Beaujolais Family during the 1800's in Indiana

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Does anyone have any information about a Beaujolais Family in Indiana during the early 1800's or Minnesota?
in Genealogy Help by Nancy Taylor G2G3 (3.4k points)
retagged by Nancy Taylor
I Spelled it Beaubois, created profile: Beaubois-4.

My cousin disputed the spelling of Beaubois, as Beaujolias. But because I cannot find any information on Beaujolais, except wine, and where it grows, I am keeping Beaubois spelling. I cannot find where I placed the original information where I found her maiden (lucky me). Nor can I find her husband's parents (my 3rd Great Grandparents).
After 7 years of searching (on and off) for the WRONG LAST NAME I finally found it! BOBO. ! Not Beaubois or Beaujolais..

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Is there a question?
by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (424k points)
Sorry about that, I started the question with the wrong name and had to re-submit the question.
Next time you make that kind of mistake, you can edit your question to fix the error. Look for the "edit" link below your signature.
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Not finding anything for Beaujolais in either place. Searches do come up with Beausoleil which is a different name and wouldn't normally be confused. Do you have any other details that might help a search. It isn't a common name. Opening a search to "everywhere" on FamilySearch only found 6 entries. On Ancestry there are 149 entries but most are either 20th Century or not in the USA.
by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (424k points)
I can confirm Doug's null result, Nancy.  Beausoleil, yes, Beaujolais, no, both places in that time period.  Do you have a particular ancestor in mind?
I'm going to build my Great Grandma's profile better, and put the link to her name here.  Maybe someone can see something I don't.
That will help someone to help you.
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That did help someone to help you!

This might be her first marriage.  In the 1900 US and 1875 Minnesota censuses, her son John Lavineway is listed with her and William Hazeley.

"Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFXJ-94V : 10 February 2018), Christopher Lavineway and Sarah Bobo, 18 Sep 1852; citing reference 349; FHL microfilm 2,196,188.

Here's her FindaGrave memorial.  She's buried near Pvt William Hazeley.  It has a photo, but it doesn't show her name or dates.

Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 9 August 2018), memorial page for Sarah M Hazley (unknown–17 Dec 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 148038130, citing Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by L Eriksson (contributor 48345994) .

by Herbert Tardy G2G6 Pilot (632k points)
Thank you Herbert. I had found this yesterday.

She first married Christopher Lavinway, having a son, John Lavinway. She then married William Hazely. The Census records show John Lavinway as John Hazely. After John moved out and married, he took his birth name. I only figured this out after finding him as on 1900 census listed as head of house, Saray Hazely, his mother, William Hazely, his STEP-father!
Yes!  That 1900 Census got me looking for Lavineway, which led to Bobo.  I wouldn't give up on Beaubois just yet.  Bobo could be a misspelling that stuck.  Good luck!

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