Belleque Bellique family history French prairie

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Belleque Bellique family history French prairie - ! - ' is V"; I - ' - A " V " Mr. and Mrs. Frank...
! - ' is V"; I - ' - A " V " Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Belleque of Gervais, -who -who celebrated their aolden wedding anniversary on Nov. 22 at a reception at the Woodbum Grange Hall. They have four children, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. BellequesFeted At Golden Ri4tes GERVAIS A reception was given Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Woodburn Grange Hall honoring Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Belleque of Gervais on their golden wedding wedding anniversary. Hostesses were their two daughters Mrs. Ira Herriford, Mt Angel, and Mrs. June Smith of Woodburn. Miss Margeuite Belleque Belleque of Portland, a granddaughter, granddaughter, was in charge of the guest book. Cutting the cake were two granddaughters, Mrs. Dolores Parsons of Newberg and Mrs. Mary Belleque of Gervais. Two nieces, Mrs. Josephine (Belleque) Richardson and Mrs. Justine (Belleque) Wolfe poured. At the gift table was another granddaughter, granddaughter, Mrs. Bernice Barnett of Portland, assisted by Miss Janice Janice Guenther of Woodburn. Assisting Assisting about the rooms were the three daughter-in-laws daughter-in-laws daughter-in-laws daughter-in-laws daughter-in-laws Mrs. Elmer Elmer Belleque of Newberg, Mrs. Corey Belleque of Portland and Mrs. Albert Belleque of Gervais and Mrs. Lila Collier. Music was furnished by Miss Leta Stevens of Salem on the accordion, accordion, Clausen Clark of Newberg, Newberg, guitar, and Randy Lowe ef Portland, guitar. About 250 persons called to congratulate the couple during the afternoon. The Belleque's were married in the St Louis Catholic Church, November 25, 1903. They have four children, 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Mr. Belleque is the grandson of Pierre Belleque of Assumption Assumption Canada, one of the first Hudson Hudson Bay men to settle here in Oregon at French Prairie (Cham-poeg) (Cham-poeg) (Cham-poeg) about 1820. Pierre's wife was Genevieve St. Martin, a daughter of the then factor of old Fort Vancouver. Mrs. Belleque is the grand daughter of Charles Xavier La- La- DeRoute, who was one of the first to take up a donation land claim near what is now the Eld-riedge Eld-riedge Eld-riedge schaal house. She is also a descendant of Joseph Gervais for whom the present town Gervais Gervais is named. Afl four of Mr. Belleque's sisters sisters were able to attend; Mrs. Rose Portwood of Walla Walla, Wash:, Mrs. Marie Baggarly of Weston, Ore. Mrs. Jane LaChap-elle LaChap-elle LaChap-elle of Portland 'and Mrs. Josephine Josephine Riner of St Paul, Oregon: His only brother, John of Portland Portland was unable to be present Mrs. Belleque's only sister Marie Crawford, of Canby, and her brother John LaDeRoute, of ; Hebo were present Susannah Wesleyaa Service Guild of the First Methodist Church will be entertained Monday Monday night at the home of Mrs. S. A. Wheatley, 725 Court St, at 7:30 p.m. Office Supplies To Fit OFFICE FURNITURE COMMERCIAL 141 North

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  1. Statesman Journal,
  2. 06 Dec 1953, Sun,
  3. Page 20

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