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Old Sunday 2nd August 2020, 23:12   #26
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The latest blog post links to a french wikipedia page for Pierre (very sparse):
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Jabouille. That page links to an English-language obituary, by Delacour and Willoughby P. Lowe.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/...1948.tb01413.x
That obituary shares many phrasings with Delacour's French version.
It's briefer in general, with just a few explanations added for the benefit of a non-French audience.

But it includes a bit more detail about Pierre's health late in life: "He nearly lost his eyesight and the use of his legs." Which sounds to me like it could be tertiary-stage syphilis.

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Old Monday 3rd August 2020, 07:35   #27
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Maybe it is worth to follow the path https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/?n...Marie_Boudreau Charles Emile Lejeune and Marie Hélène Lucie Régent on Ancestry? Her father may be born 31. January 1828 in Metz https://books.google.com/books?id=_u...cAAJ&pg=PA4264 .

@ Paul (if you read): Have you looked into this Ancestry record? If yes of any help? She is also mentioned https://www.ancestry.com/search/?nam...ille&name_x=_1 1896 in Vienne (Isère).

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Old Monday 3rd August 2020, 10:41   #28
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... That page links to an English-language obituary, by Delacour and Willoughby P. Lowe. ...
Same Obituary as in #5, David (... by the way; nice photos of your home page/s)

And (while taking of photos), in A brief history of ormithological [sic] discovery discovery [sic, sic!] in Vietnam (here), by Vietnam:Birding, we find a Photo of; "Willougby P. Lowe, Jean Delacour & Pierre Jabouille". Even more Photos (many!) from Delacour's home/park/chateau, at Cléres have been posted on Facebook (here), incl. a better version of the photo above. And a closer Portrait of Pierre Jabouille himself.

For some additional info (nothing major) about their work together, see The Avicultural magazine 94, No.1-2 (1988), here.

Well guys, I'm done, that's about as far as I can reach regarding emmae and Jabouille.

Good luck finding the very last piece/s.

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