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Cyriel Alfred LaPointe
Birth: Jun. 5, 1854
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1931
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Son of:
Francis LaPointe and
Angelique "Angeline" Payette

Husband of:
Helena Duvall LaPointe, married February 6, 1877, Erie, Monroe County, Michigan. Helena passed away 9 months later from child birth on November 3rd with their baby boy following the next day, November 4, 1877. Burial location is unknown as of November 2014.

Husband of:
Catherine Emma Drouillard
A Story Regarding the first wife, Helena Duvall and their baby boy who passed away one day apart from child birth.

Monroe Commercial, Thursday, November 8, 1877, Page 1, Col. 3
DIED-Nov. 3, infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Lapoint. The mother, Mrs. Lapoint, aged 24 years, died Nov. 4, at 4 o'clock A.M., at child birth. The funeral of both at the Catholic Church occurred Nov. 5th, at 10 o'clock A.M. Rev. Charles Thomas officiated.

NOTE: This obituary shared p.1, c.3 with a historical story named, "Custer In the News, In Monroe County and Throughout the United States, MONUMENT FOR CUSTER." The story starts out like this; If you have any spare change that you would like to put into a monument for Custer, the dashing brown haired cavalry hero who went down before overwhelming odds at the Little Big Horn, the opportunity is now presented. Shortly after his death a universal desire was expressed that a monument should be erected to his memory. The New York Hearald announced that subscriptions for the purpose would be recieved at its office, and in a few weeks $4,051.20 were subscribed by the admirers of the dead hero and his comrades.

There are two and a half more paragraphs regarding the remainder of the story. I am sure the last thing on Great Great Grandpa LaPointe's mind was worrying about spare change for a Gen. Armstrong Custer Monument. No disrespect intended.
Researched and transcribed by Cyril LaPointe's great great granddaughter, Sherri L. Czuchra on Jan. 9, 2010.

NOTE: Notice the first wife and baby are linked to this page showing a burial in Erie, Michigan. Personally, I have not found any proof of where the burial took place and the person who has it linked to this page refuses to remove them from this website.
Family links: 
  Francis Xavier LaPointe (1815 - 1880)
  Angeline Payette LaPointe (1817 - 1907)
  Helena DuVall LaPointe (1853 - 1877)*
  Catherine Emma Drouillard LaPointe (1858 - 1937)*
  Baby Boy LaPointe (1877 - 1877)*
  Bernadette LaPointe King (1880 - 1966)*
  Harvey Ernest LaPointe (1882 - 1921)*
  Edward Cyriel LaPointe (1885 - 1934)*
  Mae Elsie LaPointe Chatel (1887 - 1971)*
  Frank Albert LaPointe (1891 - 1966)*
  Ida Mary LaPointe Baker (1893 - 1991)*
  Josephine Sarah LaPointe Niesen (1896 - 1990)*
  Victoria LaPointe Gonyea (1837 - 1913)*
  Dennis LaPointe (1838 - 1925)*
  David LaPointe (1839 - 1920)*
  Marcelline LaPointe LaVoy (1841 - 1911)*
  Emilie Lapointe Drouillard (1846 - 1934)*
  Vincent LaPointe (1847 - 1936)*
  Basilissa LaPointe Cousino (1849 - 1931)*
  Samuel LaPointe (1851 - 1934)*
  Cyriel Alfred LaPointe (1854 - 1931)
  Ellen Y LaPointe Roe (1855 - 1940)*
  Ellen Y LaPointe Roe (1855 - 1940)*
  Henry F LaPointe (1860 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Attached photos are courtesy of Sherri L. Czuchra and Sharon L. Niesen
Saint Marys Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Kateri
Originally Created by: Karen
Record added: Jun 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71053681
Cyriel Alfred LaPointe
Added by: Karen
Cyriel Alfred LaPointe
Added by: Sherri Czuchra
Cyriel Alfred LaPointe
Added by: Sherri Czuchra
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- Stoneseeker23
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving Great Great Gramp, we are thinking of you! Big Hugs, Sherri & Robert
- Sherri Czuchra
 Added: Nov. 24, 2011
God Bless You,Big Hugs,Your Great Great GranddaughtSherri L. Czuchra
- Sherri Czuchra
 Added: Aug. 1, 2011
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