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Francis "Frank" LeClere
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1817, France
Death: May 20, 1887
Oswego County
New York, USA

Son of Frederick and Catharane Elizabeth "Eliza"LeClaire/LeClere was born in Avize, France. Joined his father in New York at age 12. He then started a buisness making fine cheese's and was very succesfull.

Married Catherine (Pettit) from Sermiers, France and they had 5 children.

His brother was Charles Frederick LeClere(in France spelled LeClaire)they also had a Charles, Louise, Pauline, and Frank, also a Edward, and Mary.

Charles Francis LeClere(1841-1914)

Catherine "Katie" LeClere Harper(she married William Henry Harper)(1844-1874),

Pauline "Polly"LeClere Dawley(she married Levi Dawley)(1849-1911),

Henre Louise LeClere(1853-),

and another Hattie LeClere(1864-1865)

1860 Mexico, Oswego Co.,NY Name spelled Francis LeClare(age 45) wife Catharine(44) son Charles(18), Catharine(16), Pauline(14) and Henry(6) LeClare.

1870 Mexico, Oswego Co., NY Francis LeClair(age 55) and wife Catharine(54) live with son Henry LeClair(17) and Catherine's mother Elizabeth Petit(82).

Next generation spelled it LeClaire as done in France 
Family links: 
  Frederick Charles LeClere (1792 - 1858)
  Catherine Petit LeClere (1816 - 1877)
  Charles Francis LeClaire (1841 - 1914)*
  Catherine LeClere Harper (1844 - 1874)*
  Hattie LeClere (1864 - 1865)*
  Francis LeClere (1817 - 1887)
  Louise C. LeClere Laude (1825 - 1904)*
  George Francis LeClair (1828 - 1875)*
  Charles Francis LeClair (1829 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
age 72 yrs
French Cemetery
Oswego County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Barbara LeClaire
Originally Created by: Tombstone Hunter
Record added: Jul 03, 2007
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- Sharon
 Added: Aug. 17, 2010

- Tracy Stewart
 Added: Jun. 2, 2009
In the family I think you are known as Grandpa Frank. Rest in peace, sir
- Barbara LeClaire
 Added: Jul. 30, 2007

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