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Susanne Junior and Ernestine, daughter of a key employee, Ernest Powell and his wife Carrie. She mentioned years later that she and Tina, both the same age, had a perfectly delightful time together, roaming the farm at will. “Nobody bothered us. We used to go to the barn to watch them milk.”

General Baron de Charette died on October 9, 1911, at the age of 79.  His widow, Tennessee-born Antoinette, Baronne de Charette, continued to live at La Basse Motte in Brittany. Here during World War I she entertained American troops on leave from the Western Front.  After her death on February 3, l9l9, her obituary in a Nashville paper closed with this tribute:

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