19. Joseph GAGNON was born on 6 Sep 1852 in Frenchville, Maine. He was baptized on 9 Sep 1852 in Ste-Luce church, Frenchville, Maine.(76) Godparents were George Lauzier and Aurelie Hiliautot (sp?); baptized by Fr. Henri Dionne. He appeared on the 1860 US census in Township 18, Range 5, Aroostook, Maine, as age 7, living with parents Antoine and Ortans Gagnon.(77)
He appeared on the 1880 US census in Frenchville, Maine, as Joseph Gagnon, age 27, single, farmer, could read and write, born in Maine.(78) He appeared on the 1900 US census in Frenchville, Maine, as born Sep 1852 in Maine, age 47, married 19 years, parents born in Canada, farmer, couldn't read, write or speak English, owned home (farm) free of mortgage, farm schedule no.63, living with wife Sophie and children Mattie (age 16), Phelias (15), Edmond (12), Marie (11), Amanda (10), Adrien (8), Odile (7), and Honoré (1).(79) He was a farmer. Joseph GAGNON died on 9 Dec 1918, and is buried in Ste-Luce cemetery.
He was married to Sophie RAYMOND (daughter of Belone
RAYMOND and Charlotte LAVOIE) on 28 Aug 1881
in Frenchville, Maine.(58) Sophie RAYMOND was born in May 1860 in
Canada. (80) She appeared
on the census in 1900 in Frenchville, Maine.(81)
Listed as Sophie Gagnon, born May 1860 in Canada, age 40, had
given birth to 12 children of whom 10 were still living, parents
born in Canada, could read and write, did not speak English, living
with husband Joseph and children Mattie, Phelias, Edmond, Marie,
Amanda, Adrien, Odile and Honoré. Joseph GAGNON and Sophie
RAYMOND had the following children:
+68 i. Mattie GAGNON.
69 ii. Phelias GAGNON.
+70 iii. Edmond GAGNON.
71 iv. Marie GAGNON.
72 v. Amanda GAGNON.
+73 vi. Adrien GAGNON.
74 vii. Odile GAGNON.
75 viii. Honoré GAGNON.
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