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Emma Mary Bouvier Drexel
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Birth: May 18, 1833
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1883

Philanthropist. Emma was the second wife of Francis Anthony Drexel and the daughter of Michael Bouvier and Louise C. Vernou. With her marriage to Drexel in 1860, she became the stepmother of Elizabeth and Katharine. Together Emma and Drexel had a daughter Louise Bouvier in 1863. In 1870, the Drexels bought a farm in Torresdale, a section of Philadelphia; it became their country home, and was called St. Michael. Three afternoons a week, St. Michael welcomed anyone in need, and with her daughters, she distributed food and other aid. Emma began a Sunday school for neighborhood children; Elizabeth and Katharine taught lessons. Emma died of cancer. 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Bouvier (1792 - 1874)
  Louise C. Vernou Bouvier (1811 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Anthony Drexel (1824 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Alexander Bouvier (____ - 1856)*
  Eustache Bouvier (1824 - 1886)**
  Elizabeth Bouvier Dixon (1829 - 1884)*
  Emma Mary Bouvier Drexel (1833 - 1883)
  Zenaide Bouvier (1835 - 1914)*
  Alexine E. Bouvier (1837 - 1914)*
  Mary Howell Bouvier (1841 - 1931)*
  Josephine M. Bouvier (1845 - 1847)*
  Michel Charles Bouvier (1847 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: She was originally interred at Old St. Mary Cemetery..
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: rjschatz
Record added: Jan 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13160126
Emma Mary <i>Bouvier</i> Drexel
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Emma Mary <i>Bouvier</i> Drexel
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Emma Mary <i>Bouvier</i> Drexel
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God Bless this Wonderful Family!
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 17, 2014
GOD Bless you and all who do... and/or come here to view too!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 9, 2014
Such fine example to your daughters.Pray for us.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 25, 2012
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