Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Blanchette

Today I am sharing some of my Blanchette family gravestones.  You can read about the family, most recently here.

Large tree trunk family monument with Blanchard on the scroll
Louis was a sawyer, so this is very appropriate

Pvt. Louis Blanchard
Co. H  4th Reg
Wisconsin Cavalry
1840 - 1923
above in Hope Cemetery, Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin

 Julia Blanchard Richards Hough
1832 - 19xx  (1914)

Solomon R. Hough
1825 - 1909
(second husband of Julia Blanchard) 

My Husband
Charles Richards
Drowned in Kal. River
Sept 17, 1867
AE 48 Yrs  3 M's
(first husband of Julia Blanchard, drowned in logging accident in the Kalamazoo River)

above in Riverside Cemetery, Saugatuck, Allegan, Michigan

Rena Blanchard Riley (1882-1967)
Riley family lot

above in South Lockport a/k/a St. Dennis Cemetery, Lockport, Will, Illinois