Maybe this will help someone - have not been able to finish or progress into other years.
The following are notes I had taken from the census of Lancto & associated families. As usual, the spellings vary due to the census taker's guess - so anything that looked like a possibility was recorded. If my health gets back to normal (allowing me to return to work), I will return to researching the area and leave posts according to what I find. My income (or lack of) has held me back in many ways. Wish I had more to share.
It would appear that there were several boroughs and townships of Lyon Mountain area.
1920 Clinton Co. NY
Altona District 2
53 Camile LANCTO is 36y b.NY (possibly in Altona); he owned his house and was a farmer, both his parents were b. in NY. Camile’s wife was Rose 29y b.NY; her parents were both French Canadian.
Children of Camile & Rose:
70 William DUQUETTE b.NY as were his parents [this census taker had French Canadian filled in for all the columns of everyone’s mother & father on the entire page; however, there was a huge “X” from top to bottom of page and corrections were made- I don’t know if this means something?] Anyhow! ,.. William’s wife was Rose 50y b.NY as were her parents (supposedly);
Children of William & Rose:
Beekmantown Election District 1 Feb. 3rd. There are no dwelling #s, probably very rural area. (page 45)
Willard LONGO 41y b. NY both his parents were b. in NY
Katherine 40y b. NY father b. Ireland; mother b. NY
son; Laurence 4y b. NY
Champlaintown (abt. Jan 7th, 1920)
169 (abt. Jan 26th, 1920)
Philip BUDREAU 40y b. Canada/French Immigrated 1902/nat. 1907; his parents b.Canada/French
wife; Helen 42y b. NY ; her father b.NY & mother b. Canada/French
dau.; Elaz (?) 15y (name supposed to be Eliza maybe?)
dau.; Rodah 14y 2m. (name supposed to be Rhoda maybe?)
dau.; Melvina 10y 1m.
son; Arthur 5y 9m
Alic__? DE_OTTE? 33y (first name looks like Alich or Alick, surname looks like Deyotte or
Degotte) He immigrated 1909 b. Canada/French as were his parents
Did the census taker mean to write Duquette?
wife; Sarah 28y b. VT her father was b. Canada/French & mother b. Vermont
dau. Mildred 11y 4m.
son; Sean 9y (3m.?)
dau. Suceal 3y (9m.?) (name supposed to be Cecile or Ceceil maybe?)
dau.; Hazel 7y 1m.
son; Lester 5y 11m.
son Evern ? 2y 9m (this person’s spelling and handwriting is awful!)
dau.; Dorothy 9 mo.
Neighbors in vicinity of 169 to 177: Budreau, Muray/Murray, Phenneuf, St.John, Rebideau, Pelley/Pelby.
Albert DUQUETTE 71y? b. NY; father b. Can/Fr. mother NY; Al was a machinist
wife; Helena 75y immigrated from Canada; both parents b. Can/Fr.
dau.; Orrera ? 9y (2m.?)
son; Horner 7y 1m.
Joseph DUQUETTE 66y immigraged 1888 naturalized 1900 b. Can/Fr as were his parents he was a farmer
wife; Márchline ? 67y (her name also looks to be spelled Niarchline?)b.NY as were folks
Champlaintown (Skipping for now,.. must go back, see many DAQUETTE & PAQUETTE)
Town of Champlain: (Jan 2nd & 3rd 1920) –beginning pg. 85B
Adelaid DUQUETTE 46y He immigrated 1912/nat. 1919 b. Canada/Fr. as were his folks
wife; Leonie 41y Immigrated 1918/nat.1919 b. Can./Fr. as were her parents
dau.; Evone 20y Imm. 1912 (meaning Leonie must be Adelaid’s 2nd wife?)
