Ophelia D. Page

Brief Life History of Ophelia D.

When Ophelia D. Page was born on 23 September 1855, in Stockholm Center, Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Philetus Page, was 31 and her mother, Harriet E. Felton, was 27. She married Fayette Munson on 13 December 1876. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Louisville, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 20 years and Massena, Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 5 March 1948, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fayette Munson
Ophelia D. Page
Marriage: 13 December 1876
Ivan Royal Munson
Henry Page Munson
Harriet Munson
Bessie Jane Munson
Earl Elbert Munson
Edith Munson

Sources (18)

  • Orphelia D Munson in household of Henry Munson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ophelia Page Munson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ophilia Paige in entry for Burnap Wilson Southworth and Bessie Jane Munson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1864 · St. Albans Raid

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

Name Meaning

English and French: occupational or status name for a young servant, Middle English page, paige, Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, a diminutive of pais ‘boy, child’). The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 16th century. In North America, this surname is also a shortened form of the French cognate Lepage .

French Canadian (Pagé): altered form of French Paget , a diminutive of 1. Compare Pashia .

North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.

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

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