Vauxes in the News — Charles Vaux Dies in 1946 in Bloomer, Wisconsin

 It is time for one more version of “Vauxes within the Information” – a weekly function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Vaux (my 2nd great-grandmother’s maiden surname) which might be fascinating, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from the Chief-Telegram [Eau Claire, Wis.] newspaper dated 15 November 1946:

The transcription of the article is:

“Charles Vaux, 76, Buried at Bloomer

“BLOOMER, Wis. {Particular) — The Rev. A. R. Boer officiated at funeral providers Wednesday afternoon for Charles Vaux, 76, who died at his house of a coronary heart assault Sunday at 8:45 p.m.  The providers have been held on the St. John’s Lutheran church right here.  burial was within the Metropolis cemetery.

“He’s survived by spouse spouse, Augusta; a son Ernest, Bloomer; three daughters, Mrs. Helmuth Grossmann, Charles Metropolis, La., Mrs. Ray Fullard, Chicago, and Mrs. Ray Schumacher, Webster Grove; one great-grandchild.  A daughter, Mrs. Herman Dallman preceded him in loss of life in 1944.”

The supply quotation is:

“Charles Vaux, 76, Buried at Bloomer,” Chief-Telegram [Eau Claire, Wis.] newspaper, Friday, 15 November 1946, web page 3, column 1, Charles Vaux obituary;   Newspapers.com   (https://www.newspapers.com : accessed 16 Could 2022). 

Charles A. Vaux was born 21 Could 1870 in Dunn County, Wisconsin, the son of Josiah and Amelia (Mittlestadt) Vaux.  He married Augusta Dietsche (1870-1952) on 5 November 1892 in Dunn, Wisconsin.  Charles died 10 November 1946 in Bloomer, Wis.  They’d 5 kids:

*  Elsa C. Vaux (1893-1944), married 1924 Herman F. Dallman (1897-1953).
*  Ernest Louis Vaux (1896-1968), married 1936 Helene A. Boer (1912-????).
*  Dora Emilie Vaux (1898-1968), married 1921 Helmuth Wilhelm Grossmann (1900-1943).
*  Agnes Anna Vaux (1901-1984), married 1945 Ray Fulford (1902-1978)
*  Aimee Elizabeth Vaux (1904-1987), married 1835 Raymond Emil Schumacher (1898-1982).

I’m a primary cousin 4 occasions eliminated to Charles Vaux (1870-1946), with widespread ancestors of James Vaux (1787-1839) and Mary Palmer (1790-1845), who migrated from South Petherton, Somerset, England to Erie County, New York within the early 1830s.

There are lots of of Vaux “tales” in my household tree – and this was one in every of them. Life occurs, by chance and deliberately, and generally an individual has solely members of the family listed in his obituary.  I’m glad that I can honor Charles A. Vaux at this time.


You by no means know when a descendant, relative or pal will discover this weblog put up and study one thing about their ancestors or kinfolk, or will present extra details about them to me.


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