Starting Sept. 30, 2014, will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: LeBoeuf Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: LeBoeufs from Webster, Mass
Posted by: Diane Goyette Date: May 27, 2001 at 10:39:24
In Reply to: LeBoeufs from Webster, Mass by Don of 428

I was doing some research at the Webster Library yesterday. They have directories (almost like a Census) that was put out yearly. They didn't have all the directories, but I did find the following that you may find helpful;
There were 2 Hormidas'. They both show up in the 1899 directory (earliest one they had). Unless indicated, the addresses are in Webster.
Hormidas LeBoeuf, living in a house on High Street.
Hormidas leBoeuf, Carder, boarding with Jean B (may be Jean Baptiste) LeBoeuf in a house on Union Street.
Hormidas, fireman, house at 12 Union St.
Hormidas, Carder, boarding with Jean B. LeBoeuf.
Hormidas, fireman, now living at 9 Oak in Dudley.
No mention of the other one.
Hormidas, fireman, now living in a house at 95 Cottage St, Webster.
No mention of the other one.
1919-1920 In this year, they list the spouse in parentheses. They didn't mention the spouses in the prior issues.
Hormidas (Emily)*, fireman, house on 95 Cottage Street.
George H. (1st time we see him) boarding at 95 Cottage Street.
Other persons listed as "boarders":
Desange, Operator
Emma, Operator
Eugenie, Sewer
C. Ludovic, Operator

Hormidas (Emily) fireman 95 Cottage St
Other persons listed as "boarders" at 95 Cottage St:
C. Ludovic, Operator
Desange, Operator
Eugenie, Sewer
George H (Eva)* Folder, living in a house at 10 Wakefield.
Hormidas (retired) renting at 13 1/2 East Main Street. (No mention of Emily, gravestone has her dying in 1922)
George, Mill Hand, (no wife listed, not sure if this is the same one) renting at 13 1/2 East Main Street.
At this time, the house at 13 1/2 is owned by Angelina LeBoeuf (my great grandmother, her husband, Leon is deceased). Other persons listed as renting at 13 1/2 East Main are:
Arthur A. (Angelina's son)
Donalda (Angelina's daughter)
John, Mill Hand
No Hormidas, DUH, probably not...if he died in '38. No mention of George either.
BUT, Jerome is listed (he's on the Hormidas grave stone), wife Maida, owning a house on 5th Ave.
Boarders at 5th Ave.
Constance, secretary
Muriel, emp at BCS Co
Ludovic is now listed as Ludovic C, married to Corinne, living at 485 School St. Roland, an employee of Webster Lens is listed as a renter at 485 School St.
Same as above, except there is now a Charles living at 5th Ave w/jerome.
Where people are listed as renters or boarders, they were most often children, but could also be some other relation.
Hormidas may have been Jean B's brother or son?
I'm giving you some more grave information that applies to the above;
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Jean B b. 1-8-1856
No date of death listed
spouse, Marie Langlais b 1-19-1857
d. 10-22-1921

Ludovic LeBoeuf
Spouse- Rose Anna LaBelle

George H. LeBoeuf
WWI Veteran
b 9-2-1891
d 5-20-1967

I'll send more when I know more.


Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network