JEAN BAPTISTE BEAUBIEN
On this site, then the lake shore,
Jean Baptiste Beaubien, Chicago's second
civilian, in 1817, built a "mansion" to which
he brought his bride, Josette LaFramboise.
It remained their home until 1845.
Chicago's Charter Jubilee
Authenticated by Chicago Historical Society
[Seal, City of Chicago]
Submitted by Skylar Moran ('Jean Baptiste & Josette "Aunt Josie" Beaubien were first cousins to my great-great-great-grandfather')