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Edward (Pitre dit Cayen) Cayen (1900 - 1954)

Edward Cayen formerly Pitre dit Cayen
Born in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, USAmap
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Husband of — married 29 Oct 1921 in St. John's, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New Yorkmap
Father of and [private daughter (1920s - unknown)]
Died at age 54 in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York,USAmap
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Edward Cayen spent most of his working life at Acco in Ogdensburg. Primary address was 923 Congress St. in Ogdensburg. He served for a time in the National Guard. Cause of death: Heart Attack

CERTIFICATE OF BAPTISM Edward Cayen, child of Rudolph Cayen and Philomena Robillard, born in Ogdensburg, N.Y. on 29 October 1900, was baptised on 29 October 1900 into Notre Dame Catholic Church in Ogdensburg, N.Y.

GOOD CONDUCT CERTIFICATE FROM "ECOLE SAINT PIERRE": A certificate for good behavior for Edmond Cayen dated September 1908. It is my understanding that Ecole Saint Pierre was a private school associated with Notre Dame Church which gave an education to French-speaking children.

OGDENSBURG, New YORK CITY DIRECTORY 1925 Cayen Edward (Mary D) shipping clk, Newell Mfg Co b Ford av

CENSUS [1925 N.Y. State census / St. Lawrence County / Ogdensburg] Edward Cayen (24) is working as a shipping clerk. He lives in a boarding house at 417 Ford Ave. with his wife Dorothy (24) and children Elizabeth (1) and Catherine (150 days). Also living is the same building are his in-laws, William and Catherine Walling.

OTHER INFORMATION: Gram Cayen always said there was something peculiar about his name or lineage. She said it had to do with his middle name Petrie. There were several Pitrie families in Ogdensburg about this time. - Contributed by Ted Como, grandson to Edward Cayen and Dorothy Walling Cayen

Ogdensburg Advance of 11/14/1954: E. P- CAYEN DEAD Edward P Cayen. 54, of 923 Congress St.. died suddenly Friday Night (Nov. 12. 1954) after being stricken with a heart attack at 5:45 p.m. Mr. Cayen had been an employee of the Standard Shade Roller Corp for the past 10 and a half years. He was a member of St John's Church and the Loyal Order of the Moose 814. He was a former member of the New York National Guard of Ogdensburg. Enlisting in 1918 and being honorably discharged in 1923 with the rank of Corporal. Born in this city Oct. 29. 1900 he was the son of the late Joseph Cayen and Philomene Robillard. On Oct 29. 1921 he was married to Miss Dorothy Walling in St Johns church by the Rev. D Charles White. Suirviving are his wife: two daughters. Mrs Earl (Elizabeth) Como and Mrs Joseph (Catherine) Martin, several aunts and uncles; and one niece. Mrs. Joseph Woods of Syracuse. His brother. John, died three years ago. Funeral services will be at St Johns Church Monday at 10 a.m. Canon Palmer officiating. The body is reposing at Ramsdel Ewart Funeral Home. Burial will be made in the Ogdensburg Cemetery.

Nov. 3, 1921 Ogdensburg Advance News: Edmund Cayen and Miss Mary Dorothy Walling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Walling, were married at St. John's Church Saturday noon by Archdeacon I. C. White. They were attended by Ernest Russell and Miss Mary Wicks. Mr. and Mrs. Cayen will reside in this city. Mr. Cayen Is a member of Company I, National Guard.

Ogdensburg Advance News of 5/13/32: court cases: Florence Cayen vs. Leo Cayen, separation. (Unk. what relation these two individuals are, if any.)

Advance News of July 24, 1938: Mrs. Henry Hurst, R. D. 1, was injured on the forehead when a car which was driven by her husband collided with a machine operated by Edward Cayen, 923 Congress street on the Canton road, one mile from the city yesterday. Mr. Hurst in reporting the accident to the police said he was traveling west on the highway when the car proceeding in the opposite direction turned sharply in front of his machine. Both machines were considerably damaged.


Husband: Edward Cayen
Wife: Dorothy Walling


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Cayen-10 and Pitre dit Cayen-2 appear to represent the same person because: Same wife. Not sure what direction the merge should go; someone who's familiar with WikiTree's policies on "dit" names should perform the merge.
posted by Sharon Casteel

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