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Paul Quesnell (1836 - 1926)

Paul Quesnell
Born in Saint-Anicet, Monteregie Region, Quebec, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 27 Dec 1859 in Brasher, St. Lawrence County, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 89 in Massena, St. Lawrence County, New Yorkmap
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Biography

He was born in St. Anicet, P.Q., on March 10, 1836, son of Amab and Jennie Perica Quenell. (the 2nd of 12 Children).[1] The family came to the U. S. when he was three, along with the Peter LaShomb family, on sleds because it was winter. They cleared the wilderness and built log cabins, living neighbors to each other as they had in Canada.

He marries his neighbor’s daughter, Adeline LaShomb, on 12/27/1859. Ten children were born to them. She died on 4/22/1919.

He became a sawyer working in saw mills at Brasher Center and Helena several years.

He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank J. Fregoe, in Massena.

Surviving were four daughters, Mrs. Eli Fournier, of Potsdam; Mrs. Nelson Guyette, of Brasher Flats; Mrs. Anna Carvel, and Mrs. Frego, of Massena; four sons, Moses, of Brasher Falls; Michael and Henry, of Massena; and David, of Helena; three sisters, Mrs. Michael Mousaw, of Bellingham, WA; Mrs. Alice Crapser, of Nashua, IA; and Mrs. Louis Lashomb, of Parishville; and two brothers, Julius, of Lawrenceville; and Justin, of Massena.

Sources

  1. 1850 Federal Census - Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C. Ancestry Sharing Link

Thurs. Feb.11,1926 Massena Obs. 5 Feb 1926 (aged 89) Massena, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA





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