Caroline <I>La Turno</I> Dare

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Caroline La Turno Dare

  • Birth 26 Apr 1849 Bismarck, St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 17 Dec 1924 Dareville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 6636680

Daughter of Charles and Rebecca Katherine Dannel [Daniel] La Turno, Caroline had to cross a log on her way to school each morning. Family tradition says her father immigrated from France with a brother who died on board the ship and was buried at sea. Charles may have entered via New Orleans and come up the Mississippi to Missouri. We have no information about her mother, who was known as Catherine.

Caroline had seven known siblings, four from a step-mother whose name is unknown. They were: John, Augustus, George and by her step-mother - Eliza [ m Murrill], Frank, Ed and Sam LaTurno, who drowned as a teen-ager.

On 28 Jun 1866 in Belleville, St. Claire Co. IL Caroline married William Thomas DARE. They had 10 children, three of whom did not reach adulthood. We have not found the graves of Lucibia, Johnny or Mattie who all died very young. Their other children were:

1.Eliza Janetta Dare 1869-1955
m1891 John Curtis Hollaway d1954

2.Charles Madison Dare 1871-1890 pneumonia

3.Sarah Ava Dare 1875?-19??
m1900 George Nichols d1926
m1911 John H. Oloman d1940
m1915 Wilford L. Barnett d bfr 1920

4.Mary Caroline Dare 1879-1967
m1898 James F. Smith d1955

5.Bertha Mae Dare 1883-1958
m1906 Gladney Oloman d1967

6.Manerva/Minerva Lee Dare 1885-1975
m1903 Virgil M. Bullock d1941

7.Gussie Florence Dare 1891-1969
m1910 Mills Davis d1969

Caroline and Tom were farmers living most of their married life in Jefferson Co. Caroline lived four years of widowhood with her children in turn.



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  • Maintained by: Lee Bailleu
  • Originally Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 25 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6636680
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline La Turno Dare (26 Apr 1849–17 Dec 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6636680, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lee Bailleu (contributor 47119852) .