in medicine in
1835, from the medical department of the same
University, and entered into the practice of his pro-
fession at Bordentown, X. J., where he resided
until 1839, when he went to Europe as private
physician to Jerome Bonaparte, ex-king of Spain.
Returning to Philadelphia in 1840, removed to St.
Louis in 18-il ; in 1812 he was active in the estab-
lishment of the first city dispensary, and has filled
various chairs in the prominent medical and surgical
institutions of the cit} T . In 1861, owing to his sym-
pathy with the Southern cause, was arrested and
thrown into prison by the Federal authorities, and
escorted into the Confederate lines, by an armed
guard ; he volunteered his services to the Confeder-
ate government, in caring for the sick and wounded
in the hospitals of Savannah, Ga. After the close
of the war returned to St. Louis, where he resumed
his practice. In 1855 he married his first wife, Mary,
daughter of Col. Samuel P. Ashe, planter and revolu-
tionary soldier of Wilmington, ^ST. C, who was taken
prisoner by the British at the siege of Charleston.
By this marriage he had two sons and a daughter ;
Creoles of St. Louis. 151
his eldest son, Dr. Grata A. Moses, in 1893 was
in practice with his father; his youngest son, John
A. Moses was in 1893, a merchant of Silver City, !N".
M. Marie Papin, married first George W. Atchison,
whom she married April 5, 1839; he died Feb. 6,
1851 ; by this marriage they had the following chil-
896. Louise Atchison, married C. Bent
897. George T. Atchison, born Sept. 15, 1847,
died May 5, 1877.
898. Henry P. Atchison, born Sept. 18, 1849,
died July 31, 1851.
Louise Atchisox. 896. Born in St. Louis, Oct.
12, 1840, living there in 1893. Married Oct. 12,
1858, C. Bent Carr, who was born in St. Louis, and
has always been indentified with the best interests
of the city, was director in the St. Louis Agri. and
Mch. Association and represented other important
interests, grandson of Walter Carr of Virginia, and
son of Judge William C. Carr, who was born in Albe-
marl County, Va. in 1773 ; came to St. Louis in
1804, and was appointed circuit judge in 1820. He
married first, ^STov. 17, 1807, at Ste. Genevieve, Ann,
daughter of Dr. Aaron Elliot, and had children, Ann
married G. W. Kerr ; Virginia, married Charles
Cabanne ; Cornelia, married Thos. P. Dyer. Judge
Carr marriedsecondly Dec. 10, 1829, Dorcas, daugh-
ter of Judge Silas Bent, and had children, Walter
B., married Eugenia L. Paschall ; Dabney ; Thomas ;
Robert; C. Bent, married Louise Atchison;
Eugenia, married Philips and was living in Europe.
152 Creoles of 8i% Louis.
899. George A. Carr, born July 31, 1859, died
May 5, 1890.
900. Dorcas B. Carr, married Ernest P. Bell.
901. C. Bent Carr, Jr., born Aug. 31, 1867.
902. Fannie L. Carr, born May 11, 1S70.
903. Marie P. Carr, born Aug. 9, 1872.
904. Robert C. Carr, born May 26, 1879.
905. Hazel A. Carr, born Oct. 17, 1882.
Dorcas B. Carr. 900. Born in St. Louis, June
15, 1861. Married July 12, 1887, Ernest P. Bell,
grandson of Henry Bell of Wilmington, Del., mar-
ried Miss Bell of Maryland, and settled in Salesbury,
Md., and had the following children, Daniel
W. ; Noah D. ; Clarence ; Henry, Daniel "W. Bell,
born at Salesbury Md., 1830, in company with
his brother Henry, removed to Lexington, Ky.,
where they engaged in business and in 1857 came to
St. Louis where they established a large wholesale
dry goods house ; Henry, married Catherine War-
field. Daniel W., married Eleanor Warfield, and bad
children, Clara, married Charles T.Tracy ; ErnestP,,
married Dorcas B. Carr. Eleanor, wife of Daniel W.
