John La Farge

John La Farge (1835 - 1910)

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John La Farge
Born in New York City, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Newport, RImap
Descendants descendants
Died in Providence, Rhode Island, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Feb 2015
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Categories: New York, New York | Newport, Rhode Island | Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York | Famous People of the 19th Century | American Notables.

Biography

John La Farge is Notable.

John LaFarge was born in New York City on March 31, 1835. His parents were wealthy French immigrants Jean (John) Frederic de la Farge and Maria Louisa Binsse.

John LaFarge is probably best known for his work with stained glass. He patented his method of coloring opalescent glass in 1879, and many of his works are still featured in churches along the U.S. eastern seaboard. He was also a traditional painter, muralist, and writer.

John married Margaret Perry on October 15, 1860 in Newport, Rhode Island. They had 8 children.

John LaFarge died on November 14, 1910 in Providence, Rhode Island. He is buried in the family plot at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCBD-GW3 : 9 November 2014), John Lafarge in household of John Lafarge, New York City, ward 15, New York, New York, United States; citing family 491, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K67D-ZDV : 19 November 2014), John F Lafarge in household of John Lafarge, E.D. 3, Ward 15, New York City, New York, New York, United States; count clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 1,018,660.
  • "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNT-6MD8 : 13 October 2015), John F La Farge, 31 Mar 1856; citing Passport Application, , source certificate #, Passport Applications, 1795-1905., 54, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,432,554.
  • "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8KG-M5H : 6 December 2014), John La Farge and Margaret Perry, 15 Oct 1860; citing Newport,Newport,Rhode Island, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,996.
  • "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8VD-RH5 : accessed 27 October 2016), John LaFarge and Margaret Perry, 15 Oct 1860; citing Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, town halls, Rhode Island, and Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; FHL microfilm 96.
  • "Massachusetts State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQCR-TG6 : 15 November 2014), John Lafarge, Roxbury, Ward 04, Norfolk, Massachusetts; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 954,575.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M824-QZ2 : 17 October 2014), John Lafarge, New York, United States; citing p. 2, family 12, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,615.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4S8-4TB : 11 August 2016), John Lafarge, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; citing enumeration district ED 94, sheet 206, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1210; FHL microfilm 1,255,210.
  • "Rhode Island State Census, 1885," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5F7-3SM : 21 November 2014), John La Farge, Newport Ward 04, Newport, Rhode Island; citing 15, State Archives, Providence; FHL microfilm 953,921.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPXS-MNC : 29 October 2015), John Lafarge, Newport Ward 3, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 45, sheet 9B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,450.
  • "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F88Q-978 : 6 December 2014), John La Farge, 14 Nov 1910; citing Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,023,658.
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 3341 in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA. Plot: Section 150, Lot 11633. Mar. 31, 1835 - Nov. 14, 1910. (photograph included)


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