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Re: Charles LaCour,Monmouth co.NJ
Posted by: Linda La Cour Kakos Date: September 26, 2001 at 11:50:55
In Reply to: Re: Charles LaCour,Monmouth co.NJ by A LaCour of 223

This is your husband Robert's great grandparents? If you are descended from the first son, Charles who went to Ohio let me know I have more family information on the parents of both grandparents.

William Issac La Cour

Born:              July 19, 1843        New York, NY (twin brother died in infancy)
Characteristics: ht. 5' 4 " complexion fair eyes hazel hair dark
Marriage:        January 4, 1866 Freehold, NJ (Methodist) Rev. W. W. Moffett
Death:              July 9, 1918 Hillside Ave, Long Branch, NJ (74y 11m 20d)
              Died of cerebral apoplexy.
Burial:              Greenlawn Cemetery, West Long Branch, NJ (GAR monument)

Places of Residence:        NYC., Tinton Falls, Seabright, Englishtown and Freehold (1847-1870),
Atlantic Township (1870); Colts Neck (1872); Seabright in Ocean Township (1880 - mother, Hannah and his half siblings James and Emma Moore lived next door without husband); Long Branch (1880 till death) New Jersey.
Occupations:       Farmer 1866, Toll Keeper 1870, Laborer 1880, Fish Merchant 1910, Justice of the Peace
Military Record:       Union Army Civil War Co D 14th Regiment NJ Infantry 1862-1865
        Enlisted July 25, 1862 Freehold Camp Vredenburg for 3 yrs (17 yrs old)
        Mustered out June 18, 1865 Washington DC
Religion:        Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church (M.E.) Long Branch, NJ (joined 1881 very active member)
His Father:       William D. La Cour (b.NYC) (d ?) can't find anything on him, do you know
His Mother:       Hannah Amelia Wale (b April 6, 1821 NYC) (d. June 24, 1912 Freehold, NJ) buried in Greenlawn also

Mary Matilda Sherman
Born:              May 18, 1843 Point Pleasant, NJ
(had a twin sister, Catherine (Mrs. Alvin Bennett of Swimming River near Lincroft, NJ in 1917) who lived to adulthood)
Marriage:        January 4, 1866 Freehold, NJ (Methodist) Grand-daughter Josephine Woolley Wolcott tells story of how Mary and William met. They were both walking with their friends in NJ when Mary saw William in his uniform and instantly fell in love, she told her two other friends, "That is the man I am going to marry."
Death:              May 10, 1917 Hillside Ave, Long Branch, NJ (73y 11m 22d)
                     Died of Progressive Asthma after a fall)
Burial:              Greenlawn Cemetery, West Long Branch, NJ

Places of Residence:       Point Pleasant, Long Branch
Occupation:       Housewife
Religion:       Methodist
Her Father:       Tabor Clark Sherman (NJ) on marriage cert. it says John       
Her Mother:       Ann Borden (NJ)

1.       Charles Henry Born:        September 21, 1866
       1st Spouse              Sallie or Sarah M. Anderson
Married:        May 8, 1886       
Children:       William Aug 1886 NJ, George Feb 1888 NJ, Raymond b. Sept 1890 NJ, William s.s. Jan 1894 NJ, Viola March 1896 NJ and Walter
              Residence in 1895 Ocean Township
2nd Spouse              Mary Hulet
Married:       October 26, 1898 b. Tiffin, Ohio (1918 census)
       Children:       Abbie Aug 1899 NJ (1900 census)                            
              Is this your line?                     

2.       Frank Issac       Born:       January 10, 1869 NJ
Death:              May 7, 1928 NYC
       Spouse              Francis Healy (born 1851 NYC died Oct. 26, 1933 Queens Cty, NYC)
                     Married:       October 10, 1888
Children:        Joseph        7/23/1889 - 12/21/1951 NYC, Andrew 2/1891 - 12/19/1943 NYC, Lillie 10/1893 - 8/14/1894 NYC. I am desended from Andrew

3.       Minnie B.        Born:              September 11, 1870 NJ
       Death:              ?

4.       Edwin Ethan       Born:              August 1, 1872 Colts Neck, NJ
Owned La Cour, Cranmer and Company and Secretary of the Monmouth County Building and Loan Association all in Long Branch.       
Death:        September 26, 1934 at home 26 North Fifth Ave., Long Branch 62y Greenlawn Cemetery
       Spouse:       Alice R. Stout (born 1872) d. October 31, 1954 died Petersburg, Florida,
buried Greenlawn Cemetery
       Married:       August 12, 1893
       Children:       Chester L., Albert Casey*, Raymond and Edith Leona (or Mrs. F. Collis Wildman)
       Residence in 1895 Ocean Township

5.       Josephine C.       Born:              November 7, 1873 NJ
       Death:              1958 Greenlawn Cemetery
       Spouse:       Belville Van Brunt (Bennit) Born:1864 died 1924 Greenlawn Cemetery
       Married:       July 17, 1897
6.       Bertha              Born: July 26, 1875 NJ
       Death:              ?

7.       Nellie J.       Born:       September 25, 1876 NJ
       Death:              ?
       Spouse:       John T. Woolley (grocer)
Married:       October 11, 1905 by Rev. George L. Dobbins of Simpson Methodist Church, Long Branch, NJ
Children:       Richard L., Kenneth Davis, Gordon, William, Josephine Cora and Grace

8.       Clara E.       Born: March 22, 1879 NJ
       Death:              ?

9.       Erving       Born: August 8, 1880 NJ
       Death:              ?

10.       William G. (Willie) Born:       January 15, 1882 NJ       
Postman in 1918
       Death:              ?
       Spouse:       Irene Clerk (?spelling)
       Married:       October 29, 1907

11.       Mamie       Born: March 7, 1883 NJ
       Death:              ?
12.       Grace B.       Born:       January 22, 1885 NJ
       Death:              ?
       Spouse:       John F. Anderson              
Married:       October 14, 1908

12 children only 7 survived to adulthood.


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