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A Bible published in French in 1904 and believed to have been owned by Marie Dupont Vuilleumier (1881-1958) was purchased in Dennis, Massachusetts in 2022. The Bible contains family events including marriages, births, and deaths.

Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection, Massachusetts.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection, Massachusetts.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, deaths and other family events; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, deaths and other family events; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcription/translation: Deaths

French

Décès

Je suis resurrection et la vie : celui qui croit en moi vivra, quand méme iI serait mort.
S. Jean XI, 25.

Wilhelmina B. Vuilleumier le 25 décembre 1906
Pierre Lord mort le 17 février 1907
Jules Turner Vuilleumier
le 3 mai 1911.

English

Deaths

I am the resurrection and the life : whoever believes in me will live, even if he were dead.
Saint John XI, 25.

Wilhelmina B. Vuilleumier 25 December 1906
Pierre Lord died 17 February 1907
Jules Turner Vuilleumier 3 May 1911

Notes:

  • Wilhelmina B. Vuilleumier was Marie Dupont Vuilleumier’s mother-in-law1
  • Peter Lord was Marie’s brother-in-law, the first spouse of Martha Vuilleumier2
  • Jules Turner Vuilleumier was Marie and Pierre’s nephew, the son of Jules Etienne Vuilleumier and Ethel Ivy Turner3

Transcription/translation: Other Family Events

French

Autres événements de la Famille

Tous les sentiers de l’Eternel ne sont que bonté et fidélité, pour ceux qui gardent son alliance et ses témoignnages.
Psaume XXV, 10.

Le 9 octobre 1909 notre cher petit Pierre a fait les premiers pas tout seul. Départ de gr maman pour la Suisse le 9 août 1911.

English

Other events of the family

All the paths of the Lord are loving kindness and faithfulness to those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Psalm 25:10

October 9, 1909 our dear little Pierre took first steps on his own. Depart grandmother for Switzerland on August 9, 1911.

Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, Marriages; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, Marriages; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

Transcription/translation: Marriages

French

Jules Etienne Vuilleumier á Ethel Ivy Turner le 6 novembre 1907

Aloïs Dupont á Emma Noverraz 18 fevrier 1908.

English

Jules Etienne Vuilleumier and Ethel Ivy Turner 6 November 1907

Alois Dupont and Emma Noverraz 18 February 1908

Notes:

  • Jules Etienne Vuilleumier and Ethel Ivy Turner were married in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts on 6 November 1907 by Abbot Peterson, a minister.4
  • Aloïs Dupont is believed the person who sent the telegram concerning the death of Marie’s mother (below). It is possible he was Marie’s brother.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, torn pages
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, torn pages; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

Transcription/translation: Information on pages

French

Marie Dupont, née le 30 août 1881 a Chardonne et de Vaud Suisse

Unis le vingt Novembre 1907 par Rev. Paul D. Elsesser á Boston (Massachusetts).

English

Marie Dupont, born 30 August 1881 in Chardonne, Vaude, Switzerland.

United 20 November 1907 by Rev. Paul D. Elsesser at Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston, Suffolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Certificate of Marriage, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.
Boston, Suffolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Certificate of Marriage, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.5
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, Radiogram; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, Radiogram; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcription/translation: Radiogram

CR BO 30 G B K 81

Lausanne 12 5 0826 [Handwritten Aug. 5, 1929]
LCF Mme. P. Veulleumier 53 Jackson Road Newton Mass.
Maman decedee paisiblement. Alois.

Transcription: Mother died peacefully
[Alois is believed to be Alois Dupont, possibly a brother of Marie Dupont]

Marie Dupont Vuilleumier

Marie Dupont was born 30 August 1881 in Chardonne, Vaude, Switzerland to Louis Dupont and Emma Mercanton.6 Marie married Pierre Vuilleumier on 20 November 1907 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.7 Both Marie and Pierre had immigrated to the United States in 1891.8 Marie and Pierre had three known children, Pierre Dupont, Olivia Hazel, and Edmond Louis.9

Pierre Vuilleumier died a the age of 77 on 16 March 1955 in Laconia, New Hampshire.10 Marie Dupont Vuilleumier died on 16 October 1958 at the age of 77 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusett.11

"Pierre Vuilleumier," funeral notice, The Boston Globe (Boston Massachusetts), 17 Mar 2955, p. 31, col. 9.
“Pierre Vuilleumier,” funeral notice, The Boston Globe (Boston Massachusetts), 17 Mar 1955, p. 31, col. 9.
"Marie Dupont Vuilleumier," funeral notice, The Boston Globe (Boston Massachusetts), 17 Oct 1958, p. 35, col. 4.
“Marie Dupont Vuilleumier,” funeral notice, The Boston Globe (Boston Massachusetts), 17 Oct 1958, p. 35, col. 4.

Pierre and Marie Dupont Vuilleumier’s Children

Rev. Pierre Dupont Vuilleumier (1908-1980)

"Rev. Pierre Vuilleumier," newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 23 May 1970, p. 16, col. 7.
“Rev. Pierre Vuilleumier,” newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 23 May 1970, p. 16, col. 7.
"Rev. Pierre DuPont Vuilleumier, D. D.," obituary, The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 18 Dec 1980, p. 88, col. 1.
“Rev. Pierre DuPont Vuilleumier, D. D.,” obituary, The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 18 Dec 1980, p. 88, col. 1.

