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Margaret Mary (Prashaw) LaRue (1872 - 1941)

Margaret Mary (Maggie) LaRue formerly Prashaw aka Lashombe
Born in New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1892 [location unknown]
Wife of — married 16 Sep 1907 [location unknown]
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Died at age 68 in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., NYmap
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  • New York State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 July 2018), Maggie La Shomb in household of Allen La Shomb, Brasher, A.D. 02, E.D. 02, St. Lawrence, New York; citing p. 6, line 23, various county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 885,345.

Margaret Mary Prashaw was born 9 Jan 1872, Brasher Falls, NY the daughter of Marshall Prashaw and Roseann Robert Prashaw. She married Allen LaShomb abt, 1892, they were the parents of six children, he died 2 Jul 1905. She married second John Julius Larue 16 Dept 1907 , they were the parents of two children. They both died Jan 1941 within days of each other.

Children: Albert, Leon, Georgeanna, Harriett, Frances, John Lashomb, Franklin & John Julius Larue

1900 Brasher, NY
Mattie Lashomb, Jan 1872, 28, Child 5/2, NY, NY, NY

1905 Brasher, NY
Maggie La Shomb 33 Wife

1910 Brasher, NT
Maggie Larue, 38, M2 2yr, 8/3 child, NY, Can, NY

1920 Norfolk, NY
Margaret Larue, 48, NY, NY,NY

1930 Norwood, NY
spouse Margaret La Rue F 58

1940 Norfolk, NY
wife Margaret La Rue F 58 New York

"Mrs. LaRue, Native of County, Dies Funeral services for Mrs. John LaRue, 65, will be held Tuesday Morning at 9:30 from the home of daughter. Mrs. Lewellyn McGrath, 526 Linden St.. and from Mary's Cathedral at 10:15. Mrs. La Rue had made her home Ogdensburg for the past two years having moved here from Norwood. She was born at Brasher Falls Jan 9, 1872 the daughter of Marshall and Rose Robillard Brashaw. Besides her husband she is survived by 2 daughters, four sisters and one brother" 5 Jan 1941, O'burg Advance

Obituary: Ogdensburg Advance, Thursday, 6 July 1905, Helene, July 4: Allen Lashombe, aged 42, who has been at Adams for some time being treated by a famous doctor there for consumption, died Saturday at that place. His remains arrived here yesterday; burial today at Brasher Falls. He is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Lashombe of the Ridge, and was highly esteemed. A wife and two children survive.

John LaRue, 72, carpenter of this city, died at Hepburn Hospital this morning at 5:15 following an illness of five days. His death follows that of his wife, the former Margaret Prashaw, by nine days. Mr. LaRue was born in Helena Feb. 25, 1868 son Of Mr. and Mrs. Julius LaRue. He learned the carpenter trade as a young man and was employed by the St. Regis Paper Company for many years. He worked in Norwood and came to Ogdensburg three years ago to make his home. Mr. LaRue was a member of Sit. Mary's Cathedral parish and had a wide circle of friends in the pity who will extend their sympathy to remaining members of the family. Survivors include a son, Julian of Norwood; two step-daughters, Mrs. Albert Christian of Norwood and Mrs. Louella McGrath of this city; three brothers, Frank of Brasher Falls, Fred of Massena and Mose of Burlington; and two sisters, Mrs. Delia White of Brasher and, Mrs. George Wright of Syracuse. Funeral services, in charge of the Lalonde Funeral Service of this city,, will be held on Wednesday at a place and hour to be announced. Ogdensburg journal., January 13, 1941, Page 5, Image 5


  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Brasher, Saint Lawrence, New York; Roll: 1156; Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0076
  • New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1905; Election District: A.D. 02 E.D. 02; City: Brasher; County: St Lawrence; Page: 6
  • Year: 1910; Census Place: Brasher, Saint Lawrence, New York; Roll: T624_1074; Page: 3b; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1375087
  • 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch
  • New York, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1847-1849, 1907-1936 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016
  • New York, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1847-1849, 1907-1936 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016.
  • "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 January 2016), Margarete Prashaw in entry for Llewellyn Norman Mcgrath and Francis Margaret Lashamb, 03 Feb 1919, , New York, United States; citing ref. ID p7550, county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 885,351.

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It will not let me merge them, correct last name at death was LaRue
Prashaw-34 and Prashaw-1 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate - correct married name is LaShomb
posted by Brandon McCormick

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