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  • ID: I17382151
  • Name: Charles GRATIOT
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 AUG 1786 in St. Louis, MO
  • Death: 8 MAY 1855 in St. Louis, MO
  • Title:
  • Note:
    REFN2928
    Charles Gratiot, son of Charles Gratiot of Switzerland and Victoire
    Chouteau of St. Louis, was born at St. Louis.
    CHARLES GRATIOT. 355. Born in St. Louis, Aug. 29, 1786, died there May
    18, 1855. Graduated from the U. S. Military Academy in 1806, 2nd
    lieutenant of Engineers in 1806, captain of Engineers in 1808, served
    with distinction in the war of 1812, as chief engineer under General
    Harrison, and was breveted colonel. He was at the defense of Fort Meigs
    in 1813, Fort McKensie in 1814, major of Engineers in 1815,
    superintendent of fortifications on the Delaware river and at Hampton
    Roads, planned and superintended the erection of Fortress Monroe, the
    largest single
    fortification in the world; lieut.-colonel of Engineers in 1819, colonel
    and principal engineer Engineer Department, Washington, D. C. in 1828,
    brevet major-general May 24, 1828, inspector at the U. S. Military
    Academy in 1838, resigned in 1839. He married April 22, 1819, Ann Belin
    of Philadelphia; she was born in 1799.
    from "Creoles of St. Louis," p. 77, found at
    http://www.familytreemaker.com/_glc_/3379/3379_77.html




    Father: Charles GRATIOT b: in Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mother: Victoire CHOUTEAU b: 1760 in New Orleans, LA

    Marriage 1 Ann BELIN b: 8 NOV 1797 in Philadelphia, PA
    • Married: 22 APR 1819
    • Note: REFN3734
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary Victoria GRATIOT b: 17 FEB 1820 in Old Point Comfort, VA
    2. Has Children Julia Augusta GRATIOT b: 14 SEP 1824 in Old Point Comfort, VA
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