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Emily Josephine Dousman Barrette
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1830
Prairie du Chien
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1874
Bridgeport
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA

Emily Josephine was born to Hercules Louis Dousman (Son of Michael Dousman & Catherine Jane Aiken McDonald) and Sioux Indian Woman - Margaret "Peggy" Pelagia Campbell - (Daughter of Archibald Colin John Campbell & Catherine Demontigny - Sioux Ninse Campbell.) Her siblings were George Dousman (1836-1860) and Infant John Dousman (1838 who died at birth - as did Mother Margaret at child birth). She grew up in the Historic Town of Prairie du Chien, WI. Her father was a properous land-owner and lumberman. Emily was wed to Charles Barrette - son of Peter Barrette & Theresa Godard LaPointe Barrette - also early settlers of Praire du Chien. Their marriage took place in the original St. Gabriel's Catholic Church. Charles & Emily became the parents of Mae Virginia (Thomas Edward Ward), Theresa (Existe Brothers), Mary Jane (Charles D Brandes), Philomena "Minnie" (Lazarus Lon Pitt), Susan Emily (Died at two years), Martha "Mattie" Josephine (Gabriel George Louis St.Germain), Mae Emily (1866-1885) and Charles Louis Barrette (1867-1875). The family is interred in Calvary Cemetery - Father Hercules Dousman has a large plot where he and second family - plus household help - from the Estate - The House on the Mound - that was on the site of the present Villa Louis. Emily has a stately monument where She, Susan Emily & Charles Louis' names are inscribed. Daughter Theresa Barrette Brothers (1852-1877) Ia most likely interred in the plot. Husband Charles is also recorded as being buried there, but find no stone. Submitted by GG Grandson - Peter Arthur Rodgers - G Grandson of daughter Mae Virginia Dousman Ward. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hercules Louis Dousman (1800 - 1868)
  Margaret Pelagia Campbell Dousman (1804 - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles A Barrette (1826 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Virginia Mae Barrette Ward (1850 - 1899)*
  Theresa Barrette Brothers (1852 - 1877)*
  Mary Jane Barrette Brandes (1855 - 1933)*
  Martha Josephine Barrette St. Germain (1863 - 1912)*
  Susan Emily Barrette (1863 - 1865)*
  Charles Louis Barrette (1867 - 1875)*
 
 Sibling:
  Emily Josephine Dousman Barrette (1830 - 1874)
  Hercules Dousman (1848 - 1886)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Age 44 years, 28 days. Wife of Charles
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Prairie du Chien
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Anita Rodgers
Originally Created by: Grave Walker(L Kopet)
Record added: Mar 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13528175
Emily Josephine <i>Dousman</i> Barrette
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Emily Josephine <i>Dousman</i> Barrette
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Emily Josephine <i>Dousman</i> Barrette
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- Anita Rodgers
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013

- Sherree Barrette
 Added: Nov. 20, 2008

- ~Flowers of Love~Lori
 Added: Mar. 5, 2006
 
 
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