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Lucy B. Flageolle, Clare GT Flageolle,   Joes

In St. Paul Catholic cemetery, Ponca, Nebraska are Bennie Flageolle died 12-2-1885 age 4y 29d, and Louise died 1-13-1886 age 1 y 11 m 26d " children of H & L"

In 1895 Lucy and Clarissa were among the Dixon County, Nebraska school teachers attending a Teachers Institute at Ponca -

1895 Omaha newspaper "A tramp entered the home of Mr. Flageolle at Ponca at midnight when all members of the family were away but a 16-year-old girl and her 7-year-old brother.  He assaulted the girl, but was frightened away by her screams."

In 1900 Lucy -Dec 1878 and Clarissa Oct 1873 are teaching school in Union County, South Dakota, living with parents Henry and Lucina, both born in Canada.  Brother Joseph W. born July 1888 in Nebraska, is also living there.

Henry and Lucina (Bellisle) Flageolle, both natives of Canada. The mother was born in the
city of Montreal and the father's birth occurred at Three Rivers. He came to
the States when about thirteen years of age and was married in Jefferson,
South Dakota, about 1872. He engaged in the manufacture of boilers at Ponca,
Nebraska, for some time and built up an industry of much importance and value to
the town, subsequently moving to Jefferson, South Dakota. he had reached
the ninety-third milestone of life's journey when his death occurred on
December 21, 1926, and his widow is eighty years of age.
Sioux City Iowa biography of son Joseph W. B. Flageolle.

Lucy and Clare both cash-claimed quarters in 1907 - sections 12 and 13, 5S 46W.

In 1910 Clare is back in South Dakota, 35, with parents Henry 77 and Lucinia 64.

In 1940 Union County, South Dakota Clara Flageolle is 66, born in South Dakota, sister Lucy B., 61, Nebraska, neither with occupations.

Henry 1833-1926 and Lucina 1849-1934 are buried in Saint Peters, Union County, so it's likely the Lucy and Clara buried there are the Yuma County ones.


In 1910 Kit Carson County Henry Flageolle, 50, and Mary 43, have Lizzie A. 18, William H. 14, Mary L. 12, Charles L. 11, David C. 8, and Michiel W. 5.  All the kids were born in South Dakota.

1915 Mildred items in the Wray newspaper "Mr. Will Flageole of the south divide visited his sister, Mrs. Al Brady, and family, two or three days last week..... Miss Verda Polly visited Louise Flageole at the Al Brady home Saturday."

Florence (Mace) Flageolle proved up on a quarter in 30, 5S 46W in 1916.

William H. Flageolle, 24,  of Seibert married Polly Wynn, 15,  of Seibert, daughter of Jane Wynn, November 6, 1910 in Seibert.  Witnesses were Ralph Flageolle and Lovica Wynn.

William Henry Flageolle registered with a Kirk address, saying he was born October 11, 1894 at Jefferson, South Dakota, was farming, and had a wife and child.

William and Polly L. are in Kit Carson County in 1920, with Pearl A. 7, Ruth E. 5, Richard S. 4, and Archie A. five months.

Will 1894-1972 and Mildred (Van Rheen) Flagerolle -1912-2001 are buried in Texas County, Missouri. 37847058

Flageolle, J. S., Farmer, S. 4, T. 6, R. 48, P. O. Vona. Mr. Flageolle was born in Minnesota in 1857, settled in the County in 1907, and married Lovina Homer.

Flageolle, William H., Farmer and Breeder of Thoroughbred Poland China Hogs, S. 15, T. G, R. 48, P. O. Vona. Mr. Flageolle was born in Iowa in 1886 settled in the County in 1906, and married Polly Wynn. They have four children.

1921-1922 Kit Carson County plat book.


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