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DuBosq, John G., Jr. (John Genou), 1884-1978



  • Existence: 1884 - 1978


Missionary minister in Jollett Hollow, Virginia for 46 years.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Rev. John Dubosq interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Peggy C. Bradley, 1977 December 1

Identifier: SdArch SNP. File SNP-44
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Reverend John Dubosq, who came to the Naked Creek Mission in Jollett Hollow in 1932. Describes his early years as a minister among the mountain people and their acceptance of him into their tight-knit community. Recalls his pastoral duties delivering sermons and officiating at weddings and funerals. Describes the lifestyles of the mountain people, their means of growing and preserving food, as well as the fruit, chestnut and ginseng harvests. Also reflects on the...
Dates: 1977 December 1

Reverend John G. Dubosq interviewed by Wip Robinson, 1968 March 5

 File — Digital-Materials: SC0121-SET-001
Identifier: SC 0121. Series 3. File SC0121-3
Scope and Contents Interview with Reverend John G. Dubosq, by Wip Robinson, conducted at the Jollett Hollow Chapel. Dubosq discusses his personal history and the establishment of the Skyline Drive Park. Discusses his work as a singer in blackface as a member of the quartet, Penn City Comedy Four; work as a minister in the Jollet Hollow Mission Church in Jollett Hollow, Page County, Virginia; moonshining and moonshiners; his work at the the church and establishing a men's fellowship; parishioners donating...
Dates: 1968 March 5