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Pierre "Alfred" Déchanet

Pierre "Alfred" Déchanet

Male 1839 - 1916  (77 years)

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  • Name Pierre "Alfred" Déchanet 
    Born 01 Mar 1839  Marcilly-en-Bassigny, Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • His father was Sébastien Constantin and his mother was Marie Jeanne Tenaille. This family soon moved about 7 km, as Alfred's sister Asulite, was born in Bonnecourt in 1840. We know that Alfred grew up in this town because 'Bonnecourt' is shown as his place of birth on several documents after he arrived in America, including his army discharge certificate and his death certificate.
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 10 Nov 1852  New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 11 Jul 1860  Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Milit-Beg 29 Apr 1861  Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Milit-End 05 May 1864  Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Residence Jun 1865  [4
    Occupation 11 Jul 1870  Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Occupation 07 Nov 1916  Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 13
    Reference Number 30 
    Reference Number GRA-DECH 
    Died 07 Nov 1916  Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14, 15
    Buried 09 Nov 1916  St Felix Cemetery, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Person ID I30  fullereriksen
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 

    Father Sébastien Constantin Déchanet,   b. 16 May 1813, Bonnecourt, Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1880  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Marie Jeanne Tenaille,   b. 30 Mar 1812, Marcilly-en-Bassigny, Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1849, Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1836  Marcilly-en-Bassigny, Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet

    Family Isabelle Elizabeth Cratte,   b. 05 Feb 1838, Mendota, Dakota, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1885, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1865  Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane "Mae, Mamie" Déchanet,   b. 10 Feb 1866, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jul 1954, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Johan Déchanet,   b. Abt 1867, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1869, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    +3. Grace Déchanet,   b. 22 Feb 1868, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1932, Carbon, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Dorothea Lucy "Dora" Déchanet,   b. 11 Jul 1870, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1948, St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +5. Agnes I. Déchanet,   b. 29 May 1874, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1962, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Joseph "Sebastian" Déchanet,   b. 22 Feb 1877, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1881, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     7. Ralph Déchanet,   b. 08 Feb 1880, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 May 1909, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     8. Charles Déchanet,   b. 1882, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1882, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Mar 1839 - Marcilly-en-Bassigny, Haute-Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 10 Nov 1852 - New York, New York, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 11 Jul 1860 - Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - 29 Apr 1861 - Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-End - 05 May 1864 - Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Mar 1865 - Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 11 Jul 1870 - Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 07 Nov 1916 - Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 07 Nov 1916 - Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 09 Nov 1916 - St Felix Cemetery, Wabasha, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Déchanet, Alfred Family Photo
    Déchanet, Alfred Family Photo
    Back Row Left: Emilia "Alice" Lachapelle, Dorothea Lucy "Dora" Déchanet, Isabella "Belle" Lachapelle McKay.
    Front Row Left: Alfred Déchanet, Thomas P. McKay and daughter Isabelle McKay
    Déchanet, Alfred, Residence 1901 
NE Corner of 4th and Bailey, Wabasha, MN
    Déchanet, Alfred, Residence 1901 NE Corner of 4th and Bailey, Wabasha, MN
    As of 2012 the NE Corner of 4th and Bailey in Wabasha, MN was a school yard.
    St Felix Church, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA
    St Felix Church, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA
    Family Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records found here
    St Felix Church, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA
    St Felix Church, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA
    Was the Family Church for many generations

    Documents
    Déchanet, Alfred - Residence, 1901
    Déchanet, Alfred - Residence, 1901
    1901 City Directory, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA
    Listed:
    Alfred
    Dora
    Ralph

    Headstones
    Déchanet, Alfred, Family Plot, Section J Plot 49
    Déchanet, Alfred, Family Plot, Section J Plot 49
    OFFICIAL INTERMENTS per St. Felix Church Books
    1. Alfred DeChenet, d. 7 Nov, bur. 9 Nov, 1916, b. Paris France, at age 76 years, 8 months, of general debility, Priest: Max Wurst.
    2. Elizabeth [Isabel] Dechené, d. 24 July, bur. 26 July, 1885, b. Wabasha, at age 47 yrs, of Consumption, Priest: James Trobec.
    3. Sebastian Dechéné, d. 22 Aug, bur., 23 Aug, 1881, b. Wabasha, at age 4 1/2 yrs, of Typhoid fever, Priest: James Trobec.
    4. Ralph Dechene, d. 2 May, bur., 5 May, 1909, b. Wabasha, at age 29 yrs, of phthisis pulmonary, Priest: Max Wurst.

    OFFICIAL INTERMENTS per St. Felix Cemetery Records
    1. Infant Dechenet, d. 28 Sept 1882 [assumed to be Charles]
    Plot: Section J, Plot 49

    Histories
    Déchanet, Alfred, an Historical Profile
    Déchanet, Alfred, an Historical Profile
    The Life and Times of Alfred Déchanet

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Death Certificate Alfred Dechanet, (filed January 10, 1917), GRA-Dech, page 2-14., GRA-DECH, p 2-11.

    2. [S100] Vital Records Haute Marne FR, P BASCHIERA, Gra-Dech, Section IV., Gra-Dech, p 1-1.

