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François Xavier Tailhardain Lacomb

Male 1843 - 1905  (62 years)


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  • Name François Xavier Tailhardain Lacomb  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 7 Jan 1843  Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Birth 7 Jan 1843  Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Baptism 8 Jan 1843  Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Godfather 8 Jan 1843  Pierre Giroux Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Godmother 8 Jan 1843  Marie Louisa Deveau Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 1862  [6
    Immigration 1862  From Canada to US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Francis Tailhardain or Francis Lacomb 
    Name Frank Tailharden---see 1870 census Michigan 
    Residence Aug 1870  Grand Rapids Ward 4, Kent, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 25; Census Post Office: Grand Rapids 
    Residence 1880  Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Naturalization 10 May 1886 
    Residence 1887, 1888  Alpena County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Possessions 18 Oct 1888  secured Homestead of 160 acres Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Alpena Ward 3, Alpena, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 27 Feb 1905  Alpena, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried 1 Mar 1905 
    Person ID I532  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2017 

    Father François Tailhardain,   b. Abt 1801, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1886, St. Charles Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Priscille (Marie) Mallard,   b. 28 Oct 1817, L'Isle-Verte, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 7 Apr 1866, La Pocatière, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norah (Honora) McCarthy,   b. 8 Dec 1846, County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1926, Rogers City, Presque Isle County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1869  St. Peter and Paul, Ionia County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Married 20 Jun 1869  St. Peter and Paul, Ionia County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Frank J. Lacomb,   b. 15 Oct 1871, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1956, Maple Ridge, Alpena, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     2. John Lacomb,   b. 5 Mar 1875, Alpena, Alpena County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. MaryEllen Lacomb,   b. 15 Mar 1887, New York? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Jan 1843 - Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGodfather - 8 Jan 1843 - Pierre Giroux Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1869 - St. Peter and Paul, Ionia County, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1869 - St. Peter and Paul, Ionia County, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887, 1888 - Alpena County, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Alpena Ward 3, Alpena, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1905 - Alpena, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • nous curé soussigné avons baptisé = we the undersigned priest have baptized

      Name on marriage return is Francis Tailhairgin
      1869 marriage record birth listed as Ontario
      1870 census has place of birth as Quebec

      Living in Hubbardston, Ionia County, Michigan when married

      Name is listed as Francis Tiarden on birth record of son Frank (15Oct1871 in Grand Rapids, MI)

      Index to the Alpena County Naturalization Files
      Last Name First Name Middle Name First Paper Second Paper
      Lacomb Frank V6P61
      Lacomb Frank B3P176 B3P176

      old registration books of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church [in the first registration book of North Plains Twp. 1859-]:
      Frank Tailhairden Jan. 8, 1870

      Alpena News, February 28, 1905:
      FRANK LACOMB
      An Old and Respected Resident Died Yesterday.
      Frank LaComb an old and respected resident of Alpena township passed away at his home at 5:30 o'clock last evening. Mr. [LaComb] has been ill for the past two years but until about two weeks ago was able to be around. Mr. [LaComb] was born on the ocean while his parents were coming from France to this country 62 years ago. He has made Alpena county his home for the past 29 years most of which has been spent on his farm near Long Lake. A widow and three children, John Frank, Jr., and Mary, are left to mourn his loss. The funeral will be held from St. Bernard's church at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning.

      from Catholic Church Records, Alpena, MI (1864 - 1925) on http://www.alpenalibrary.org :
      Francis Lacomb died 27 Feb 1905 buried Catholic Cemetery 1 Mar 1905, age 62, born France. St Bernard Church
      records

      From the Alpena Argus, Wednesday, March 1, 1905
      Death of Frank Lacomb.
      Frank Lacomb, for the past 29 years a respected resident of Alpena township, passed away at the family home, near Long Lake, Monday afternoon, about 2:45, aged 62 years.
      Mr. Lacomb had suffered from Bright's disease for the last two years, and when other complications set in, his weakened constitution could not withstand the shock, and death ended his suffering Monday afternoon.
      Mr. Lacomb was born crossing the ocean, and made his home in the city of Quebec for the first 17 years of his life.
      At that early age he started to fight life's battles for himself, and traveled to several places before he decided to locate in Alpena 29 years ago.
      He was actively engaged in lumbering for the first fifteen years he was in Alpena, when he decided to abandoned [sic] that life, and purchased a good farm and pleasant home about half a mile from Long Lake, where he resided. He was many times honored by the residents of his township, in whose welfare he always had an active interests [sic], and honorably served them as supervisor, four years, treasurer, four years, and highway comissioner, two years, discharging his duties impartially and honorably.
      He is survived by a widow, a daughter, Mary, and two sons, Frank and John. The funeral will be held from St. Bernard's church this morning, at 10 o'clock, Rev. T. D. Flannery officiating.

      Last name is indexed as La Camb on the SeekingMichigan.org website

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] 1870 Kent County, Michigan census.
      Grand Rapids, Ward 4, [Page No. 53], M593_681, p. 393 [Listed as Frank Tailharden]

    2. [S68] 1880 Alpena County, Michigan census.
      Alpena, Series T9, Roll 570, p. 510D

    3. [S94] 1900 Alpena County, Michigan census.
      Alpena, Ward 3, p. 66, [Sheet no. 11]

    4. [S256] Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection).
      Trois Rivières, Cathedrale de L'Assomption. 1843 B.4

    5. [S744] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), 1880 United States Federal Census.
      birth date: 07 Jan 1843 birth place: At Sea or Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada residence date: 1880 residence place: Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States

    6. [S412] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), 1900 United States Federal Census.
      birth date: 07 Jan 1843 birth place: At Sea or Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada residence date: 1900 residence place: Alpena Ward 3, Alpena, Michigan marriage date: 1869 marriage place: St. Peter and Paul, Ionia County, MI arrival date: 1862

    7. [S805] Alpena, Michigan Directories, 1887-92, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000;).
      Residence date: 1887, 1888 Residence place: Alpena County, MI

    8. [S777] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Grand Rapids Ward 4, Kent, Michigan; Roll: M593_681; Page: 393A; Image: 782; Family History Library Film: 552180.

    9. [S806] Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).

    10. [S183] Alpena Death Records.

    11. [S412] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), 1900 United States Federal Census.
      arrival date: 1866 residence date: 1900 residence place: Alpena Ward 3, Alpena, Michigan marriage date: 1869 marriage place: St. Peter and Paul, Ionia County, MI birth date: Abt. Dec 1846 birth place: County Cork, Ireland

    12. [S513] Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, v2 p7 rn437.


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