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Re: Looking for Seraphine and Baribeau info
Posted by: liz u. (ID *****3575) Date: February 19, 2012 at 07:55:52
In Reply to: Looking for Seraphine and Baribeau info by Jeanette steele of 18139

Hi Jeanette,

Some info......

John Jacob Seraphine was born in MI, father in Switzerland & mother in MI. According to his WWI Draft Card he was born 27 Sep 1883.

Minnesota Death Index:

Name: John Jacob Seraphine
Death Date: 13 Oct 1949
Death County: Saint Louis
State File Number: 014363
Certificate Number: 014363
Certificate Year: 1949
Record Number: 1107443

Name: Lydia Virginia Seraphine
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1885
Death Date: 14 Jan 1961
Death County: Douglas
Mother's Maiden Name: Monsiour
State File Number: 004172
Certificate Number: 004172
Certificate Year: 1961
Record Number: 1456449

John's parents:

Joseph Seraphine & Lena Locher. According to the 1900 census, they've been married 19 years. Joseph was born in Switzerland as was his mother. Birthdate Oct 1857. His father was born in Italy. Lena was born Jan 1862 in MI. Both parents born in Switzerland. Lena has had 2 children, both living. Besides John, there is another son, Joseph. According to his WWI Draft Card, Joseph Philip Seraphine was born 07 Aug 1881. They reside in St. Louis Co., Ely, MN. They also reside there in 1895 & 1910. Immigration date for Joseph in 1910 shown as 1869. In 1920, Lena is widowed & her mother, Katherine Locher (81), also widowed, is living with her. Immigration for Katherine shown as 1863. They reside in St. Louis Co., Morse, MN. In 1930, Katherine (91) resides with her daughter & son-in-law, Daniel & Emma Kinsman. Immigration shown as 1863. They reside in St. Louis Co., Buhl, MN.

Minnesota Death Index:

Name: Mrs. Katherine Kellar Locher
Death Date: 5 May 1933
Death County: Saint Louis
State File Number: 013208
Certificate Number: 013208
Certificate Year: 1933
Record Number: 643418

Katherine's husband was Jacob. In 1870 thru 1910 they reside in Marquette Co., Ishpeming, MI. The 1900 shows they've been married 40. Both were born Nov 1839. Both immigrated in 1863. Katherine has had 14 children, 8 surviving. The 1910 shows they've been married 49 years & both immigrated in 1863. Same amount of children as 1900.

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index:

Name: Jacob Locher
Birth Date: abt 1839
Birth Place: Switzerland
Death Date: 13 Sep 1911
Death Place: Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan
Death Age: 72
Occupation: Laborer
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: Phillip Locher
Mother Name: Mary Walyere
FHL Film Number: 1007539

New York Passenger List:

Name: Jacob Locher
Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1863
Birth Year: abt 1840
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Swiss
Name: Cathar Locher
Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1863
Birth Year: abt 1840
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Swiss
Name: *Albertine Locher
Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1863
Birth Year: abt 1863
Age: 3/12
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Swiss
Place of Origin: Switzerland
Port of Departure: Le Havre, France
Destination: United States of America
Port of Arrival: New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: H D Waltjen
*Notation: Died April the 8th, 1863. (That's so sad)

Hope that helps.

Regards,
liz
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