Bell was great-granddaughter of Elisha Warfield, of
Elkridge, Md. ; married about 1781, Miss Dorsey, of
Elkridge ; their son Elisha movedto Lexington, Ky.,
where he married Maria Ban* ; their son Elisha, born
at Lexington, in 1811, married Catherine Ware,
daughter of Nathaniel Ware, of Charleston, S. C,
and had children, Nathaniel Warfield, of Louisville ;
Lloyd; Percy; Mary, married Bryan Clemens;
Catherine, married Henry Bell, secondly Captain
Muncie of Louisiana; Eleanor, married Daniel W.
Creoles of St. Louis. 153
Bell, and secondly Erastus Wells, who was born in
!N"ew York, in 1823, came to St. Louis in 1813. He
was the pioneer in street railway traffic ; his first
wife was a daughter of J. F. Henry, and had child-
ren ; Roll a Wells and two daughters.
906. Ernest P. Bell., Jr.
907. Bent Carr Bell.
T. Adolph Papin. 893. Born in St. Louis, June
25, 1825, died there Jan. 25, 1860. Married Marie
908. Julie M. Papin, born Dec. 24, 1852.
909. Clara Papin, born Feb 6, 1854.
910. F. Ashley Papin, married Stella Brown.
911. Louise Papin, born May 18, 1857.
912. Adolph Papin, born Feb. 25, 1860.
F. Ashley Papin. 910. Born in St. Louis, June
12, 1855, was living there in 1893 ; married Stella
913. Ashley Papin, born April 30, 1882.
914.' Lewelleyn Papin, born Oct. 27, 1884.
915. Marie Louise Papin, born Oct. 31, 1889.
916. Maurine Papin, born June 6, 1892.
Henri Papin. 894. Born in St. Louis, Jan. 20,
1827, died there Feb. 20, 1872. He married Feb.
6, 1852, Harriet Wilkinson.
917. Henry Papin, born Dec. 2, 1852, died
June 28, 1864.
918. Emily Papin, born June 22, 1854, died
Jan. 30, 1855.
919. Louis Papin, born Dec. 9, 1855.
920. George Papin, born Dec. 25, 1857.
921. Celeste Papin, born June 29, 1863.
154 . Creoles of St. Louis.
922. Mary Papin, bom Mch. 9, 1860.
923. Harriet Papin, born Sept. 12, 1865.
924:. Guy Papin, born Mch. 6, 1866.
925. Rita Papin, born Mch. 12, 1868.
Marie Therese Papix. 695. Born in St. Louw
in 1788. Died there. Married Oct. 26, 1805, An-
toine Chenie. His ancestors came from France i:i
1651, and settled in Quebec, Canada. He was born
at Point Claire, Canada, April 14, 1768; after leav-
ing school in Montreal he entered the service of
the Canada Fur Co., and in 1795 came to St. Loui.s.
where he was employed by the American Fur Co.
After his marriage he engaged in commercial life,
and built the first three story brick house in the
city, where he resided until his death, May 26,
926. Louise Chenie, married Bernard Pratte.
927. Antoine Leon Chenie, married Julie De
928. Amanda Chenie, married Auguste Ma-
929. Jules Chenie, married Josephine Lane.
930. Tulie Chenie, married Henry Gourd.
931. Athalie Chenie, married J. S. Pease.
Antoixe Leox Chenie. 927. Born in St. Louis,
and died there in 1866. He was a prominent mer-
chant and was identified with the business interests
of the city. He married Julie DeMun, born in St.
Louis in 1817, died May 31, 1888, daughter of
Jules and Isabelle Gratiot de Mun.
932. Isabelle Chenie, married Ellsworth Smith.
933. Julie Chenie, married Shepard Cabanne.
Creoles of St. Louis. 155
934. Leon Chenie, married Amanda Sill.
935. Therese Chenie, born in St. Louis, and
died there June 30, 1885. Married
John M. Sellers.
936. Marie Chenie, married Charles Ouinett.
Isabelle Chexie. 932. Born in St. Louis in
1838, living there in 1893. Married in 1861, Dr.
Ellsworth Smith, born in St. Louis. Son of ^Will-
iam Smith, and brother of Charles Bland Smith.
