Since we last spoke of this family, I found the following in the 1900 census for Augusta, Richmond Co., GA
Series: T623 Microfilm:219Book:1Page:180
enumerated June 16, 1900
606 Broad St.
DUGAS, Ed C.abt. 40, widow, b. GA, father b. GA, mother b. Louisiana, income real estate, owned home, could read & write, no mortgage
DUGAS, Emily C., sister, b, 5/1850, single, bn. GA, could read and write
DUGAS, Virginia, dau, b. 2/1888 GA, mother born in SC, a student, could read and write
DUGAS, Pickins N., son, b. 7/1899 age 10 (this means his mother,Caroline Houston Tennent, didn't die 1897 but 1899)
GALAHU, Virginia, sister, b. 1845, widow, could read & write
Have you any new info?