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John Howard Baker Jr

John Howard Baker Jr

Born 29 June 1897 in Andover,Massachusetts
Died 3 Jan 1919 in France during WWI.
Son of John Howard Baker(1867, Aylesford, Nova Scotia-1942, Newburyport, MA)
Addie Frances Prescott(1860, Andover, MA to 1942 Newton, NH)
John Sr is son of Arthur Wellesley Baker(1835-1908) and Sarah E. Fielding Baker(1837-UNK).
Adiie is daughter of James Prescott(1806-1868) and Hannah L. Edwards (1818-UNK)

Alphonse Joseph Debuigne and Eugenie Marie Delourme

Alphonse Joseph Debuigne and Eugenie Marie Delourme

Alphonse Joseph Debuigne and Eugenie Marie Delourme Debuigne and their two children, Alphonse Paul (my father) age 3 years, and Sophie Eugenie Debuigne, age 8 years.

Photo taken abt 1906, two years after arriving from Roubaix, France via Ellis Island, N.Y. and settling in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Alphonse's profession was a weaver (tisserand) in France which he continued after immigration to the USA.

Submitted by Paul E. Debuigne, grandson

Rev. Stephen Batcheller Bachiler of Wherewell, Hampshire, England

Rev. Stephen Batcheller Bachiler of Wherewell, Hampshire, England

This is my great ancestor's Coat of Arms. Stephen was born the 23rd of Jun. 1561 and he married Ann Deborah Bate (b. 1561- 1632).

Alfred Joseph Dumez II and Etta Mae Kephart

Alfred Joseph Dumez II and Etta Mae Kephart

Wedding photograph, taken Dec 22, 1907

Alfred Joseph J. Dumez II, b. Dec 22, 1884 in Lyon, France; d. Dec 30, 1956 in Phillipsburg Hospital, Centre County, PA.

Etta Mae Kephart, b. Aug 30, 1888 in Madera, Bigler Twp, Clearfield County, PA; d. in Phillipsburg Hospital; daughter of Joseph Austin Kephart and Clarissa Belle Davis of Osceola Mills, Decatur Twp., PA.

Both are buried in the I.O.O.F Cemetery, Brisbin, PA, Clearfield County.

Submitted by Carolann Baylin Smith, granddaughter

Christena Lambour Pfister

Christena Lambour Pfister

1835-1908

Christena Lambour was born 23 Oct 1835 in Hommert, France, to Bernard and Mariane Lambour. She immigrated to America in 1847 with her parents who settled in Cambria County. Christena married Gottlieb Pfister in Carrolltown 21 Apr 1861. They owned and farmed land near Nicktown where Christena raised their six children.

Christena died 16 Aug 1908. She is buried in Nicktown.

Submitted by John Pfeister, great great nephew

Clement Valtille

Clement Valtille

Clement Valtille, my 2nd uncle, was born in Lens, France on 9 May 1886.

Photo dated March 12, 1919.

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