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Valentines Day: Love Letters from Prairie du Rocher

Joseph Perry Micheau (born 23 Feb 1888, Prairie du Rocher, Illinois; died 15 Nov 1975, St Louis, Missouri) was a descendant of the French Negroes of Illinois–originally slaves from Jamaica brought to Upper Louisiana¬† by French entrepeneur Phillipe Renault in the 1720’s.¬† The Micheau family represent well the social and cultural lives of the descendants of the French Negroes of …Continue reading →

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