John B. La Bontie

23 June 1878–
Indiana, United States

The Life of John B.

John B. La Bontie was born on 23 June 1878, in Indiana, United States as the son of David LaBontie and Mary Ann Souligne. He married Alma A Studley on 25 April 1906. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 37, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

John B. La Bontie
Alma A Studley
Marriage: 25 April 1906
Lillian Marie La Bontie
Jackquline R La Bontie

Spouse and Children

25 April 1906
Madison, Indiana


    Lillian Marie La Bontie


    Jackquline R La Bontie


Parents and Siblings

    David LaBontie


    Mary Ann Souligne




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 17

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Vietnamese (La and Lã): two Vietnamese names, both unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • John B Labontie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John La Bonta in household of David La Bonta, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John B La Bontie, "United States Census, 1920"

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