When I was in St. Louis, over three years ago, I spent two days at the Missouri History Museum Library & Research Center to work on the Tourvilles, of course, but also on the Roussel/Fasnacht couple, and the Caillou family featured on this blog.
Category Archives: Investigations in Missouri and Illinois
Genealogy Investigations in Missouri and Illinois #2a: Sophie Rousselle and her fourth husband
Well, online trees sometimes prove to be helpful when they happen to provide you with new leads. Continue reading
Genealogy Investigations in Missouri and Illinois #2: Sophie Rousselle and her three—or four—husbands
Sophie Rousselle—Émilie‘s sister and third-born child of Pierre Rousselle and Françoise Gagné—was born on November 19, 1807. She was baptized one month later, on December 20, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, in Florissant, Missouri.
Genealogy Investigations in Missouri and Illinois #1: Charles Tourville and Émilie Rousselle
By now, you ought to know about my passion for Tourvilles living in Missouri. What basically started with the sole objective of coming up with the death places and dates of Charles Tourville and Émilie Rousselle’s two daughters turned into an extensive and captivating research project—a real obsession. Continue reading