Dr. Smith was practicing his profession in St. Louis
937. Ellsworth Smith, Jr.
937. Demun Smith.
938. Julie Smith, married "W. D. Crosby,
U. S. A.
939. Shepard Smith.
940. Emilie Smith.
Julie Smith. 938. Born in St. Louis, Mch. 4,
1867, living at Fort Missoulla, Montana, in 1893.
Married William D. Crosby, Surgeon U. S.
Army, stationed at Fort Missoulla, Montana, in
1893. He was born in Berkshire County, Mass., in
1856, and was appointed surgeon in the U. S.
Army in 1881.
941. Isabella Crosby, born Feb. 25, 1892.
Leon Chexie. 934. Born in St. Louis, was liv-
ing there in 1893. He married Amanda Sill,
daughter of Prof . Sill, who at one time was profes-
sor of Latin and Greek, at the old Kemper College
in St. Louis.
942. Joseph Chenie.
943. Jules Chenie.
156 Creoles of St. Louis.
944. Isabella Chenie.
945. Louise Chenie.
946. Therese Chenie.
947. George Chenie.
Marie Chenie. 936. Bom in St. Louis, died in
Montreal, Canada, where she married Charles
Ouinette of that city. Mr. Ouinette died shortlv
after the death of his wife.
948. Chenie Ouinette, born and died in Mon-
Amanda Chenie. 928. Born in St. Louis and
died there. Married Dr. August Masure, who was
born in Belgium, and came to St. Louis with his
brother, Dr. Henry Masure, where they practiced
their profession. They both removed to Mexico.
949. Athalie Masure, married William Daggett ;
secondly, Antoine Charlebois.
950. Auguste Masure, died unmarried.
951. Therese Masure, married Constantinc
Athalie Masure. 949. Born in St. Louis in
1840, living in Montreal, Canada, in 1893. Married
twice ; her first husband was William Dagget of St.
Louis, where he died.
952. Amanda Dagget, married Joseph Bernard.
Amanda Dagget. 952. Born in St. Louis, living
in Montreal, Canada, in 1893. Married there Jeseph
Bernard, a prominent architect of Montreal.
953. Athalie Bernard.
Athalie Masure Dagget. 949. Married sec-
ondly, Antoine Charlebois of Montreal, Canada,
where they were living in 1893. Mr. Charlebois
Creoles of St. Louis. 157
was a nephew of Louis Panet, who married Marie
Cerre, sister of Madame Auguste Chouteau.
954. Antoine Charlebois.
955. Marie Charlebois.
956. Josephine Charlebois.
Therese Masuee. 951. Born in St. Louis in
1814, living in Sacramento, Cal., in 1893. Married
Constantine Schnerr, born in Germany and came to
St. Louis as a youth. He at one time owned a
large brewery in St. Louis, which he relinquished
and accepted a government position in New York
City. In 1893 he was engaged in business in San
957. Constant Schnerr.
958. Edward Schnerr.
. 959. Antoine Schnerr.
960. Marie Schnerr.
961. Therese Schnerr.
Athalie Ciiexie. 931. Born in St. Louis and died
there. Married Joseph Swasey Pease, who was born
at Hudson, New York, and came to St. Louis when a
young man, where he was engaged in the hardware
business up to the time of his death in 1882.
962. Athalie Pease, married C. C. Hathaway.
963. Oliver Chenie Pease, married Mary
964. Therese Pease, born in St. Louis in 1814,
died there Feb., 1891, unmarried.
Athalie Pease. 962. Born in St. Louis in 1840,
living, a widow, in Kansas City in 1893. Married in
1865 C. C. Hathaway, born in New Hampshire and
came to St. Louis about 1860 : after their marriage
158 Creoles of St. Louis.
they removed to Kansas City, where he engaged
in the produce business, and died there in 1892.
965. Joseph Pease Hathaway.
966. Charles A. Hathaway.
Oliver Chexie Pease. 963. Born in St. Louis,
July 17, 1843, in 1893 he was engaged in the hard-
ware business, in which he had been engaged since
leaving school. Married in 1870, Marie Louise
Champaign of St. Louis.
967. Maud S. Pease.
968. Oliver Pease, Jr.
969. Dupre Pease.
970. Allyne Pease.
Jules Chexie. 929. Born in St. Louis, where he
died. Married Josephine, daughther of Dr. Harvey
Lane of St. Genevieve, sister of Harriet Lane, who
married Henry Soulard.
