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Paul and Grace Aubry papers

 Collection — Folder: S2486
Identifier: S2486

Scope and Contents

This collection includes typed letters, an autographed postcard, and badges from Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, Fraternal Order of Eagles and St. John Auxiliary in Washington, D.C., German or Switzerland and Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1911 to 1962 regarding military service, family business, social organizations and a birthday greeting thank you.


  • 1911-1962 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Henry Paul [Polheinreich] Aubry [Aubrey] was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 21, 1875, the son of Swiss immigrants, Eugene and Annette Aubry. Around age 23, Aubry moved west to Indiana, settling in Vincennes in Knox County, where he found work as a foreman. He served in the Spanish American War from April through Nov., 1898.

Aubry’s future wife, Mary Grace Delisle, was born in Indiana on September 15, 1875, the daughter of August and Fanney [Fannie] Delisle; she had a younger brother. She worked as a sales woman at a local dry goods store.

The Aubrys were married on June 25, 1907 in St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes, Indiana. Together they had two children; Norris and Aileen. Paul Aubry died in Vincennes between 1920 and 1930. Grace Aubry died in October 1967 and is buried in the Vincennes City Cemetery, Vincennes, Indiana.

"Aubrey, Henry Polheinreich". Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

"Aubry, Grace M.". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

"Aubry, Grace M.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

Aubry, Grace". U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

"Aubry, Paul". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

"Aubry, Paul H." Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

"Aubry, Paul H." Indiana Spanish American War Records. Retrieved 2015/07/29.

"Aubry, Paul". U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Retrieved 2015/07/29. "Delisle, Gracy". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/29.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/05 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/29 by Edythe Huffman.
Paul and Grace Aubry papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.