Joseph Lamontagne

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Joseph Lamontagne
1823–1910
Louise Helene Harrington
1839–1901
Marriage: 4 February 1856
Rosanna Lamontagne
1857–1884
Henri LaMontagne
1880–1943
Eugenia Lamontagne
1859–1907
Josephine Lamontagne
1863–1908
Georgianna Lamontagne
1865–1930
Come Seraphin Lamontagne
1868–1905
Joseph Homer Leopold Lamontagne
1869–1962
Eloi Lamontagne
1872–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 February 1856
Bécancour, Nicolet, Quebec, Canada
children

(8)

    Rosanna Lamontagne

    Female1857–1884Female

    Female1859–1907Female

    Josephine Lamontagne

    Female1863–1908Female

    Georgianna Lamontagne

    Female1865–1930Female

    Come Seraphin Lamontagne

    Male1868–1905Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Francois Lamontagne

    Male1794–1881Male

    Anna Marie Legare

    Female1798–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1823–1910Male

    Male1828–Male

    Magdelene Agnes Lamontagne

    Female1834–Female

    Charles Lamontagne

    Male1835–Male

    Eusebe Lamontagne

    Male1836–1837Male

+3 More Children

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.
1846

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
  • Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
  • Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922

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