971. Harriet Chenie, married Francis X.
Tulie Chexie. 930. Born in St. Louis, living in
Lyons, France, in 1893. Married Henry Gourd, a
native of France. In 1893 he was a silk merchant
of that city.
972. Louise H. Gourd, married the Marquis de
973. Fannie Gourd, married Poc Maddoux, a
civil engineer ; they were living in
France in 1893, and had one son.
974. Sophie Gourd, married Baron de Cazon.
975. Paul Gourd.
976. Gerard Gourd, married Celeste Johnson of
Lyons, and was living in France in 1893.
Creoles of St. Louis. 159
Louise Gourd. 972. Born in France. Married
the Marquis de Barrin of France, and was living
there in 1893.
977. Anne de Barrin.
978. Rene de Barrin.
Sophie Gourd. 974. Born in France. Married
Baron Henri de Cozon of France, where they were
living in 1S93.
979. Henri Gourd de Cozon.
Harriet Chexie. 971. Born in St. Louis, died
at Manitou, Col., Sept. 20, 1878. Married first,
Oct. 11, 1861, Francis X. Lamotte, born in St.
Louis, Feb., 1813, graduate of the St. Louis Uni-
versity, he then entered the real estate business,
which he followed up to the time of his death, which
took place at Ashville, S. C, Feb., 1868, where he
had gone on account of his health.
980. Joseph Soulard Lamotte, married Augusta
981. Elizabeth Patterson Lamotte, married
John Mullanphy Cates.
Joseph Soulard Lamotte. 980. Born in St.
Louis, Aug. 10, 1S65, living there in 1893. He
was taken from school and adopted by his grand-
uncle, Henry Soulard, and made one of his heirs.
Married April 11, 188S, Augusta Zeibig; her father
was a native of Germany, and came to St. Louis at
an early date, and entered into business there.
982. Harriette Chenie Lamotte, born Dec. 12,
Elizabeth Pattersox Lamotte. 981. Born in
St. Louis, June 9, 1867, living there in 1893. Mar-
160 Creoles of St. Louis.
ried Oct. 11, 1886, John Mullanphy Cates, son of
Joseph Byron and Catherine Jane Clements Cates.
He was born in St. Louis, Feb. 15, 1861. In 1893
was engaged in the real estate business. His mother,
Catherine Jane Clements, was granddaughter of
Jeremiah Clements, whose son, James Clements,
was born in Kentucky, Oct. 29, 1791, and came to
St. Louis in 1816, where he engaged in the dry
goods business. He married Jan. 10, 1833, Eliza,
daughter of John Mullanphy, and died Jan. 12,
1878, his wife having died Aug. 20, 1853, leaving
children, James S. ; Byron M. ; William ; Catherine
J., married J. B. Cates; Adele, married the Baron
von Vorsen, and was living in Europe.
983. Francis Byron Cates, born Aug. 17, 1887.
981. John Lamotte Cates, born Sept. 25, 1889.
985. Lucile Mullanphy Cates, born July 22,
Harriette Chexie Lamotte. 971. Married sec-
ondly, Feb. 11, 1871, Gen. D. M. Frost, his second
wife. His ancestors emigrated to this country at
an early day and settled near Jamaica Plains, L.I.
One of his grandfathers fought in the revolutionary
war, and his father, a civil engineer of note, was a
man of attainments, and a member of the State leg-
islature, who raised a company, which served in the
war of 1812. Gen. Frost was born in Schnectady
County, X. Y., Aug. 9, 1823, and was admitted to
the U. S. Military Academy at 16 years of age.
In 1811 brevet 2d Lieut. 1st Keg. of Inf. In
1816 was transferred to a regiment of mounted
rifles, then stationed at Jefferson Barracks, and
Creoles of St. Louis. 161
in the same year was ordered with his company
to Mexico, where he served under Gen. Scott, par-
ticipating in almost all the battles of the Mexican
campaign. He was breveted 1st Lieut, for gallant
conduct. In April, 1851, he married his first wife,
Lilly, granddaughter of John Mullanphy, and
daughter of Major Richard Graham, one of Gen.
