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From: "Richard Graveline" <>
Subject: Re: [ILSTANNE] Hubert Gelino and Gelineau family website
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 17:06:37 -0500
There is a little difference in the Cloud County records for the birth of George Geline. The
church records compiled by Bob Gieber has a birthdate of June 15, 1857 in Kankakee. The
cemetery records has a birth date of August 15, 1860. George died July 19, 1957.
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From: "Vickie Buettner" <>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 8:37 AM
Subject: RE: [ILSTANNE] Hubert Gelino and Gelineau family website
> As a matter of fact, I just found out (6 weeks ago) that Hubert Gelino
> DID have a brother George that lived in Kansas. Hubert and Melodie's
> daughter married a "step-cousin" of my Grandfather's, so the Gelino
> and Francoeur (Franker) line intertwines a bit here in Iowa. I had
> been corresponding with a Kirby Ashburn in California who had sent an
> e-mail telling me the following:
> I will pass your e-mail onto him as well.
> Vickie Franker Buettner~
> (am sending this back through the St Anne's group e-mail as there may
> be others who are interested in the information - I hope no one minds.)
> The following is an E-mail I received from Kirby Ashburn, the grandson
> of Eva Gelino & Edgar Morrow. I received it on January 3, 2002.
> I'll do my best to fill you in on what I remember my Grandmother telling me
> about the Gelino (Gelineau) Family and what I remember from an old French
> Bible that she had. First off, her mother's first name was actually Milodell (Me-low-dell)
> and I remember how Grandma pronounced it in French and how pretty the name
> sounded. I thought that her maiden name was something more like Boudry.
> Somehow she and Hubert (oo-bare) went from Illinois with Harvey and Eva (my
> grandmother) to Concordia, Kansas where Arthur, Emma, Adlor and Amile were born.
> Hubert had serious mental problems and she divorced him and came to live with
> all those French Families who had come from Illinois and settled west of
> Royal.-(Iowa) As a young girl my Grandma Eva Gelino worked for Eli Franker and
> eventually Milodell, Eva's mother married Eli's brother Remi. Milodell and Remi had the
> second family and she died of pneumonia when she was only 36 years old. ...I'll tell you
> one thing, my Grandmother thought her mother (Milodell Gelino Franker) was a saint and she
> very well may have been one.
> Now to the part about the second family. With the exception of Oscar, the
> kids were put up for adoption and scattered to the four winds. Oscar at the age of 6 =(the
> born to Remi and Milodell Gelino Franker - and the Grandfather of Vickie Franker Buettner)
> stayed on the farm for a while with Grandma and Grandpa (Eva and Edgar Morrow) and
> he remained close to her until the day she died. I saw a lot of him when I was younger and I
> remember that he told some tall tales. My Dad was killed in a roller coaster accident at Lake
> Okoboji in 1935 when I was 11 months old. My grandparents (Eva And Edgar Morrow) raised
> me so I was very fortunate in that I got to meet all those old French people that came to
> !!!!! **** In 1952, on a trip back from my sister's wedding in California, we stopped in
> Concordia, Kansas so my Grandma Eva Gelino Morrow could visit with Hubert's brother
> George Gelineau. (Eva's Uncle George) He was very old and delighted to see her and they
> spoke French all the time we were there. His mailbox said "Gelineau" on it and I have learned
> since that is correct and the name was probably changed phonically by the banker in Royal,
> All my attempts on the Internet to find anything on the name of Gelino/Gelineau in Illinois
> proved fruitless. Morrow/Moreau is much easier because Great-grandpa Aleck was in the Civil
> War and there's quite a bit on him in the Illinois State Archives.
> If at all possible, I'd like to have a copy of the Gelino birth certificates you have from
> If I've missed anything or if I remember any other details about the family,
> I'll gladly pass them on to you.
> Best Regards,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BC [mailto:]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 11:07 AM
> Subject: [ILSTANNE] Hubert Gelino and Gelineau family website
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vickie Buettner" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 6:22 PM
> Subject: RE: [ILSTANNE] Papinoville? and Gelineau family
> > My Great Grandmother, Melodie Marion Beaudry / Boudreau married a
> > Hubert Gelino on December 29, 1877 in Kankakee County, Illinois.
> > had 8 children, before she divorced him(?) -in Kansas possibly
> > him in a mental institute; / and moved with her 8 children to Iowa
> > where she later married my Great Grandfather Remi Francoeur/Franker.
> > I do not know Hubert Gelino's parents names.
> > Vickie Franker Buettner
> According to the 1860 Federal Census/St. Anne, Hubert is the 8 year
> old son
> of Pierre and Adeline Gelineau who was born in Canada (see Ledoux Bk
> #00518). This would make him the younger brother of my great
> Helene Gelineau/Gelino. I think there may have been another son named
> George Gelino who migrated to Aurora, Kansas or did Hubert have a son
> that name? Hubert's older sister Agnes went out and stayed with a
> Gelino in the early 1900s before returning to Kankakee.
> I am trying to complete information on all of Pierre and Adeline's
> and would love to have the names and dates for the family of Hubert
> Melodie (Boudreau).
> This is for Nancy Mallings too and all those interested in the
> line: Bill Gelineau has put his book on this family "Descendants of
> (Elie the Jew) Jueillineau" (altho he has Pierre only married once to
> Archange Ares but I have emailed him about the second marriage)
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