JUNE 11, 1828
JAN 8, 1892"
Joseph was born in France. He came to America about 1853-1854 [the date of his passport papers was 1853]. Here he met and married Annette DuBois about 1858 [1840-1870]. She gave him 6 children, one of whom was my gr-grandmother, who was named for Annette's sister, Adeline. After Annette died, Joseph was left with six children to raise. Annette's sister stepped in to take care of the children, and she and Joseph were married in 1871. They had 9 children together.
Joseph is buried at St. Mary's of the Knobs Catholic Church Cemetery, at Floyd's Knobs, Floyd County, Indiana.