John Cayen
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John Baptiste Cayen (1903 - 1952)

John Baptiste "John" Cayen
Born in Notre Dame, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 28 Nov 1925 in Leeds, Ontariomap
Husband of — married 14 Mar 1946 in Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Odgensburg, St. Lawrence County, New Yorkmap
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John Baptiste Cayen was born 29 Jan 1903 at Notre Dame, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York. His parents were Louis Rodolphe Pitre and Philomena Robillard.

John was married twice, first to Mabel Luella (Mathieson) Cayen. The couple had one child together, Mary Ellen (Cayen) Woods. Mabel passed away in 1927.

In 1946 John married Amanda (Cardinal) Cayen. There is more information on his family in the obituary below.

John Baptiste Cayen passed away 13 Jan 1952 in Odgensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.


Notre for Jean Baptiste (John Cayen) Pitre dit Cayen: *!* Jean Baptiste Pitre dit Cayen: Ogdensburg Advance, Sunday, 20 January 1952:

John Cayen, 48, was found dead Jan. 13, 1952, at his home, 820 Lake St. Mrs. Cayen had stayed at the home of her son Saturday night and upon calling her husband Sunday morning received no response. Thinking he had gone to church, she proceeded to go into the apartment through a window and found him dead in bed. Dr F. E. Clark, city health office, and Dr. R. Stacy, coroner, were called. An autopsy was performed at the A. Barton Hepburn Hospital. Death was attributed to a heart condition. Born in Ogdensburg Jan 29, 1903, Mr. Cayen was a son of Joseph Cayen and Fannie Robillard. He was educated in the local school and was twice married. His first wife was the former Mabel Mattheson of Brockville, who died in 1927. They had one daughter (Mary) Mrs. Joseph Woods, Syracuse. In 1946 he married Amanda Cardinal Heagle in a ceremony performed by the Rt. Rev. Monsignor A. D. Charbonneau at Notre Dame Church. Mr. Cayen was a sailor on the Great Lakes for many years, a second assistant engineer on the Boland and Cornelins Lines, he resigned because of ill health June, 1950. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. Surviving besides his daughter and wife are three stepsons, Ernest and Edward Ogdensburg, and Raymond Heagle, Salt Lake City, Utah; one brother, Edward Cayen, Ogdensburg; three step-brothers, Moses and George Baker, Syracuse; and Arthur of Ogdensburg; and two step-sisters, Mrs. Lena Larock of Syracuse and Mrs. Arthur Denny of Ogdensburg and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 8:30 from the LaLonda Funeral Home and at 9 at Notre Dame Church. The Rev Robert Giroux celebrated the High Mass of requiem. Bearers, all members of the Loyal Order of Moose were: Fred Booth, Samuel Huett, Emersun Gagnon, Charles Premo, Reuben Garso and John Wood. Burial followed m the family plot in Notre Dame cemetery.


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