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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published and unpublished memoirs, travels and 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. 

Paul Beckwitii. 

June 1st, 1893, 

St. Louis, Mo. 







" 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 
banking house. 

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- 

stance Sanguinett. 

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 

J. Christy. 

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 
Marie Therese. 

13. Samuel Auguste Chouteau, married Ida 
Eeba Taylor. 

14. Eugenie Chouteau, born in St. Louis, 
July 29, 1850, was living there in 1893. 

15. Marie Isabelle Chouteau, married Charles 
J. Healey. 

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 
New York. 

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- 

riet Kipling. 

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 

A. Morgan. 

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 
both died. 

32. Susan B. Phinney, married J. James. 

33. Marguerite H. Finney, married John 

W. Bishop. 

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 

1893, unmarried. 
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, 

July, 1891. 
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. 

25, 1868. 

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. 

28, 1889. 
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, 

1872. . 

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- 
trice Chouteau. 

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, 

died 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., 

in 1893. 
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 
1876. ±1j32di46 

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 

in 1893. 
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, 
died unmarried. 

144. Frederick Williams Beckwith, married 

Alice Samuels. 

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, 

Virginia Menkins. 

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. 
Antoine Saugrain. 

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.- 

Auguste Chouteau. 

162. Therese Taylor, living in St. Louis in 

1893, unmarried. 

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 
St. Louis. 
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 
Louisville, Ky. 

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 

Memphis, Tenn. 

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- 

enice Menard. 

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 
Missouri . 

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 

De Menil. 

209. Susanne Chouteau, married L. K. Cor- 


210. Marie Antoinette Chouteau, married P. J. 

Watson . 

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. 

S. A. 

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 
Sophie Chouteau. 

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, 

died young. 
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 

Louisa Berthold. 
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- 

gene Hull. 

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 

1893, unmarried. 

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 
St. Louis. 

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- 
married . 
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- 
dren : 

277. Alexandre Liguest Chouteau, born Feb. 

10, 1818. 

278. Auguste Liguest Chouteau, married Eliz- 

abeth Bruner. 

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 
had children. 

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- 

ginia Maclot. 

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 
estate business. 

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 
St. Louis. 

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 
estate business. 

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. 

23, 1892. 

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, 
in 1893. 

352. Marie Chouteau, died in St. Louis, in 
9 1891. 

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 

De Mun. 

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, 

in 1869. 

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 
Can* Cabanne. 

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 

Pau, France. 

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 
Elija Bebee. 

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 
Fort Loremier. 

420. Adele Gratiot, married Elihu B. Wash- 


421. Stephen Hempstead Gratiot, married Mary 

J. Chamberlin. 

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, 
111., 1871. 

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 
in 1893. 

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 
prominent member. 

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. 

D. Bishop. 

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. 

8, 18S6. 

479. John Elliot Fowler, born in Denver, Sept. 

9, 1891. 

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, 
died unmarried. 

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 
Chouteau Maffitt. 

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- 

kinson . 

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 
County, Mo. 

* 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, 

unmarried. / 

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 
York City. 

610. Marie Noel, married Hoguet of i!s"ew 


611. Virginia Noel, entered the religious order 

of Dominicans. 

612. Annette Noel, married and died in New 

Marguerite Crooks. 604. Born in New York, 
died there. Married Edward Plunkett of New 
York City. 

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 

French Army. 

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 

Berth old. 

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 
banking business. 

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 
in 1893: 

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 

Armand Peugnet. 
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 

Paris, France. 
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 
April, 1873. 

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 
Louise Papin. 

697. Hypolite Leber Papin, married Josephine 


698. Pelagie Papin, born in 1789, died in 179S. 

699. Sophie Papin, born in 1791, died April 

22, 1808. 

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 

Mexico, unmarried. 

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- 
facturing company. 
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 
electrotyping enterprise. 

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 
last battles. 

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. 

Knap p. 

812. Helen May Prather, born in St. Louis, 

May 1, 1866. 

813. Corinne Prather, born in St. Louis, Oct. 

1, 1861. 
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- 
turing business. 

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; 
Jeanette; Pierre. 

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 
Knoxville, Tennessee. 

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. 
4, 1890. 
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- 

beth Mulholland. 
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 
Prattville, Alabama. 

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- 
dren : 

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 
in 1893. 

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 
Francisco, Cal. 

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. 
One child. 

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 


Index . 


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 
Chouteau, Pierre, 

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," 

96, 97 

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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