Harrison's aides in the war of 1812. In 1853 Gen.
Frost resigned his commission and returned to St.
Louis, where he was elected commander of the
Washington Guards. He engaged in the lumber
business under the firm name of D. M. Frost & Co.
In 1851 was elected to the State legislature, and in
1858 was appointed brigadier-general commanding
the 7th military district of Missouri ; in that capacity
commanded at Camp Jackson, May, 1861, when
captured by the Federal army under Gen. Lyons.
In 1861 he entered the Confederate army, participat-
ing in the battles of Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove.
In 1864 he resigned his commission in the Confed-
erate army and joined his wife and family in Canada,
where they had been banished by the Federal author-
ities. After the cessation of hostilities they returned
to St. Louis, where he was living in 1893.
986. Edith Mary Frost, born Jan. 12, 1875.
987. Harriette Mary Frost, born April 4, 1876.
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Alexander, W. B 112
Alvarez, Louisa 52, 53
Andrews, S. W 100
Arrago, Rozier 78
Atchison, G. W 151, 152
Atchison, Louise 151
Baker, Cora 22
Barlow, Edward C 15
Barlow, Estelle N 16
Barlow, Helen C 15
Barlow, J. R. K 17
Barrin, Marquis de 159
Bates, Charles C 58
Baugher, Eugene C 101
Beckwith, F. W 38, 39, 40
Belin, Anne 77
Bell, Ernest P 152, 153
Bequette, Adele 99
Bernard, Anne C 67
Bernard, Joseph 156
Berthold, B 61, 63
Berthold, Clara 63, 64
Berthold, Emilie 67
Berthold, Frederick 66
Berthold, Louisa 56
Berthold, Pelagie 63
Berthold, Pierre A 62
Berthold, Sarpy 66, 67
Billon, Virginia 103
Bishop, J. W 16
Bishop, William D 89
Blaine, Joseph 121
Blair, Edward 140
Bog}', Bernard P 120
Bogy, Joseph 119, 120
Bogy, Josephine 120
Bogy, Louis V.. ..117, 118, 119
Boothe, Mary 132
Bourgeois, Marie Therese. 7
Brad3haw, Josephine. ..30, 31
Brazeau, Julie 126
Brent, Marguerite 140
Brewster, Joseph 85
Brown, Stella 153
Bruner, Elizabeth 60
Burthe, De Lor 131
Cabanne, Adele 122
Cabanne, JohnCbarless.72, 73
Cabanne, John P 71
Cabanne, Joseph Charles*. 73
Cabanne, Julia A 74, 75
Cabanne, Louis J 76
Cabanne, Lucien D 75
Cabanne, Sarpy Carr 74
Cabanne, Shepard 75, 76
Cabanne, Stella 77
Cabanne, Susie P 76
Cabanne, Virginia C 74
Capitain, F. J 52
Carlin, Emily 141
Carr, C. Bent 151, 152
Carr, Clark 123
Carr, Dorcas B 152, 153
Carr, Virginia 72, 73
Carriere, Clementine 137
Carriere, Heloise 139
Carriere, Leopold 137
Cates, J. M 160
Caulfield, Bernard 129
Cerre, Catharine 145
Cerre, Marie T 8, 9
Chamberlin, Mary J....90, 91
Champaign, Marie L 158
Chapin, Gurdin 28
Charlebois, Antoine...l56, 157
Chassaing, J. H 83
Chauvin, F. D 141, 142
Chauvin, Lucille M 144
Chauvin, Marie L .142, 143
Chauvin, Robert R 143, 144
Chauvin, Sophie 145
Cheatham, T. H 100
Chenie, Amanda 156
Chenie, Antoine 154
