Born - 1824 in the land of the Cayouse
Married - Mathieu Dauphin 1840
Traveled to Ft Hall, Utah Territory born there were Abraham and Catherine (Woodward Wilson Jordan Matt)
Went to the French Prairie then the California gold fields, near the Yuba River area. Rosalie (Gagnon) was born here.
Returning to the French Prairie, near Gervais Oregon, Felicite (Pambrun) was born next. Moving on to Wasco County, Julien and Sophie Ann were born. After returning to her homeland John Baptiste and Constance were born. The Catholic Faith was important to Mathieu - all their children were baptized, some received communion and confirmed.
They were in Oregon City when the five Cayouse were hung for the Whitman Massacre. Mathieu was the Godfather when they were baptized before being hung.
1855 found them at the Treaty Council, Mathieu was an interpreter and witness for the Nez Perce.
Returning to the area, they were allowed to live here. Their land claim at Frenchtown, is where present day Lowden Wa is. After, Mathieu's death, the Land Title came in Suzanne's name as "the widow of Mathieu Dauphin". She was one of the first fullblood Indian to receive Title to land.
Mathieu died and was buried on the bluff North of their home with daughter, Sophie Ann who died of a lung ailment at age 3.
Suzanne signed a Right of Way permission for Dr Baker's reailroad to go through her land.
Walla Walla County
Created by: judith duffy fortney
Record added: Apr 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51046846
I just found out that you are my 4th great grandma. I will see you in heaven grandma. I love you!|
Anita Rae Barnes Powell
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