dau. Laurette 18y Imm. 1912
dau. Carsice ? 15y Imm. 1912
son; Emil 12y Imm. 1912
son; Albert 8y b. NY
son; Lucien 6y b. NY
John RABIDEAU household; he’s 35y of age & b. in Canada
Octave BABEAU household; he was 56y b. NY
Alcide? BOURDON 37y Imm.1919 b. Canada
wife Alma 33y Imm. 1919 b. Canada [as were all of their children:]
Dara 14y “ “
Oride 11y (male) “ “
Agnes 10y “ “
S_idore 7y (male) “ “
Cora 6y “ “
Therese 4y “ “
Eddie 2y “ “
Champlain Village (abt. Jan 2nd 1920)
Ambrose LA ROCHE 48y Imm.1908/Nat.1919 b. Can/Fr. as were his parents
wife; Sarah 49y b. NY her parents were born in Can/French
Vital DUQUETTE 75y he was a widower; Imm.1847/Nat.1868 b. Can/Fr. as were his folks
Mary DUQUETTE 38y single; b. Can/Fr as were her parents
William PAQUETTE 28y b. NY as were his parents
wife; Margaret 44y b. NY as were her parents
Arthur DUQUETTE 2_?y (looks like 29y?) Imm.1909/still an alien; b. Can./Fr. as were his folks
wife; Adelaide 29y b. NY but her parents were both b. Canada/native tongue, French
Children of Arthur & Adelaide:
Rita 5y b. Can/Fr
Clifford 8 mo. b. NY
Olive PHANEUL? 67y widow (name looks like it could also be Phanay ?); she Imm.1860 and
was naturalized 1867 b. Can/Fr. as were her parents.
Wilfred BOUDREAU Household; Immigrated 1880
Champlain twp. (Abt. Jan 3)
Napoleon BRUYETTE 27y b.NY
Joseph BOUDREAU 72y Imm.1901 from Canada/French
Peter BOUDREAU 56y Imm.1875/Nat.1885 from Canada/French
Frank LONGTO 44y b.NY His father was b. Can/Fr. & mother b. NY; Frank was a railroad conductor.
wife; Cora T. 43y b. NY as were both her parents
Children of Frank & Cora in the household at this time:
Neighbors: Franklin, Soucy, Ponture?, Murray, Shirley, Foskett, and Yamache?
Chazy (what I missed the first time)
Harry DUQUETTE 43y b. NY as were both his parents
wife; Nellie 42y b. NY “ her “
son; Maynard 9y b. NY
Lucy GONYO ? 62y b.NY widow; her mother was b. in England
son; Willaim B. 26y b. NY
David DUQUETTE 54y he is also a widower
Dwelling numbers are on the left:
Hotel or Boarding House in town:
Roy LONGTON 21y b.NY, single, parents both born in NY; Roy is working as a farm laborer.
Milon LONGTON 19y b.NY, single, both parents b. in NY; Milon was working as a farm laborer.
Clinton twp. (abt. Jan 2nd, pg.153)
Patric POWERS household w/ lodger:
Mary DUQUETTE 19y b. NY; her parents were French Canadian by birth
Roy WRIGHT Household has a “hired boy” named:
Ernest LANCTO 20y b. NY as were his parents
DANNENORA (Take II) missed 1st time:
George BOYEA or BOYER? 39y b.NY as was everyone in this household incl. all parents
wife Gertie 38y
Children of George & Gertie:
Lavern 9y (male)
Rachial 4y (male) (did census taker mean Raphael?)
ELLENBURG (District 1)
Mary L. BOMYEA 65y b. NY (name also looks like Bornyea?); she’s a widow here and living alone; her father was French Canadian by birth & mother b. “USA”
William BOMYEA 36y b. NY (I don’t know how to read this writing!) Probably son of Mary in dwelling 208? William’s father was b. in NY;
wife, Emma J. 35y b. NY
dau. Pearl M. 14y
son; Earl W. 10y
Benjamin W. LONGTIN 49y b.NY
wife Jennie M. 45y
Children of Benj. & Jennie:
Louis N. 20y
Joseph H. 17y
Viola M. 19y
Eva L. 15y
Bertha L. 13y
Frank L. 11y
Amos L. 10y
NOTE: This are has more Delong & Rabideau,… Go back and record them in this district.