Chenie, Antoine L 154
Chenie, Athalie 157
Chenie, Harriet 159
Chenie, Isabelle 155
Chenie, Jules 158
Chenie, Julie 76
Chenie, Leon 155
Chenie, Marie 156
Chenie, Marie L 107
Chenie, Tulie 158
Chiles, Thomas C 91
Chouteau, Aglae 18
Chouteau, Auguste 7, 8
Chouteau, Auguste A. . . 1 0, 11
Chouteau, Auguste L fiO
Chouteau, Auguste P 50
Chouteau, Azby 22
Chouteau, Beatrice 23, 24
Chouteau, Bertha 20, 21
Chouteau, Charles P.... 58, 59
Chouteau, Corinne 22, 23
Chouteau, Edward A. ..12, 13
Chouteau, Emilie...43, 44, 56
Chouteau, Emilie S 50
Chouteau, Eulalie 25, 26
Chouteau, Henry 17, 128
Chouteau, Henry A 20
Chouteau, Julie 57
Chouteau, Lelia C 24
Chouteau, Louise 40
Chouteau, Lucille M 59
Chouteau, Marie L 124
Chouteau, Marie M 12
Chouteau, Mary A 14
Chouteau, Nannie 59, 60
Chouteau, Paul L 60
Chouteau, Pelagie.61, 104, 105
47, 48, 49, 59
Chouteau, Pierre "Cadet," 55
Chouteau, Pierre S 52, 53
Chouteau, Rene A 7
Chouteau, Samuel A. ...13, 14
Chouteau, Sophie 53, 54
Chouteau, Susanne 51
Chouteau, Victorie 70, 71
Chouteau, Virginia 14, 54
Christy, Elizabeth J 12, 13
Clark, Annie M 89
Clark, John O'. F 23, 24
Colbourne, W. B 132
Collins, Edward 1 83
Cook, Charles 117
Cortanbert, Louise 51
Cortanbert, Louis R 51
Coursault, Clemence G 17
Cozon, Henri de 159
Crooks, Emily Ill
Crooks, Marguerite Ill
Crooks, Ramsay 110
Crooks, Virgina Ill
Crosby, W. D 155
Daggett, Amanda ... 156
Daggett, Medora C... 146, 147
Daggett, William 156
Deaver, James A 129
Deaver, Julia 20, 128
Deaver, Larkin 127
Deaver, Louise 129
Deaver, Laura 128
Dickinson, J. H 109
Dickinson, Louise 109
Dickson, Josephine 96
Dillon, John A 19
Dubreuil, Eulalie 37
Dubreuil, Charles 36, 37
Dubreuil, Constance 60
Duchouquette, Marie C... 149
Duff, James 39
Duff, Julia 29
Dupre, Eugene S 133
Dyer, John N 22, 23
Ewing, Annie 65
Ewing, Augustus B 64
Ewing, Clara 66
Ewing, Frederick 65
Ewing, William L...63, 64, 65
Faribault, William 134
Farley, Augustus 37
Farley, Louisa 37
Fleming, May 65
Fowler, A. H 90
Frost,D. M 160, 161
Garland, Mary 140
Genestelle, Charles A.. 142, 143
Genestelle, Mimi 143
Gilpin, William 109
Goode, Julia 74
Goode, Robert 76
Goodman, Sallie E 16
Gorman, James 37
Gosnell, George 38
Gourd, Henry 158
Gourd, J. S..'. Ill
Gourd, Louise 159
Gourd, Sophie 159
Graham, Caroline 104
Gratiot, Adele 87
Gratiot, Adolph P 104
Gratiot, Antoinette 85
Gratiot, Charles. 70, 71, 77, 78
Gratiot, Charles C 84
Gratiot, Charles 26,81, 82
Gratiot, Charles L 87
Gratiot, Edward H 85, 86
Gratiot, Eliza S3
Gratiot. Emilie 55
Gratiot, Emilie M 101
Gratiot, Henry 79, 80
Gratiot, Henry R 83, 84
Gratiot, John " Bunyon,"
Gratiot, John R 98
Gratiot, Julia 59
Gratiot, Julie 71
Gratiot, Jules de M...100, 101
Gratiot, Louise 1 91, 92
Gratiot, Marie L 82, 83
Gratiot, Marie T 79
Gratiot, Marie V 78
Gratiot, Paul B 102, 103
Gratiot, Susanne V 91
