02 October 2015

Probate File# 8215

Source [Image 576]

Juilleret, Constantine J.
Juilleret, Elsie (Administratrix)
Comte, Edward, Stepchild, Father, Victor Comte, Mother, Elsie
Comte, Charles, "      "            "
Comte, Ama,   "   "

Petition of Charles Comte, Village of Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan

Married 20 August 1865 in Wayne County, Michigan.

Event Place: Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Constantine Juilberet M 32 France
Elisa Juilberet F 34 France
Eturora Juilberet F 1 Michigan
Edward Comte M 13 Illinois
Charles Comte M 11 Illinois
Emma Comte F 8 Michigan

The father of the Comte children, Victor Comte, was a corporal in the 5th  Michigan Cavalry who was killed in battle (date of death 11 May 1864) "at Meadow Bridge near Richmond, Virginia."

Affidavit by Horace W. Dodge, Captain of Co. C, 5th Cavalry; he was acquainted with Victor E. Comte, who, while engaged in a battle at Yellow Tavern near Richmond, Virginia, suffered a gunshot wound that caused his death [notarized in Hamilton County, Ohio].  He mustered in as a wagon maker.

Victor Comte, of Berne, Switzerland, son of Xavier Comte and Catherine Cortin?, and Elsie Barbier [could be Barbie], of Valen___, Department of Dombs, France, daughter of  Frederick Barbier and Elizabeth Siegler, were married on August 6, 1853, at the French Presbyterian Church in Detroit,

Elsie resided at the corner of Riopelle and Lafayette streets in Detroit.

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