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Grave has been located Native American flag photo of ancestor   Mary Louise  PICOTTE

  (b. 24 October 1839 Dakota Territory   d. 3 February 1922 South Dakota, USA )  

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PICOTTE Genealogy

Mary Louise PICOTTE was born 24 October 1839 in Dakota Territory. Mary Louise PICOTTE was the child of ?   and   ?

Mary Louise was a Native American.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Bruno HUS COURNOYER abt. 1856 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Bruno HUS COURNOYER  was born 20 March 1821 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He died 2 October 1902 in South Dakota, USA.  He was the son of Pierre HUS COURNOYER and Marie-Anne SALVAIL.

Mary Louise PICOTTE died 3 February 1922 in South Dakota, USA.

Born at Running Water, Bon Homme, South Dakota

Daughter of Joseph Picotte (1802 - 1866) and Julia Hazawin (1819 - 1891)

Details of the family tree of Mary appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? March 3, 1931 - The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
Did You Know?Dakota' is a Native American (Sioux) word for 'friend.' (

1861 - President James Buchanan signed the bill creating the Dakota Territory

1889 - On November 2, 1889, both North and South Dakota were admitted to the Union, becoming the 39th and 40th states.

1800S Etiquette1800S Advice And Etiquette For Ladies

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The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 29, 1881

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Mary Louise PICOTTE

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Mary Louise PICOTTE married Grave has been locatedimmigrant - Canada to US  photo of ancestor  Bruno HUS COURNOYER-- Date: abt. 1856 Place: Sioux City, Iowa, USA
Bruno HUS COURNOYER was the son of Pierre HUS COURNOYER and Marie-Anne SALVAIL


Native American flag female ancestor Emily Gertrude COURNOYER (b.May 1857, , Iowa, USA  d. August 1941, Armour, Sprink, South Dakota, USA)

Grave has been locatedNative American flag female ancestor Mary Hermine COURNOYER (b.December 1861, , Nebraska Territory  d. 5 February 1925, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA)

Native American flag male ancestor Joseph Bruno COURNOYER (b.11 December 1864, Richardson, Nebraska Territory  d. 5 January 1925, Charles Mix, South Dakota, USA)

Native American flag female ancestor Rose Harriet COURNOYER (b.6 June 1869, , Dakota Territory  d. 8 June 1951, Los Angeles, California, USA)

Native American flag male ancestor Paul COURNOYER (b.1 January 1870, Wheeler, South Daktota, USA  d. 13 May 1906, Kenel, North Dakota, USA)

Grave has been locatedNative American flag photo of ancestor  Peter Joseph COURNOYER (b.3 December 1877, Wheeler, Douglas, Dakota Territory  d. 28 August 1941, Armour, Douglas, South Dakota, USA)

Grave has been locatedNative American flag photo of ancestor  Christopher COURNOYER (b.27 May 1880, Wheeler, Charles Mix, Dakota Territory  d. 23 February 1957, Eugene, Oregon, USA)

Native American flag female ancestor Angela COURNOYER (b.24 January 1883, , Dakota Territory  d. August 1974, Tucson, Arizona, USA)

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Mary Louise PICOTTE

Mary Louise PICOTTE
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Armour Douglas County South Dakota, USA
24 October 1839
, South Dakota, USA

1857 Birth of Child
Emily Gertrude COURNOYER was born May 1857, , Iowa, USA

1860 - Rulo, Richardson, Nebraska Territory

Name: Louisa Conyer
[Louisa Cournoyer]
[Louisa Picotte]
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1838
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Nebraska
Home in 1860: Rulo, Richardson, Nebraska Territory
Post Office: Rulo
Family Number: 23
Value of Real Estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Bruno Conyer 28
Louisa Conyer 22
Loo Conyer 7
Estes Conyer 5
Emily Conyer 3

1860 U.S. Census

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

1861 Birth of Child
Mary Hermine COURNOYER was born December 1861, , Nebraska, USA
1864 Birth of Child
Joseph Bruno COURNOYER was born 11 December 1864, Richardson, Nebraska, USA
1869 Birth of Child
Rose Harriet COURNOYER was born 6 June 1869, , South Dakota, USA

1870 - Charles Mix, Dakota Territory

Name: Louise Cournoyer
Age in 1870: 31
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Dakota
Home in 1870: Subdivision 1, Charles Mix, Dakota Territory
Race: Indian
Gender: Female
Post Office: Antelope
Value of Real Estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Bruno Cournoyer 45
Louise Cournoyer 31
Emily Cournoyer 13
Harmine Cournoyer 9
Joseph Cournoyer 6
Rosa Cournoyer 1
Esther Cournoyer 15
Leon...

1870 Birth of Child
Paul COURNOYER was born 1 January 1870, Wheeler, South Daktota, USA

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

1877 Birth of Child
Peter Joseph COURNOYER was born 3 December 1877, Wheeler, Douglas, South Dakota, USA

1880 - Charles Mix, Dakota Territory

Name: Louisa Cournoyr
[Louisa Cournoyer]
Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Dakota Territory
Home in 1880: Charles Mix, Dakota Territory
Race: Indian (Native American)
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bruno Cournoyr
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Dakota Territory
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Keeping House
Cannot...

1880 Birth of Child
Christopher COURNOYER was born 27 May 1880, Wheeler, Charles Mix, South Dakota, USA

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1883 Birth of Child
Angela COURNOYER was born 24 January 1883, , South Dakota, USA

1900 - Howard, Charles Mix, South Dakota

Name: Mary L Cournoyer
Age: 61
Birth Date: abt 1839
Birthplace: South Dakota
Home in 1900: Howard, Charles Mix, South Dakota
Race: Indian (Native American)
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Br?? Cournoyer
Household Members:
Name Age
Bruno Cournoyer 78
Mary L Cournoyer 61
Emily Bay 43
Christopher Cournoyer 20
1900 U.S. Census

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

USA 1903 - October - First World Series

USA 1903 - December 17 – Orville Wright flies an aircraft with a petrol engine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in the first documented, successful, controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight.

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.

USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:

USA 1920 - January 17 - Prohibition goes into effect on January 17, 1920, under the provisions of the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

1902 Death of Spouse/Partner
Bruno HUS COURNOYER died 2 October 1902, , South Dakota, USA
1906 Death of Child
Paul COURNOYER died 13 May 1906, Kenel, North Dakota, USA
3 February 1922
, South Dakota, USA

Died at Armour, Douglas, South Dakota

Name: Mary L Cournoyer
[Mary Louise Picotte]
Certificate Number: 78632
Death Day: 3
Death Month: Feb
Death Year: 1922
County: Douglas
Page Number: 184 South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.

Mary is buried at: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Armour Douglas County South Dakota, USA

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