Gratiot, Stephanie 100
Gratiot, Stephanie P 98, 99
Gratiot, Stephen H 90, 91
Gratiot, Theodore A 99
Gratiot, Victoire 100, 105
Greer, R. C 136
Griffith, May 120
Hagar, Ellen J 86
Ham , Peter X 35
Hathaway, C. C 157, 158
Hay, Aurora 60
Healey, Charles J 14
Hempstead, B. F 93, 99
Hempstead, Susan 80
Henri, Julie 141
Hewitt, Cornelius 128
Hewitt, May 128
Heydell, H. C 131
Heidenburg, Cornelia 17
Hirschberg, Louis C...144, 145
Hirschberg, Robert L 145
Hosley, Harry H 33
James, Joseph 16
Johnson, D. D 60
Johnson, John 127
Kayzer, A. H 74
Kelly, Eugene 123
Kelly, Ida 55
Kennedy, .A. W 67
Kennedy, Clare 67, 68
Kiesereau, Pelagic 48, 49
Kimbell, Eliza 119, 120
Kiinbrough, Edward 117
Kingsbury, Adelle 75
Kingsbury, J. W 74, 75
Kippling, Harriet 15
Knapp, Nellie 117
Knapp, Thomas W 138, 139
Labbadie, Emily 105, 106
Labbadie, Pelagie 121
Labbadie, Sophie 50
Labbadie, Sylvester 105
Ladd, John A 63
Lamotte, Elizabeth P.. 159, 160
Lamotte, Francis X 159
Lamotte, H. C 160
Lamotte, Joseph S 159
Lane, Marie F 15S
Larned, Charles T 46
LeDuc, M. P 125, 126
Lepere, L. C 147
Loisel, Clementine 136
Loisel, Josephine 130
Loring,L. Y 53, 54
Lucas, Robert J 67, 68
MacCausland, Mary 64
Maclot, John X. D 79
Maclot, Virginia E 62
Maffitt, Nancy 58
Maffitt, Pierre C....1 58
Maffitt, William 57
Marcy, Etta 84
Markley, Elizabeth 55
Marmion, R. A 32
Masure, Amiee 127
Masure, Atbalie 156
Masure, Augusta 156
Masure, Henri 127
Masure, Therese ... 157
McCarthy, Mollie 54
MeDennott, J. F 51
McNair, Stella. 76
Mellier, Albin 43
Menil, A. M. de 50, 51
Menil, Nicola de 50
Menkins, Virginia 41, 42
Mitchell, Charles 114
Mitchell, W. C 65
Montholon, Aline de 78
Montholon, Charles F. de 78
Moore, Martha 144
Morgan, Henry A 16
Morrison, J. L. D 122, 123
Morrison, Martha 123
Morrison, Virginia 123, 124
Moses, A. Gratz 150, 151
Moulins, Marie de 131
Mulholland, Elizabeth 145
Mun, Isabelle de 93, 94
Mun, Jules de 91, 92
Mun, Julie de 154
Murdoch, Laura 129
Murphy, Joseph 117
Nash, C. N 135
Newman, William 134
Nidelet, Celeste 114
Nidelet, Frank 114
Nidelet, Lizzie 114,115, 116
Nidelet, Stephen 113
Noble, Ella A 83
Noel, Charles Ill
Noonan, Thomas J20
Norcum, Henry T 146
Nutt, C. R 135
Ogle, Felicite 135
Ouinette, Charles 156
Papin, Aimee H 129
Papin, Alexander L 126
Papin, Alise 131
Papin, Armentine 146
Papin, Emile S 147
Papin, Emilie 141, 142
Papin, Emily L 135
Papin, Eugene 132
Papin, Fannie 127
Papin, F. Ashley 153
Papin, Henri 153
Papin, Hypolite L 130
Papin, Joseph M 124
Papin, J.Theodore 130
Papin, Leon J 146, 147
Papin, Louisa M 133
Papin, Margueritel25,126, 127
Papin, Marie 150, 151
Papin, Marie A 147
Papin, Marie C 137, 140
Papin, Marie E 132
Papin, Marie J 136
Papin, Marie M 132
Papin, Marie T 154
Papin, Palmire 146
Papin, Pierre D 145
Papin, Pierre M 131
Papin, Sophie 131
Papin, Sylvestre V 136
