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Peter-Octave Lafountain
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1865, Canada
Death: Aug. 31, 1937
Saint Albans
Franklin County
Vermont, USA

Peter was the son of Octave and Josepine Lafountain.


Peter Octave Lafountain was born between 1865-1867, he married Mary Elizabeth Gordon between 1893-1894 poss: New York. This was Mary's second marriage. She had 2 other daughters from a previous marriage to Moses Murray.

Peter and Mary had 6 known children that grew to adulthood: Lillian J, Frank, Florence Mabel, Lucy Jane, Frances Mary and Edward Nathan.

Peter and Mary separated aft 1910 but Prior to 1920. He was boarding on 40 Ferris Street from 1920 till his death in 1937. He died in St Albans, Vermont on Aug 31, 1937, his cause was cancer of the stomach, and he was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery on Sept 2, 1937.

Mary died on July 14, 1953 Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington Vt and was buried next to Peter in Holy Cross Cemetery in St Albans Vermont on July 16, 1953.


Shown in Photo: Peter and Mary on right side of Photo, Older children would have been Lillian and Frank, Younger two in front: Florence and Edward.

Obit of Peter LaFountain:

The death of Peter LaFountain occurred at a local institution this morning at 1 o'clock following a lingering illness. Mr LaFountain was born in Dannemora NY, Feb 17, 1867 and came to St. Albans to reside for about 40 years.

For several years he was janitor at Weldon National Bank.

He leaves three daughters Mrs Clifford Beals of this city, Mrs George Caswell of Moores Forks, NY, Mrs Frances L'Ecuyer of Albany NY and one son Edward of Burlington.

The funeral will be held from St. Mary's Church, Thursday morning at nine o'clock when a requiem high mass will be sung. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

The body was taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs Beals, 13 Lower Weldon to remain until the funeral. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Gordon Lafountain (1868 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Lillian J Lafountain (1895 - 1923)*
  Frank J. Lafountaine (1899 - ____)*
  Florence Mabel Lafountaine Beals (1901 - 1965)*
  Lucy Jane Lafountain Caswell (1904 - 1973)*
  Frances Mary Lafountaine McKenna (1906 - 1987)*
  Edward Nathan LaFountaine (1908 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Saint Albans
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Jun 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14777072
Peter-Octave Lafountain
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- Peter Bessette
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014

- Barb Destromp
 Added: Sep. 28, 2009

- Barb Destromp
 Added: Mar. 14, 2009
 
 
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