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Gabrielle Josephine LeDieu (b. February 09, 1862, d. date unknown)Gabrielle Josephine LeDieu (daughter of Alisier Joseph LeDieu and Appoline Elise Leconte)56 was born February 09, 1862 in Chaumont, Nord, France, and died date unknown in Coos Bay, Oregon.She married (1) unknown.She married (2) Henri LeCocq, son of George LeCocq and Fideline.She married (3) Henry Lecocq, Sr..
Notes for Gabrielle Josephine LeDieu:
After her first husband died she married Henry Lecocq. She came to US with Henry, mother and brothers and two other French miningfamilies from the Valincumine (SP?) area of France.[RonDieu.FTW]
Gabrielle lived in Coos Bay, Oregon through much of her adult life.Many of the California family members would stay with her when they travelled to Oregon.When all of the families left Coos Bay shortly after the turn of the century, Gabrielle and her family stayed in Oregon.
Gabrielle was devastated when her two children, Helen and George, drowned in the slough near the home of her brother Albert.It occurred on the day that Albert and Augustine moved into their new home.Her mother, Appoline, came to Oregon to help Gabrielle survive the grief.There was worry that Gabrielle would not survive the trauma because of her heart.Appoline remained in Coos Bay for the remainder of her life.
Obituary:Coos Bay Times, May 26, 1950
MRS. LECOCQ DIES THURSDAY NIGHT
Mrs. Gabrielle Lecocq, Coos Bay, died at her home Thursday night.She was born February 12, 1862, in France and come to this country 69 years ago.She had lived on Coos Bay 53 years.Her husband, Henry Lecocq, died in 1930.
Survivors include a son, Henry Lecocq, Coos Bay; five daughters, Mrs. Camille Bodhaine, Denver, Colorado; Mrs. Clothilde VanMarter, Berkeley, California; Mrs. Denise Blakeley, Tenino, Washington; Mrs. Henrietta Valentine, Chehalis, Washington, and Mrs. Marguerite Gaffney, Albany, California;a grandson, Fred Percy, Sacramento, California, who was reared by Mrs. Lecocq, and a brother, Albert Dieu, Sr., Englewood.
Funeral services are pending at the Mills Funeral Home.
A second article also appeared the following day:
LECOCQ FUNERAL TO BE MONDAY
The funeral service for Mrs. Gabrielle Lecocq, 88, long-time resident of Coos Bay, will be held at 9 A.M. Monday at St. Monica's Catholic Church, conducted by the Very Rev. John M. Green.Recitation of the Rosary is scheduled for 7:30 P.M. Sunday at the Mills Funeral home.
More About Gabrielle Josephine LeDieu:
Date born 2: February 12, 1862, Chaumont, Haute-Marne, France.56
Burial: Unknown, buried Pioneer Cemetery---Coos Bay, Oregon.56
Census: listed in 1900 census in Coos Bay, Oregon.56
Died 2: May 27, 1950, Coos Bay, Coos,Oregon.56
Children of Gabrielle Josephine LeDieu and unknown are:
- +Camille, d. date unknown.
- +Bertha, d. date unknown.
Children of Gabrielle Josephine LeDieu and Henri LeCocq are:
- +Henry LeCocq, d. date unknown.
- Donas LeCocq, d. date unknown.
- +Henrietta LeCocq, d. date unknown.
- +Marguerite LeCocq, d. date unknown, deceased.
- George LeCocq, d. 1915, Coalbank Slough - Drowned.
- Helen LeCocq, d. 1915, Coalbank Slough - Drowned.
- +Clothilde Elizabeth LeCocq, b. July 21, 1887, Illinois, d. December 30, 1976, Palo Alto, CA.