Frances Howe family photographs
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- circa 1860-circa 1910
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Rose Bailly was born to Joseph, a French-Canadian fur trader, and Marie LeFevre (Lavigne) Bailly, a woman of French and Ottawa descent, on February 25, 1813 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac County, Michigan. She had several siblings, including Esther Mary (1811–1842) and Eleanor (1815–1898), and half-siblings, including Francis (1795-1870), Sophia S., (1796–1892), Agatha (1797–1873), Alexis C. (1798–1861), and Joseph Philip (1799–1889). She married Francis Howe on November 8, 1841 in Porter County, Indiana and they had several children, including Eleanor, Frank, Rose F. (1842–1879), and Frances Rose (1851-1917).
Agatha Bailly was the daughter of Joseph and Marie LeFevre (Lavigne) Bailly, born in 1797 in Mackinac Island. She married Edward Biddle (1782–1859) and they had 4 children: Sophia Agathe (1820–1848), John (1823–1886), Mary (1825–1833), and Sarah (1833–1923). Agatha Biddle died in Mackinac Island on March 23, 1873 and was buried in Saint Ann's Cemetery there.
Eleanor Cecilia Bailly was born on June 2, 1815 to Joseph and Marie LeFevre (Lavigne) Bailly in Mackinac Island. She became a nun in 1841, taking the name Sister Mary Celeste, before eventually being elevated to mother superior of the Sisters of Providence in St. Mary-of-the-Woods in Vigo County, Indiana after the death of Mother Theodore Guerin. She served in the position from 1856 to 1868. Under her leadership, the sisters began built a new, larger academy in 1860 and the Sisters of Providence went to Indianapolis and Vincennes to serve in military hospitals during the U.S. Civil War. She died on August 2, 1898 and was buried in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.
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Ancestry.com. "Frances Howe." U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925. Accessed October 14, 2021. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Beel, Paul. "The Life of Eleanor Bailly (Mother Mary Cecilia Bailly)." Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Accessed October 14, 2021. https://spsmw.org/2018/04/20/the-life-of-eleanor-bailly-mother-mary-cecilia-bailly.
Findagrave.comn. "Agatha Bailly Biddle." Find A Grave Memorial. Accessed October 14, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21782251/agatha-biddle.
Findagrave.comn. "Frances Rose Howe." Find A Grave Memorial. Accessed October 14, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23622678/frances-rose-howe.
Findagrave.comn. "Francis Bailly." Find A Grave Memorial. Accessed October 14, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143686816/francis-bailey.
Findagrave.comn. "Rosene Marie Victoire 'Rose' Bailly Howe." Find A Grave Memorial. Accessed October 14, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14827085/rosene-marie_victoire-howe.
Findagrave.comn. "Sr. Eleanor Bailly." Find A Grave Memorial. Accessed October 14, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21749787/eleanor-bailly.
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- Bailly family
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- Chicago (Ill.)
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- Frontier and pioneer life
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana
- Howe family
- Howe, Frances Rose, 1851-1917
- Indians of North America
- Mackinac Island (Mich.)
- Michigan City (Ind.)
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- Frances Howe family photographs
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