Saturday, November 14, 2009

Surname Saturday: Miguet

The MIGUET family is Corinne's maternal line. The surname is of French origin, with Corinne's 4th-great grandfather coming from Lesoul, Houtsone, France.

Stories and History:

Ahnentafel # 240: John Peter MIGUET (c1797-1880). John was born c1797 France, died March 10, 1880 in Buchanan County, Iowa. His wife was Frances (______) (1799-1888). According to son's obituary, immigrated in November 1847 and settled in Dubuque. Buried in Fontana Cemetery, Hazelton, Buchanan County, Iowa. Had at least 2 sons.

Ahnentafel # 120: Claud Francis "Frank" MIGUET (1831-1920). Frank was born April 2, 1831 in Lesoul, Houtsone, France. His wife was Eliza NETCOTT (c1834-1891). Farmed in Superior and Hazelton Townships of Buchanan County, Iowa. Frank died August 20, 1920 in Hazelton and is buried in the Fontana Cemetery. Had 1 son.

Ahnentafel # 60: Henry MIGUET (1858-1944). Henry was born November 1858 in Iowa. His wife was Katherine JARRETT (1865-1952). Henry died January 11, 1944 and is buried in Fontana Cemetery. Had 2 children.

Ahnentafel # 30: Frank Field MIGUET (1885-1954). Frank was born November 1885 in Iowa. His wife was Amelia Matilda SAUER (1890-1974). Frank died January 28, 1954 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana and is buried in the Johann Lutheran Cemetery in Evansville. Had 2 children.

Ahnentafel # 15: Miriam Ruth MIGUET (1922-2004). Miriam was born July 1, 1922 in Hazelton, Buchanan County, Iowa. Her husband was Edward Ferdinand WILDT (1918-1985). Miriam died December 18, 2004 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. Had 9 children.

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