|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1836|
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 28, 1918|
John was the oldest child of James and Elisabeth Black Learmont, who were both born in Scotland. John was born in New York. His family moved to the Huntingdon, Quebec area when he was young and he grew up there, going to Marysville, CA before 1870. He first married Angie/Angeline Smith on 21 November 1870 in Marysville. They had one child, John James. Angie died in 1873 and John James died in 1875. They are buried in the Strawberry Valley, CA cemetery. John secondly married May Belle Seeley on 14 November 1875 in Oroville, Butte Co, CA. They had three children: William Clarence, Mabel A and Charlotte Elizabeth. William Clarence served in WWI. He and Charlotte are buried in Grants Pass, Oregon. May Belle and Mabel are buried in this cemetery.
Obituary: Appeal newspaper - 5/30/1918 page 4
FUNERAL OF PIONEER TO BE HELD TOMORROW
John Learmont, Butte county pioneer of the 50's and for many years a resident of Marysville, died at the family home here Tuesday morning. Mr. Learmont was a native of New York state, and 81 years 8 months and 16 days old at the time of his death.
A man hale and hearty throughout his life, his last illness was of short duration. He died with his wife and daughter at his bedside. His only son, William C. Learmont, is now in France with the U.S. foresttry [sic] engineers. The deceased was a man of sterling integrity, and well liked by all who knew him. Besides his wife and son he leaves a daughter, Miss Charlotte Learmont of this city, to mourn his passing.
The funeral service will be held at the chapel of R.E. Bevan & Son Friday at 10 a. m. Interment will be made in the family plot at the Marysville city cemetery. The Rev. E.L. Rich will conduct the service. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.
Notes: The stone shown here is for their daughter, Mabel, buried in this cemetery. A stone for John and May Belle was not found in the area where Mabel's stone is found, but Mabel may be buried in an area for children and John and May Belle may be buried in another part of the cemetery.
John was first married to Angeline (Adams) Smith and they had a son, John James. Angeline and John are both buried in Strawberry Valley Cemetery in Yuba County, CA.
Angie/Angeline Adams Smith
John James Learmont
May Belle Seeley Learmont
William Clarence Learmont
Charlotte Elizabeth Learmont
Mabel Adalade Learmont
James Learmont (1810 - 1893)
Elisabeth Black Learmont (1807 - 1892)
Angeline Adams Learmont (1840 - 1873)
John James Learmont (1873 - 1875)*
John Learmont (1836 - 1918)
Jane Learmont Stark (1838 - 1920)*
Euphemia Learmont (1846 - 1892)*
James Learmont (1849 - 1876)*
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: May 27, 2007
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