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Alexis Irenee DuPont
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1816
Delaware, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1857
Delaware, USA

Death notice for Alexis DuPont:

TERRIBLE DISASTER - Explosion of a Powder Mill.

Wilmington, Del., Sunday, Aug. 23. - About five o'clock yesterday afternoon, a terrible explosion occurred at DuPont Powder Mills, on the Brandywine, shattering the building to atoms, and killing Mr. DuPont, the proprietor, Antony Dougherty and Edward Hurst, and mortally wounding Louis Vache. Two others were injured, but not fatally.

FROM: (rbobwkga) The Highland Weekly News, Aug. 27, 1857. (Hillsboro, Ohio)

This article provided by Richard Osburn
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Alexis Irenee DuPont was born to Sophie Madeline Dalmas and Eleuthere Irenee DuPont. He married Joanna Maria Smith on December 15, 1836. 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleuthere Irenee DuPont (1771 - 1834)
  Sophie Madeline Dalmas DuPont (1775 - 1828)
 
 Spouse:
  Joanna Maria Smith DuPont (1815 - 1876)
 
 Children:
  Francis Gurney DuPont (1850 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  Victorine Elizabeth DuPont Bauduy (1792 - 1861)*
  Evelina Gabrielle DuPont Bidermann (1796 - 1863)*
  Alfred Victor DuPont (1798 - 1856)*
  Eleuthera DuPont Smith (1806 - 1876)*
  Henry DuPont (1812 - 1889)*
  Alexis Irenee DuPont (1816 - 1857)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
 
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Jun 20, 2007
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Alexis Irenee DuPont
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