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From: Joy Weaver <>
Subject: Re: [GEN-NYS] Meward Carpenter
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 08:29:42 -0400
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Have you contacted the people who oversee the cemetery? They may have
something in their files beyond what is written on his tombstone. If he
was a member of St. Patrick's Church, there should be parish records, too.


Do good with what thou hast, or it will do thee no good. WILLIAM PENN


>One of my ancestor Medard CARPENTIER (Carpenter) of Rouses Point, was
>struck and killed by a train while he was walking home on the railroad
>tracks in 1902. I have not been able to find any sort of death record
>that would specify his exact date of death and enable me to track down
>any newspaper articles about the incident. Can anyone help? This is what
>I know:
>- Medard was born April 19, 1832 in St-Valentin, Quebec
>- Son of Laurent and Elizabeth (AUCOIN) CARPENTIER
>- Husband of Vitaline MONARQUE (Monarch)
>- Mason, plasterer and shoemaker by trade
>- Lived most of his adult life in Lacolle, Quebec; settling in Rouses
>Point in the 1880?s
>- Children were Louis, Fred, Alice, Frank, Rose, Mary, Helen, Carrie,
>Anne, Maude and Elizabeth (my grandmother), who married Edward MUMLEY
>- Buried in St. Patrick?s Cemetery, Rouses Point (or at least his
>headstone is there!)
>I would be grateful for any clues whatsoever. Thanks!
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