Schloss Augustusberg, in Bruhl, Germany. On left are the library and archives which house microfilms of vital statistics for former inhabitants of North Rhine Westphalia, for the southern region, including Wesel.
Catholic Cathedral at Strasbourg, Alsace
In 2001, I visited the rural village of Roeschwoog, Alsace, where my great grandmother, Franceska Dumoulin, was born 1871.
Franceska was probably baptized at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Roeschwoog, Alsace
Alter inside Bartholomew Eglise, Roeschwoog, Alsace, France
Mairie (Mayor's) office, Roeschwoog, Alsace
Pittsburgh, Allegheny River (L) merges with Monongahela to form the Ohio River. Lawrenceville was up the Allegheny R.; Braddock, up the Monongahela River
Remnant of original St. Augustine in Lawrenceville, PA. Henry C. Gailliot and Franceska Dumoulin married 12 Jun 1893.
Walking across Rankin bridge; hills of Braddock, PA, in distance; Edgar Thompson Steel Mills in forground.
The former Gailliot home at 105 Mills Ave, Braddock
Family of Henry Gailliot and Franceska Domoulin in Braddock, PA, ca. 1912
A few blocks away on Stokes Ave was the family of Joseph Austel and his daughter, Margaret, future wife of my grandather, Charles Gailliot
Former St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Braddock, PA
Charles A. Gailliot was first to migrate to Washington, DC, ca. 1917. Here's his new bride, the former Margaret Austel, at Great Falls, VA.
Mrs. Margaret A. Gailliot peers from 3rd floor apartment in Washington, DC, at either 436- 10th Ave (1918 directory), or 809 D St.(1921 directory)
Henry C. Gailliot, Franceska (Dumoulin), and their son, Charles, at Bartholdi Fountain, Washington, DC, ca. 1918. US Capital in background.
Gailliot family enjoyed visits to the Franciscan Monastery, Washington, DC, distant view
Franceska and Henry Gailliot; Mrs. Rosa (Friedrich) Austel. At replica of Lourdes Grotto, Franciscan Monastary, DC, ca. 1918
Mary Gailliot and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Austel Gailliot, at replica of Lourdes Grotto, Franciscan Monastery, DC, ca. 1918.
Bob Kramp at replica of Lourdes Grotto, Franciscan Monastery, Wash DC, 2000
On vacant lot on corner of North Capital (No. 626) and ____ , near Union Station and DC Post office, was the former "Mail and Rail" restaurant, once owned & operated by Joseph M. Gailliot.
Statue in front of National Archives, Washington, DC; inscribed on base, "What is Past is Proloque", 1992
Charles Gailliot and his wife visited Colonial Williamsburg, VA
Former Gailliot farm house on Potter Hill near Alexandria, 1992
Uncle Eddie Gailliot and his sister, Mary Margaret, in front of former Gailliot Farm, now offices of the Gailliot-owned Hilltop Sand and Gravel. Jul 2005
Former Gailliot Farm at jct of Beulah St. and Telegraph Rd, Fairfax, VA. Now, Hilltop Sand and Gravel and new golf course.
Former home of Charles A. Gailliot, Stewart Ave, Del Ray, VA, June 1998
Eddie Gailliot stands by a model he built of the house he grew up in. His father built the real thing in 1920s from a Sears kit; cost $2491.
St. Mary's Catholic church, Alexandria, VA, abt 1992
St. Mary's Academy, Alexandria, VA, where several Gailliot children attended school
George Washington H.S. , Alexandria, VA, 1998. See blog entry of 6 Mar 2008
Gailliot plot at St. Mary's cemetery, Alexandria, VA. Will it be paved over one day?