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Eugenie "Jennie" Seclare Lambert
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1861, France
Death: Jan. 4, 1935
Bremerton
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

Eugenie (Seclare) Lambert daughter of Jean Seclare.

Eugenie (Seclare) Lambert passed away at the age of 73 years old.

Rented Home: 1129 Highland Ave. Bremerton, Washington
Owned Home: 1907 11th Ave. Bremerton, Washington

Eugenei Seclare siblings are:

Virginia Seclare
Catherine Seclare
Anna Seclare

Eugenie Seclare was born August 22, 1861, in Alsace Lorraine, France during the reign of Napoleon III who was Emperor from 1852 to 1870.

She had one sister, Virginia, and two half-sisters, Catherine and Anna. She was the daughter of Jean Seclare. Her father was a shoemaker and sent Eugenie at least one pair of his hand made shoes after she moved to the United States.

Eugenie Sin Claire married Leon Lambert in Alsace Lorraine, France.

Eugenie Sin Claire and Leon Lambert children are:

Leo Frances Lambert b. 1 Apr 1884
Frank Xavier Lambert b. 17 Aug 1885
Edourd Lambert b. 1887
Bertha Lambert b. 1890
Paul Edward Lambert b. 23 Apr 1892
Ernest Lambert b. 25 Feb 1894
Irene Eugenie Lambert b. 8 May 1896
Mary Daisy Lambert b. 13 May 1898
Elizabeth Hilda Lambert b. 12 Dec 1900
Frederick Martin Lambert b. 15 Nov 1902

Alsace Lorraine is the Northern corner of France. The region is gentle and rolling with well-ordered vineyards, medieval church bowers and barley and wheat fields. Lying between the Rhine and the three thousand to four thousand foot peaks of the Vosges Mountains Alsace-Lorraine is cut off from the rest of France.

Napoleon III was married to a beautiful Spanish Catholic of noble birth whom the French loved and admired. She bared her shoulders in low necked crinoline gowns and what she wore was copied by every woman with any pretension to stylishness---her name, EUGENIE.

In January 1871 under their rule France fell to the Germans. The Peace of Frankfurt, signed May 10, 1871, imposed terms which to the French seemed grueling. Alsace and Lorraine, including Metz, were to be handed over to the Germans, a war indemnity of five billion frances was to be paid and a German army of occupation was to be maintained at French expense.

In the "lost" provinces the adult population, though they retained their homes, suffered the spiritual misery of displaced persons, watching their children learn an alien tongue and, with the adaptability of youth, grow up to be German rather than French. French textbooks were destroyed by the Germans. Eugenie's father hired a French tutor so the children would learn French but they attended German schools also. Alsace Lorraine was under German rule from 1871 to 1918.

Eugenie raised a big garden, knit socks for the family and was a wonderful cook according to Marie Lambert.

She died in Bremerton January 4, 1935, at the age of 73, in her own home where her daughter, Mrs. Walt Goehrs and family were also living and caring for her.

Contributed by Family Members Marie Daisy (Lambert) Suldan and Yvette E. Aune
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Leon Lambert (1856 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Leo Frances Lambert (1884 - 1972)*
  Frank Xavier Lambert (1885 - 1946)*
  Paul Edward Lambert (1892 - 1964)*
  Ernest Lambert (1894 - 1948)*
  Irene Eugenie Lambert Goehrs (1896 - 1985)*
  Marie Daisy Lambert Suldan (1898 - 1989)*
  Elizabeth Hilda Lambert Lund (1900 - 1938)*
  Frederick Martin Lambert (1902 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ivy Green Cemetery
Bremerton
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot: Lot:: 8 Seciton: 94
 
Created by: Yvette Aune
Record added: Dec 06, 2008
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