The Massena Observer, Massena, St. Lawrence County, NY. April 9, 1908, page 5:
Local Mention John Tyo, Sr (Taillon-7), , the oldest resident of Fort Covington died last week aged 94 years.
He was born in Idian Lands in Quebec, Canada, a son of Jean Baptiste Taillon and Marie Magdeleine Roussel
He married Lucie Plamondon Mar 2, 1840 at St Patrick Church, Hogansburg, Franklin County, New York.
He and his wife Lucie (Lucy) owned and operated the International Hotel (sometimes called the Halfway House) located on the border of Dundee, Quebec, Canada and Fort Covington, New York, USA. A stripe was painted on the floor to show the International border.]
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