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DesRosiers Family

I do not have much on this family at the moment and hope to find and add more information on them.  They are the family of my great-grandmother Celine Des Rosiers Jacques

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Standing, left to right:
Florence, Celine (Celina), Daisy, Henry, Edward J. , Jr.

Seated, left to right:
Emma, Edward J., Sr., Jerome, Lucy

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Photo courtesy of Jack Des Rosier


Edward J. DES ROSIERS, born 3 November 1849 in Canada, died 5 April 1915 in Hancock, Michigan; married 14 April 1872 in Hancock, Michigan, to Lucy (Lucinda/Lucille?) Emeau (Edmon), born Canada? Illinois?, died 7 August 1946 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  The name on the marriage record was spelled "Derosies":  came to U.S. in 1871?  Lucy later remarried to Mr. Cook. The 1880 Michigan census has them living in Adams Township, Houghton County, Michigan.

Children of Edward J. Des Rosiers and Lucy Emeau:

David, born 1873

Edward J., Jr., born 6 March 1874, baptized 6 April 1874 at St. Anne's in Hancock, Michigan, died 21 August 1942 in Hancock, Michigan; married 8 October 1901 in Hancock, Michigan, to Rose Mary Yagel.  Edward was buried 24 August 1942 Forest Hill Cemetery, Houghton, Michigan.  (Rose Mary Yagel according to Auntie Coon was born November 27.  Buried 12 March 1956 Forest Hill Cemetery, Houghton, Michigan.  Birth certificate shows name as Rosa.  She was baptized 15 December 1878 at St. Anne Church, Hancock, Michigan.

Celine (Celina) Marie (Mary) born 11 January 1876 in Hancock, Michigan, died 10 November 1957 (buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Marquette, Michigan - Lot 42, Blk 14; married 25 November 1897 to Arthur Francis Jacques (For more information on Celine and Arthur Francis see descendants of Nicholas Jacques, 8th Generation.)

Emma Mary born 11 January 1878 in Hancock, Michigan; married 15 September 1903 in Hancock, Michigan, to Charles Eugene Monroe, born 1872 in Perce, Québec.  He was a Spanish-American War veteran.

Henry born 13 December 1879 in Hancock, Michigan.  He was married and divorced - spouse unknown-census of April 25, 1910, listed him as 28 years old and single, residing at 126 Hancock Street.

Florence born 18 December 1881 in Hancock, Michigan; married 11 July 1904 to Hans T. Liebert (born 1877) in Hancock, Michigan

Daisy born August 1883. She shows up in the 1910 Michigan census twice.  Once at her parents home and three days later at the home of Arthur and Celine.  

Edward born 27 December 1886 in Atlantic Mine, Michigan; died 27 September 1887 in Adams Township, Michigan

Henriette born February 1887 in Hancock, Michigan; died 27 November 1887 in Hancock.

George born November 1888 in Michigan; died 4 December 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, buried in Old Catholic Cemetery in Hancock, Michigan.

Mary born 28 March 1892 in Hancock, Michigan; died 26 February 1895 in Hancock, Michigan

Irene "Genovefa" born 1 January 1894 in Hancock, Michigan; died 26 February 1895 in Hancock

Jerome born November 1898 in Michigan.  He left home and was never heard from again




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