Alexander “Alec” LaChance

Alexander “Alec” LaChance

Birth
Mine La Motte, Madison County, Missouri, USA
Death 1 Feb 1933 (aged 78)
Knob Lick, St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
Burial Mine La Motte, Madison County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 71756656 · View Source
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Alexander LaChance, son of Frank and Ruth Renfro LaChance, was born Sept 12 1854, in Madison County and died Feb 1, 1933 in Liberty Township, St. Francois County at the age of 76 yrs four months and 20 days.

He confessed faith in Christ when a young man, and was united with the Free Will Baptist Church at Mine la Motte.

He was united in marriage with Miss Phermona Parlee Watson 15 Jul 1877 in Madison Co., MO. at the age of 22 years. To this union 11 children were born. His wife and four children preceeded him in death.

He leaves to mourn his death, a brother, Andrew of Knob Lick and seven children: Mrs. Frank Adams, Ed, Sylvester, and Andrew of Potosi, Mrs. William LaChance of Knob Lick, and John LaChance of Knob Lick Route One. He also leaves a wife and daughter, Jemima by a later marriage, both of St Louis. He leaves 37 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at the Christian Church at Mine la Motte by Rev Hand, pastor of the Baptist Church at Mine la Motte. Burial was in the Mine la Motte Cemetery.

Contributor note: MO DC 7636 lists wife's name as Sarah.



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 71756656
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander “Alec” LaChance (12 Sep 1854–1 Feb 1933), Find a Grave Memorial no. 71756656, citing Mine La Motte Cemetery, Mine La Motte, Madison County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by cemeterywalker (contributor 46585884) .