Olivia Hazel Vuilleumier (1911-1992)

The Newtonian 1929 (Newton, Massachusetts, 1929), p. 64, Olivia Hazel Vuilleumier
The Newtonian 1929 (Newton, Massachusetts, 1929), p. 64, Olivia Hazel Vuilleumier.

Edmond Louis Vuilleumier (1913-1943)

The Newtonian 1931 (Newton, Massachusetts, 1929), p. 76, Edmond Louis Vuilleumier.
The Newtonian 1931 (Newton, Massachusetts, 1929), p. 76, Edmond Louis Vuilleumier.
"Vuilleumier Paintings on Exhibition at Paine Furniture Co.," obituary, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 29 Apr 1943, p. 9, col. 3.
“Vuilleumier Paintings on Exhibition at Paine Furniture Co.,” obituary, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 29 Apr 1943, p. 9, col. 3.
"Newton Corporal Killed in Action," obituary, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 19 Nov 1943, p. 5, col. 1.
“Newton Corporal Killed in Action,” obituary, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 19 Nov 1943, p. 5, col. 1.

Description and Acquisition

Item: La Saine Bible (Paris : 1904) believed to have been owned by Marie Dupont Vuilleumier
Item acquisition: Antique Store, Dennis, Massachusetts, Feb 2022.
Relationship: None

Endnotes

1. Wilhelmina Beider Vuilleumier listed as the mother of Pierre Vuilleumier.
Boston, Suffolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Certificate of Marriage, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.

Also, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Marriage Register 1907, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.
Groom: Pierre Vuilleumier, age 31, first marriage. Address: 212 Columbus Ave. Occupation: Chauffeur. Born in Switzerland. Parents: Albert F. Vuilleumier and Wilhelmina Beider.
Bride: Marie Dupont, age 26, first marriage. Address: 205 Commonwealth Ave. Occupation: Governess. Born in Switzerland. Parents: Louis Dupont and Emma Mercanton.
Married by Paul D. Elsesser, M. G., 19 Chauncy Place.

2. Peter Lord was the first husband of Martha Vuilleumier, sister of Pierre Vuilleumier.
Worcester, Worcester County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Return of a Death, no. 453, Peter Lord, 17 Feb 1907. Male. Married. Birthplace: Jericho, Vermont. Father: Peter, born in Canada. Mother: Sophronia Brother, born in Canada. Burial: 20 Feb 1907, Worcester.

Also, Worcester, Worcester County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Marriage Register, 1895, p. 607, no. 950, Lord-Vuilleumier, 24 Dec 1895.
Bride’s parents: Albert and Wilhelmina Brider.  

3. Jules Turner Vuilleumier was Marie and Pierre’s nephew, the son of Jules Etienne Vuilleumier and Ethel Ivy Turner
Newton, Middlesex County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, no. 34, Juls Turner Vuillemuier, 3 May 1911. Born 5 Aug 1908. Parents: Jules E. Vuilleumier, born in Switzerland, and Ethel I. Turner, born in Lancaster, Massachusetts.  

4. .Lancaster, Worcester County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, p. 356, Marriage Register 1907, no. 27, Jules Etienne Vuilleumier-Ethel Ivy Turner, 6 Nov 1907.Groom’s parents: Albert F. Vuilleumier and Wilhelmina Bieder.

5. Boston, Suffolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Certificate of Marriage, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.

Also, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Marriage Register 1907, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.

6. Marie Dupont, born 30 August 1881 in Chardonne, Vaude, Switzerland.
Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible, 1904, Massachusetts, torn pages; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

Also, Boston, Suffolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Certificate of Marriage, no. 6811, Vuilleumier-Dupont, 20 Nov 1907.

7. Ibid.

8. 1920 U.S. census, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 356, sheet 22B, dwelling 310, family 391, Peter Viulleumier household.
Address: 89 Jackson Road
– Peter Viulleumier, age 43, married, immigrated in 1891, born in Switzerland, chaufffer
– Mary, wife, age 38, married, immigrated in 1891, born in Switzerland
– Pierre, son, age 11, born in Massachusetts
– Olivia, daughter, age 8, born in Massachusetts
– Louis, son, age 6, born in Massachusetts

9. Ibid

10. “Pierre Vuilleumier,” funeral notice, The Boston Globe (Boston Massachusetts), 17 Mar 1955, p. 31, col. 9.

11. “Marie Dupont Vuilleumier,” funeral notice, The Boston Globe (Boston Massachusetts), 17 Oct 1958, p. 35, col. 4.

12. Pierre and Marie Dupont Vuilleumier’s Children

“Rev. Pierre Vuilleumier,” newspaper article, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 23 May 1970, p. 16, col. 7.

“Rev. Pierre DuPont Vuilleumier, D. D.,” obituary, The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 18 Dec 1980, p. 88, col. 1.

The Newtonian 1929 (Newton, Massachusetts, 1929), p. 64, Olivia Hazel Vuilleumier.

The Newtonian 1931 (Newton, Massachusetts, 1929), p. 76, Edmond Louis Vuilleumier.

“Vuilleumier Paintings on Exhibition at Paine Furniture Co.,” obituary, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 29 Apr 1943, p. 9, col. 3.

“Newton Corporal Killed in Action,” obituary, Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 19 Nov 1943, p. 5, col. 1.

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, compiler, “Marie Dupont Vuilleumier Bible,1904, Massachusetts,” Cool Adventures (https://cooladventures.com/collection/marie-dupont-vuilleumier-bible/ : published 2023); privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

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