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 Charles E. DuBois

Charles E. DuBois

Death 7 Jun 1892 (aged 4)
Millard, Faulk County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Faulkton, Faulk County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Lot 8
Memorial ID 100642377 · View Source
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Father's military:

Name: William H. Dubois
Birth Year: abt 1840
Age: 23
Enrollment Date: 17 Nov 1863
Discharge Date: 27 May 1865
Place: Liberty, Indiana
Company: D
Cavalry, Battery, Unit: 9th Cavalry
Regiment: 121
Notes: Pvt. Mustered out at Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Parents married 1 Aug 1885 at Hamilton, Walsh, ND.

SOURCE: Faulk County Record, Thursday, June 9, 1892, Page 5

Died at the residence of his parents at Millard, Tuesday, June 7th, 1892, Charles, only child of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. DuBois. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the entire community.

Son of William H. and Almira "Mira" L. Dubois.

The 1909 Faulk County History by Ellis states W. H. DuBois was an officer on the first Pulaski township board, he was justice of the peace.

History of Faulk County South Dakota, by Captain C. H. Ellis, 1909


Among the pioneer settlers of Faulk county, the veterans of 1860-1864 were a goodly number, who had served their country in the Civil War. On the near approach of May 30, 1884, there was a general desire to appropriately observe this national holiday. Upon the coming of the day the people went forth with flowers to decorate the graves of our fallen heroes. The rains descended to baptize the floral offerings that came from sincere and sympathetic hearts. While the day opened rainy, and Unfavorable to those intending to come from distant parts of our county, the patriotism, love of country, enterprise and intelligence indicated by the number who did come, necessitated the idea of an indoor meeting being abandoned, and an outdoor meeting to be held. The procession was formed at the school house, headed by some thirty children bearing wreaths of flowers; next came fifteen old soldiers, of which the following is a roster, viz:

John H. Shirk, Co. E, 79th Reg., Penn. Vol. Infantry;

J. P. Sutton, Co. D, 34th Reg., Iowa Vol. Infantry;

H. K. Hursh, Co. A, 89th Reg., Indiana Vol. Infantry;

L. K. Parmenter, Co. A, 14th Reg., Illinois Vol., Infantry;

J. W. Parker, Co. G, 45th Reg., Illinois Vol. Infantry;

G. Niederauer, Co. G. 1st Reg., Michigan Vol. Infantry;

Rev. C. Douglas, Chaplain, 18th Reg., Mo. Vol. Infantry;

**W. H. DuBois, Co. D, 9th Reg., Indiana Vol. Cavalry;**

J. A. Pickler, Major, 3rd Reg., Iowa Vol. Cavalry;

M. Summy. Co. , 9th Reg., New York Cavalry,

H. A. Humphrey, Co. A, 8th Reg., Illinois Cavalry;

Peter Hawn, Co. Q, 8th. Reg., Illinois Cavalry;

George J. Jarvis, 3rd Wisconsin Battery;

P. B. Durley, Q. M., 124th Reg., Illinois Infantry;

J. S. Hamilton, U. S. Navy.


I believe there was a Doctor Dubois at Millard, likely this boy's father. Will research. KG

Family Members


Son of Mira L. DuBois




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  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100642377
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles E. DuBois (17 Jul 1887–7 Jun 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100642377, citing Faulkton Cemetery, Faulkton, Faulk County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Kent Gebhard (contributor 47001358) .