Paul and Grace Aubry Collection
S 2486
1950s-1960s
1 folder

Return to the Alphabetical List of All Online Finding Aids

Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, April 2005


Biographical Note:

Paul Henry Aubry was born in Massachusetts in April 1875, the son of Swiss immigrants, Eugene and Annette Aubry.  Around age 23, Aubry moved west to Indiana, settling in Vincennes in Knox County, where he found work as a foreman. He served in World War I for an unspecified period of time. 

Aubry’s future wife, Grace Delisle, was born in Indiana on September 15, 1875, the daughter of August and Fanney Delisle.  She worked as a sales woman at a local dry goods store.

 The Aubry’s were married on June 25, 1907 in Knox County, IN.  Together they had two children.  Paul Aubry died in Vincennes between 1920 and 1930.  Grace Aubry died in October 1967.

 Sources: Ancestry.com.

 Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains items used and received by the Paul and Grace Aubry family.  Included is a certificate for military service signed by Lyndon B. Johnson, a note from Dwight Eisenhower, a postcard from Germany, and three ribbons from the Knights of St. John and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.


Item Listing:

Folder 1.

14 June 19

Postcard from Germany

196[?]

Certificate for Paul Aubry honoring his military service, signed by Lyndon B. Johnson

27 Oct. 1960

TN to Grace Aubry from Dwight Eisenhower

n.d.

Ribbon- Fraternal Order of Eagles, Vincennes Aerie No. 384

n.d.

Ribbon, In Memoriam- St. John Auxiliary no. 178

6-10 July 1952

Ribbon worn by Grace Aubry- Knights of Saint John and Ladies Auxiliary, convention


Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 folder

Collection Dates:

1950s-1960s

Provenance:

Unknown

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

None

Notes:

None


Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.