Rosa POQUETTE 81y b. NY; widow living alone; both of her parents were French Canadian
TOWN of ELLENBURG (Election District 2)
Frank BAULIA 49y (could this sound the same as Boule? to Census taker?) Frank’s
folks were French Canadian by birth.
wife, Jennie M. 47y
Children of Frank & Jennie:
Earle J. 19y
Harry W. 7y
Joseph BOYEA 48y *Joseph’s & Agnes parents were all French Canadian by birth.
wife Agnes 43y
Children of Joe & Agnes:
Dannenora Numerated in January
(was labeled as Lyon Mountain on many pages and then crossed off with the name changed to Dannenora,… I don’t know if they are one in the same?)
2 Eugeon KNIGH (could this be KNIGHT?); Eugeon was a 60y old widow b.NY as were parents. Lived with dau. Alice 28y and son Gurney 15y.
5 Isaac KNIGHT 34y b. NY as were his parents; with wife Mary 32y who was born in Colorado, her parents were both born in NY. Children of Isaac & Mary:
Catherine 11 months
19 Jerry MANLEY 71y b. NY as were his parents; he is with wife. Note the other Manleys in this town at a later date for other side of family.
96 William LONGTO 28y b. NY as were his folks; his wife was Lottie 24y of age who was b. in NY. At that time they had one son living with them:
__urance 6y [name looks like Lorence? handwriting hard to decipher]
98 [Booker Street] Elisabeth A. WEIR is the Head of Household; she is a 70y old widow who was b. in NY; her parents were born in VT. She has a boarder:
Charles W. BROWN 68y, listed as “married” but was not enumerated with his wife, Charles was b. NH and his father was b. in Nova Scotia, his mother b. NH. His profession is carpenter. So,… where’s his wife?
99 Albert THOMPSON is the Head of this Household, he’s 30y old and was born in Norway; dito for his folks; Albert’s wife was Mary 26y b.NY, Mary’s father was born in England and her mother was b. in NY. They had 2 daughters living with them at that time: Helen 3y and Constance 1y; In addition, Albert had a stepson living with them named Albert LANCTO 8y b. NY. [ Does this mean that Mary m.1 unknown Lancto m.2 Albert Thompson? ] It is known that Lancto = Longto in this family line,.. it was in the late 1800s and early 1900s that some of the branches changed the spelling for reasons unknown.
107 Daggett ROUNDS 40y b.NY, his father was b. Ireland & spoke Irish, his mother was b. in NY. Daggett’s wife was Hattie who was 42y of age & b. in NY as were both her parents. Their children were: Fern 17y, Pansy 15y, Floyd 13y, Lenord 11y, Pearl 9y, Orlando 4 and __eon 1y.
In this house were 3 boarders:
Mike DONNELLY 37y, immigrated 1902, was still an alien and b. in Ireland as were his folks
Morse WELSH 17y, b. in NY as were his parents
Raymond BRUCE 20y, b. NY as were his parents
111 Frank LANCTO 37y b.NY, both of his parents were born in NY, Frank was a miner at this time and with his wife, Minnie who was 35y b.NY. Minnie’s father was born in Canada and spoke primarily French, her mother was born in NY. Children listed for Frank & Minnie were:
173 William LANCTO 39y b. NY as were both of his parents. His wife was Rose who was 36y of age. Also in this household was William’s mother who’s name was Martha, Martha was 82y b. in NY, her parents were both born in Canada and spoke French as their primary language. Children of William and Rose:
Rose 15y, Edith 12y, William 9y, Frank 6y, Ethel 4y, Arthur 4 months old
233 Jed LANCTO 57y b. NY; married; both parents were born in Canada and both parents spoke French as their native tongue; Jed worked in the coal mines. His wife was Clara 56y who immigrated in 1880 from Canada; she and her parents were born in Canada and all 3 spoke French as their native language; Children of Jed & Clara:
Jed 28y , Lizzie 22y , Charley 20y , John 17y , Mary 12y
239 (Belmont Ave.) Joseph R LENNEY 31y b.PA is the Head of this Household, his parents were born in England; Joe’s wife was Elizabeth 29y b. PA, her parents were b. in Wales and spoke Welch. Children of Joseph & Elizabeth (who were all b. in PA):
Also in this household:
Margery KNIGHT 18y, labeled as “waitress” b. NY as were her parents and
Emily PHILIPS 17y b. NY and is sister-in-law to Joseph Lenney (likely sister of his wife since Emily’s parents were also both b. in Wales and spoke Welsh as primary language).
