Louise André


Birth: 17 Oct 1841, Thônes, Haute-Savoie
Death: 30 Aug 1909, Sainte Genevieve, MO
Burial: Valle Spring Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve, MO

Louise, a seamstress, married into the Dupont family, which also had come to America from Thônes, Haute-Savoie, France. Francis Dupont had a new home built at 466 Fifth Street, on the corner of Fifth and Washington, about 1877. Previously the family had lived in a house on LaHaye Street.

After her husband died in 1883 Louise used the money earned from their apple orchard and money that Maurice and the girls earned at various jobs to pay the mortgage on Dupont's Hill.

Spouse: Francois Dupont
Birth: 15 May 1834, Thônes, Haute-Savoie
Death: 1 Sep 1883, Sainte Genevieve, MO
Father: Jean Francois Dupont (1797-1857)
Mother: Francoise Adam (1803-1880)
Marr: 4 Jul 1865, Sainte Genevieve, MO
Children: Francis Louis Maurice (1866-1949)
  Mary Louise Eugenie (1868-1949) married Eloy Drury
  Camilla Catherine Philipine Ludwin (1870-1967)
  Mary Josephine Rose (1873-1907) married Joseph A. Rigdon
  Mary Louise Elisabeth (1873-1930) married William B. Clay
  John Francis Joseph Evarist (1877-1877)
  Louise Hortense Julia Euphernia (1878-1963) married Charles Louis Delcommune
  Martha Frances Genevieve (1880-1965)

Ste. Genevieve Herald

Wednesday, July 26, 2000
100 Years Ago - 1900
"The public school in the Kehl district will commence the next term on Monday, with Miss Camille Dupont as teacher in her sixth term."

Oct. 7, 1893
“Miss Josephine Dupont opened the school at Huck's Store last Monday,
her sister Miss Camille has charge of the parochial school at St. Joseph
church, and Miss Mary T. Jokerst presides over the school on the
Plankroad.”

In 1948, Camille retired after 52 years of teaching at the Kehl School. She taught three generations of children there.


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