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Ephraim and Emma Morrissette Family

Ephraim and Emma Morrissette Family

Ephraim and Emma Irene (Reinhard) Morrissette Family
Left to right: David Ray, Diane Gail, Emma, Living Morrissette son, Ephraim Joseph Morrissette, Mary Melissa (Marxmiller) Reinhard
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Ephraim was the son of George and Arcelia (Cyrier) Morrissette and the grandson of Toussaint and Lamina "Mina" (Bellegarde) Morrissette and also the grandson of Noel and Emerentienne Elisabeth (Paradis) Cyrier. All Ephraim's grandparents were buried at the St. Anne Catholic Church Cemetery in Illinois on both sides of the entrance lane. Ephraim is buried in southern Illinois at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Emma Irene (Reinhard) Morrissette was the daughter of Ralph and Mary Melissa (Marxmiller) Reinhard and the granddaughter of Philip Louis and Anna (Lohmann) Reinhard and also the granddaughter of Henry and Mary Melissa (Betts) Marxmiller. Her Reinhard grandparents are all buried in Iroquois county, Illinois.
Emma's mother seen in this photograph was Mary Melissa (Marxmiller)Reinahrd who was the daughter of Henry and 2nd wife Mary Melissa(Betts)Marxmiller. Mary Reinhard's mother whom she is named after passed away when she was about 2 or 3 years old. Henry remarried to Emma Peters. It is not known yet where Mary Reinhard's mother Mary Melissa (Betts) Marxmiller ) is buried. She is most likely buried in Illinois. She may be buried in either Iroquois or Vermillion Counties or near any of the locations where Henry resided. Rossville, Danville, Watseka, Illinois. Henry is buried at Rossville Cemetery, in Vermillion County, Illinois with Emma Peters and other family members but 2nd wife is not listed on the cemetery index there.

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