Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday

John Dupaquier born June 24, 1803 died June 24, 1864
May He Rest in Peace
Mary J. His Wife born June 18, 1815 died April 11, 1905
May She Rest in Peace

Old St. Croix Cemetery
St. Croix, Perry, Indiana

Two small stones with just initials are next the larger stone. "J.D." and "D.J.D."

John and Mary Dupaquier were living with 2 children in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky in 1850. Then, there is reference to John Dupaquier and Elisabeth Thiriot Brandebourg being baptismal sponsors for John  Humbert in 1857 in the church books for St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, Perry, Indiana.

"John Emil M. HUMBERT, born Feb 10, 1857, son of Anton and M. Ther. Maldidier; ; baptized April 2, 1857; sponsors John Dupaquet and Elis. Brandebourg, n Thirit"

John and Mary Dupaquier's stone is located near Elisabeth's son, Louis Brandebourg (aka Lewis Brandenburg).