    3. [S92] Ship Manifest, Dechanet Alfred, (Publisher: Ancestry.com, WWW.Ancestry.com, Arrived: 10 Nov 1852), GRA-DECH, page 1-2a,b,c,d., Gra-Dech, Page 1-2a,b,c,d.

    4. [S93] Census data for the Alfred Dechanet Family, Compiler: Census Summary, (Summarized by W Fuller, Canada, 2009), GRA-DECH,Section 3, p 3-1., Gra-Dech, Section 3, p3-1.

    5. [S94] Marriage: Azulite Dehanet & Nicholas Goyot, GRA-DECH, page 1-3., Gra-Dech, Page 1-3.

    6. [S55] Military Service Record, Dechanet Alfred, GRA-DECH, page 2-17., Gra- Dech, page 2-17.

    7. [S1] Research Notes, Fuller Family, Author: J Ward, Various., Gra-Dech, Page 2-24.

    8. [S55] Military Service Record, Dechanet Alfred, GRA-DECH, page 2-17., The document in addition says: 'That he had signed up for 3 years and the reason for discharge was the "Expiration of term of enlistment". It also says that there is "No objection to his re-enlistment are known to exist." It says: "Said Alfred Dechanet was born in Bonncourt in France, is 22 years of age, is 5 feet 7.25 inches high, Dark completion, Hazel eyes, Black hair and by occupation, when enrolled, a Labour. Given at Fort Snelling, Minnesota this 5th day of May, 1864."
      Also note: that Alfred is listed on the Roster of Company I as: Age 22, Mustered in Apr. 29, 1861; Mustered out May 5, 1864; Nothing under 'Remarks'.; Gra- Dech, page 2-17/18.

    9. [S54] Book, Wabasha County Past & Present 1870, W.H. Mitchell; U. Curtis, (Federal Union Book and Job Printing House, Rochester, MN, USA, 1870), Page 77: Alfred Dechanet is shown on a list of people who had served in the US Military as of 1870.; Gra- Bk3, sec 1, page 77.

    10. [S1] Research Notes, Fuller Family, Author: J Ward, Various., List of Army Pensioners - Minnesota: Name: Dechanet, Alfred; Post Office: Wabasha; Cause for which pensioned: w.r. hand; Monthey Rate: 4.00; Date of Original Allowance: Oct. 1880.; Gra-Dech, Page 2-20/24.

    11. [S10] Birth Registration, Déchanet Lucy, (Date filed: July 31, 1870), GRA-Dech, page 2-9-15., GRA-DECH, p 2-9, 2-15.

    12. [S58] Book, A River Pilots Log 1930, Walter A. Blair, (The Arthur H. Clark Co., Cleveland, OH, USA, 1930), GRA-BUIS, section 2., Gra-Bui, Section 2.

    13. [S11] Death Certificate Alfred Dechanet, (filed January 10, 1917), GRA-Dech, page 2-14., GRA-DECH, p 2-11, 2-14.

    14. [S6] Death and Burial Records, St Felix Church, Gra-Crat & Bui, in book., GRA-DECH, p 2-6, 2-8.

    15. [S62] Death Registration Alfred Dechanet, (filed January 10, 1917), GRA-Dech, page 2-14,., Shows occupation as retired trapper and that he had died of asthma.; GRA-DECH, p 2-14/19.

    16. [S6] Death and Burial Records, St Felix Church, Gra-Crat & Bui, in book., Déchanet, Alfred, Family Plot, Section J Plot 49
      OFFICIAL Interments 'bur.' per St. Felix Church Books
      1. Alfred DeChenet, d. 7 Nov, bur. 9 Nov, 1916, b. Paris France, at age 76 years, 8 months, of general debility, Priest: Max Wurst.
      2. Elizabeth [Isabel] Dechené, d. 24 July, bur. 26 July, 1885, b. Wabasha, at age 47 yrs, of Consumption, Priest: James Trobec.
      3. Sebastian Dechéné, d. 22 Aug, bur., 23 Aug, 1881, b. Wabasha, at age 4 1/2 yrs, of Typhoid fever, Priest: James Trobec.
      4. Ralph Dechene, d. 2 May, bur., 5 May, 1909, b. Wabasha, at age 29 yrs, of phthisis pulmonary, Priest: Max Wurst.

      OTHER INTERMENTS per St. Felix Cemetery Records
      1. Infant Dechenet, d. 28 Sept 1882 [assumed to be Charles]; GRA-DECH, p 2-6, 2-8.

    17. [S19] Obituary, Wabasha Herald, (Nov 9, 1916), GRA-DECH, p 2-13., The Obit says he was buried Nov 10, 1916; GRA-DECH, p 2-13a+b.

    18. [S100] Vital Records Haute Marne FR, P BASCHIERA, Gra-Dech, Section IV., Gra-Dech, Section IV.

    19. [S8] Marriage Record, St Felix Church, Various Family Books., This St. Felix Church Record shows that Elizabeth Lachapelle aged 27 and Alfred Deschanete aged 23 were married 23 March 1865 in Wabasha. Witness, Henry & Emily Buisson. Father Tissot; GRA-DECH, p 2-1+Gra-Crat p1-43.