Joseph Lamontagne

24 December 1823–12 June 1910 (Age 86)
Bécancour, Bécancour, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Lamontagne was born on 24 December 1823, in Bécancour, Bécancour, Quebec, Canada, his father, Francois Lamontagne, was 29 and his mother, Anna Marie Legare, was 25. He married Louise Helene Harrington on 4 February 1856, in Bécancour, Nicolet, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 June 1910, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Joseph Lamontagne
Louise Helene Harrington
Marriage: 4 February 1856
Rosanna Lamontagne
Henri LaMontagne
Eugenia Lamontagne
Josephine Lamontagne
Georgianna Régina Lamontagne
Come Seraphin Lamontagne
Joseph Homer Leopold Lamontagne
Eloi Lamontagne
Marie Lamontagne

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 2
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered
Age 9
The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
Age 23
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

French: from montagne ‘mountain’, with the definite article la, either a habitational name for someone who lived on a mountain or perhaps a nickname for a very large man.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (16)

  • Joseph Lamontagne in entry for Marie Lamontagne, "Maine, Tombstone Inscriptions, Surname Index, 1620-2014"
  • Joseph Lamontagne in entry for Eugenie Morin, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Jos Lamontagne in entry for Josephine Lamontagne, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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