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Descendants of Aimee (Emma) Dugas
Generation No. 1
1.AIMEE (EMMA)2 DUGAS(AUGUSTE1) was born January 1863 in Louisiana.She married (1) JAMES LEAR January 13, 1881 in Paincourtville, Louisiana, son of JAMES LEAR and JANE CAMPBELL.He was born 1860 in Louisiana.She married (2) JOSEPH DAVIS 1885.He was born May 1872 in Louisiana.
Notes for AIMEE (EMMA) DUGAS:
Aimee Dugas was the daughter of Auguste Dugas and Angeline LeBlanc.She was also called Emma.
Aimee was listed as a laborer in the 1880 Federal Census.
On January 8, 1881, James Lear, was married to Miss Aimee Dugas.According to the marriage license issued by Assumption Parish, it stated the following:
Be it Remembered, that James Lear as Principal, and Maximin Williams as Surety, acknowledge themselves, indebted unto the State of Louisiana in the sum of Three Hundred Dollars.
Whereas the above bounded James Lear has applied to the Clerk of the Fifteenth Judicial Distrct Court, in and for the Parish of Assumption, and has obtained from him a license to Marry Miss Aimi Dugas.
Now the condition of the above Obligation is such, That in case within two years, from this date, it should not appear that there existed at the time of granting such Licenses, any legal impediments to said Marriage, then and in such case the above obligation shall be null and void, or else it shall remain in full force and virtue.
The Catholic marriage between James Lear and Aimee Dugas took place on January 13, 1881, at St Elizabeth's Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish .
James Lear and Aimee Dugas had two sons:
Theodore Lear Joseph Henri Lear
Sometime in the decade following 1883, it appears that James Lear died. And, in 1895, Aimee, commonly known as Emma, was remarried.The family turned up in the 1900 Federal Census.28 year old Joseph Davis was listed as head of the household.Aimee stated in the census that she had given birth to three children.
Joseph Davis and Aimee Dugas had a Daughter, beatrice Davis.