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Celeste Louisa "Louisa" Dawes Barker
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1853
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 1931
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA

Celeste Louisa Dawes was born March 6, 1854, daughter of Dr. Edward Dawes & Delila Thrasher. She married James Tomzen Gholson September 26, 1872 and their home was in Broughton near the west end of Dawes St. A son Charles was born November 23, 1876 but died in infancy. Another son born August 29, 1879 was named Floyd Baudway Gholson.
Her husband James became a physician attending St. Louis Medical School. His practice was short as he died of Pneumonia at the age of abt. 28. Celeste L. Gholson then married again on October 23, 1883 to M. L. Clark her former brother-in-law that was married to her sister Margaret that had died. Their living children were Edward Everett born October 17, 1886 and Raleigh Emerson Clark born 1888. M.L Clark died November 25, 1897. She married Robert Barker October 18, 1903 (no know children) He died November 24, 1912. Lou was very good at making clothing and dresses to order and had her own sewing machine taking orders for clothing in Broughton. Her son Floyd B. Gholson married Emily Caroline Viers Wilson and had Mary Louisa and James Everett Gholson. They refferred to her as grandma Barker. A son, Raleigh Clark, moved to Los Angeles California and there are many descendants of the above mentioned children. "Lou" as she was called, died June 29, 1931.

Family links: 
  Edward Dawes (1820 - 1873)
  Delila Thrasher Dawes (1831 - 1861)
  James Tomzen Gholson (1853 - 1882)
  Melville L. Clark (1855 - 1897)
  Robert Way Barker (1863 - 1912)
  Floyd Baudway Gholson (1879 - 1962)*
  Ethel V Clark (1884 - 1886)*
  Edward Everett Clark (1886 - 1911)*
  Rufus Dawes (1849 - 1849)**
  Celeste Louisa Dawes Barker (1853 - 1931)
  George Dawes (1856 - 1858)*
  Margaret Ann Dawes Clark (1858 - 1881)*
  John Thomas Dawes (1861 - 1916)*
  Arthur Dawes (1868 - 1933)**
  Lulu Dawes (1869 - 1870)**
  Tessie Dawes Flannigan (1871 - 1943)**
*Calculated relationship
Gholson Cemetery
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Sep 04, 2004
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Celeste Louisa Louisa <i>Dawes</i> Barker
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Celeste Louisa Louisa <i>Dawes</i> Barker
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Celeste Louisa Louisa <i>Dawes</i> Barker
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Dona nobis pacem.
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- Carolee McGill-Barker
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