Papin, T. Adolph 153
Papin, Theodore D 149
Papin, Theophile 140, 141
Papin, Timothy L 139, 140
Papin, Zoe 131, 133
Papin, ZoeS 147, 148
Paul, Adolph 41, 42
Paul, Amelie C 35
Paul, Augustus C 30, 31
Paul, Beatrice 32
Paul, Edinond W 33
Paul, Estelle F 40
Paul, Gabriel 41
Paul, Gabriel R.26, 27, 31, 32
Paul, Genevieve 33
Paul, Gertrude 29
Paul, Harriet 29
Paul, Julia 28
Paul, Louisa A 36, 37, 38
Paul, Medora J 35
Paul, Rene 25, 26
Paul, Theresa 42
Paul, Tullia C 38, 39
Pease, Athalie 157, 158
Pease, Joseph D 157
Pease, Oliver C 158
Pedreauville, Adele 97
Peugnet, Armand 112
Peugnet, Ernest 112
Peugnet, Louis D 112
Phinney, James A 16
Phinney, Marguerite H 16
Phinney, J. A 15
Phinney, Susan B 16
Plunkett, Edward Ill
Plummer, Susan 75
Prather, J. Griff 137, 138
Prather, Louise 138, 139
Pratte, Aimee 121
Pratte, Bernard... 105, 106, 107
Pratte, Celeste 113
Pratte, Emilie 110
Pratte, Julie 108, 109
Pratte, Lena 109, 110
Pratte, Louise 108
Pratte, Pelagic. ..117, 118, 119
Pratte, Sylvestre A 110
Pratte, Theresa S Ill, 112
Priest, Augustus 54
Priest, John G 64
Priest, Mark 55
Priest, Thomas H 55
Provenchere, Felix 147, 148
Randolph, Arthur L 20
Reel, Mary 41
Renick, ^Nettie 114
Ripley, Viola 63
Robinson, P. G 109, 110
Rogers, Louise Doxon..31, 32
Russell, Martha 122
Ruth, IdaM 147
St. Vraiu, Amelie de 33
Samuels, Alice 38, 39
Sanford, Benjamin C 56
Sanford, John T 56
Sanford, Pierre C 57
Sanguinett, Constance.. 10, 11
Sarpy, Adele 122, 123
Sarpy, John B 121, 122
Sarpy, Virginia 66, 112
Saucier, Brigite 49
Saucier, Marie 153
Schnerr, C 157
Schultz, AH 128
Sheldon, Anne E 82
Sherwin, Frank 109
Shroup, Charles 132
Sill, Amanda 155
Sloan, May 110
Smith, Ellsworth 155
Smith, Julie 155
Smith, Philomina 46
Smith, Thomas Floyd. ..43, 44
Stivers, Charles B 29
Tarrauts, Nancy 87
Taylor, Clay 108
Taylor, George R 42
Taylor, Ida R 14
Taylor, James 29
Taylor, Laura 43
Taylor, William S 66
Thompson, Helene 112
Tice, Douglas W 143
Tracy, Belle 135
Tracy, Edward M 133
Tracy, Elise 134
Tracy, Marie J 134
Tracy, Theodore 134
Treadway, Manning. 139
Ulrici, R. W 41
Valle, Blanche 19
Valle, Francis Neree 18
Valle, Jessie 65
Valle, Genevieve M 20
Vion, Adeline 130
Von Phul, Celeste 116, 117
Von Phul, Elizabeth 117
Von Phul, Frederick,
114, 115, 116
Von Phul, Marie 117
Von Phul, Stephen 117
Walker, W. H 131
Walsh, Edward 58, 93, 94
Walsh, George 77
Walsh, Julius S 96
Washburne, Elihu B....87, 88
Washburne, Hempstead. 88, 89
Washburne, Marie L 90
Washburne, Susanne A.... 89
Waterman, A. M 75
Watson, R.J 52
Watson, Sophie 52
Waugh, James 135
Weisinger, Blanche 45
Wheat, Amanda 98
Whistler, Mary A 27, 28
Wilcox, Jeremiah 129
Wilkinson, J. B 146
Wilkinson, Harriet 153
Williams, John A 128
Winthrop, John S 24
Yarnall, Lida 140
Zeibig, Augusta 159
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