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Joseph Lapointe

Joseph Lapointe

Male 1868 - 1887  (19 years)

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  • Name Joseph Lapointe 
    Born 22 Jan 1868  Notre Dame du Portage, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 May 1887  Ste Rose du Dégelé, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 09 May 1887  Ste Rose du DÈgelÈ, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Joseph Lapointe drowned while working as a draveur on Rivière-aux-Perches.
      Coverage of his death was contained in the May 14, 1887 edition of Le Courrier du Canada, page 2:
      "The 7th of the current, Joseph Lapointe, aged 19, son of Mr. Alexandre Lapointe of Ste Rose du Dégelé, accidentally drowned in the Rivière-aux-Perches near his father's house. He was driving logs, [probably for his father's mill] when suddenly he fell into the water and was swept away by a fast current. His body was recovered quickly, but he had suffered a skull fracture. His funeral service and burial took place on the 9th at Ste Rose.
    Person ID I5967  Cullen family tree

    Father Pierre Alexandre Audet-dit-Lapointe,   b. 20 Feb 1825, La Malbaie, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1896, Ste Rose du Dégelé, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Marie Anastasie Gagné,   b. 13 Mar 1825, Ste. Marie de Beauce, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1900, Ste Rose du Dégelé, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Aug 1846  St. Patrice, Rivière-du-Loup, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Joseph Lapointe's grave marker Ste-Rose-du-Dégelé
    Joseph Lapointe's grave marker Ste-Rose-du-Dégelé

    Documents
    Lapointe, Joseph - press coverage of drowning
    Lapointe, Joseph - press coverage of drowning
    From the column on right: "The 7th of the current, Joseph Lapointe, aged 19, son of Mr. Alexandre Lapointe of Ste Rose du Dégelé, accidentally drowned in the Rivière-aux-Perches near his father's house. He was driving logs, [probably for his father's mill] when suddenly he fell into the water and was swept away by a fast current. His body was recovered quickly, but he had suffered a skull fracture. His funeral service and burial took place on the 9th at Ste Rose."

    Histories
    Lapointe, Pierre Alexandre (1825-1900) and Anastasie Gagné (1825-1900)
    Lapointe, Pierre Alexandre (1825-1900) and Anastasie Gagné (1825-1900)
    Pierre Alexandre Lapointe was our most successful entrepreneurial French Canadian ancestor. He was a carpenter, blacksmith, farmer, builder and repairer of sawmills and grist mills, dealer in farm implements, and, importantly, prominent as a founding settler, land owner and mill owner of Sainte-Rose-du-Dégelé in Temiscouata.

    Albums
    Lapointe, Pierre Alexandre
    Lapointe, Pierre Alexandre (24)

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967Riviere-du-Loup, St. Patrice, 1868, page 3.

    2. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 Ste.Rose du Degele, 1887, Page 5.

    3. [S11] Mariages Riviere du Loup Vol 1 1813-1986, 8.