256 [L.M.Bradley Pond \ Chateaugay Lake]
Edward “RONDS” (or “ROUNDS”?) 29y b.NY as were his parents; he is with his wife, Lila 22y and their daughter Dorthy 3y
Elmer ST.GERMAIN 32y b.NY, his father was b.NY and mother b. in CA,
wife was Rose 30y b.NY as were her parents.
Children listed for Elmer & Rose:
Hotel Chataugay on Belmont Ave.:
Mary LANCTO 17y, single, waitress in the hotel. She was b. in NY as were her folks.
Halley CARTER 37y with his wife
Clare 36y and their 3 children:
Clayton 7y, Annette 5y, and Athlie 3y (the latter is a female).
Clare/ Clara owned this household (not her husband). In this home was what looks to read like Philma St.GERMAIN 77y; Philma was an immigrant who came from Canada in 1871, she was still, as of 1920, an alien. The hand writing is so sloppy I have to wonder if her last name is St. Furmain. Philma is Not labeled as a boarder of this household, nor a maid,.. she labeled as something that looks like “Moclenis” & there’s some scribble in O/R for household (own or rent). Wonder if she is an abrev. mother-in-law? There is also a boarder in this home: Dennis CHAMPANG who was an immigrant who came in 1870 from Canada.
313 This household is of a CHAMPANG family. Possible kin to Dennis Champang in 311 and Philma St.Germain.
Nelson LANCTO Sr. who was 63y b. NY, his father was born in Canada and spoke French as 1st language, his mother was born in NY.
Nelson’s wife was Margaret at 59y b. NY who father was also French Canadian and mother was native of NY.
Children of Nelson & Margaret in the household at this time were:
339 Nelson LANCTO Jr. (street address looks like “Mine Street”), he’s 44y b.NY as were both his parents; Nelson’s wife was Delphine (could the census take have misspelled Daphne?); ‘Delphine’ was 40y b.NY as were both her parents. Children of Nelson & Delphine were:
Mealice 10y [just spelling these as it appears to have been written]
Ellenburg Town (District 3) = begins on page 219
Lots of GONYEA and an Uncle Marcellus H. ROUNDS 69y old widower who was b. in NY and who’s parents were born in Vermont.
William BOYEA 46y b. NY
wife Mary 39y b. NY
Children of Wm. & Mary:
Antoine 11y (male)
Wilfred 5y 10 mo.
Willard 5y 10 mo.
Leo 4y 10 mo.
Ellen 2y 10 mo.
Hazel 2 mo. old
Lemmuel RABIDEAU 65y b. NY
dau. Roxie M. 17y b. NY
son Walter 15y b. NY
John J. RABIDEAU 31y
wife Olive 27y
Children of John & Olive:
Paul 10 mo.
Uncle; James FULLER (Uncle to John)
Charles DELONG 82y b. Ohio; his father b. Ohio and mother b. VT
wife Phebe 71y b. NY; her dad b. USA and mother b. VT
son; Harry L. 32y
dau-in-law; Bertha M. 23y (wife of Harry)
William A. BOYEA 37y b. NY as were his parents
wife Arminda 38y b. USA as were her parents
Children of Wm. & Arminda:
Clifford A. 12y
Gladys M. 10y
Marie A. 8y
Francis S. 5y
Robert M. 2y 10m.
Florence A. 10 mo. old
Oliver BOYEA 38y b. NY
wife Rose 25y b. NY
Children of Oliver & Rose:
Isabelle P. 4y 8m. (date on census Jan. 9th –10th at this point in this town)
Marjorie V. 2y 3m.
Dennis BOYEA 33y b. NY as were his parents
wife Jennie 36y b. NY as were her parents
Children of Dennis & Jennie:
Laurence L. 11y
Verconda A. 6y
Helen M. 2y 6m.
MOOER”S INCORPORATED VILLAGE << breaking from here,… will continue when time and money allow.
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My daughter's line descended from Judd Lancto & Clara Mitchell. Any information would be appreciated.
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