Monthly Archives: October 2017

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Will of Louis Gex Oboussier, 1820

Louis Gex Oboussier            Louis Gex Oboussier (1771-1845) was born in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. He came to this country in 1804 with his wife and family. He purchased 319 acres along Indian Creek, renamed Venoge, by the Swiss after a river […]

Probate Inventories

Jacques David Golay (David Golay) was an early Switzerland County, Indiana  farmer and vintner and as we can see from his inventory below quite well off. He was born in Switzerland in 1761 and married Louise Marie Golay in 1782.  They emigrated in 1802 from Switzerland to Rosendale, […]