Obit: Roy, Isaac (1819 - 1902)

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----Sources: DORCHESTER REPORTER (Dorchester, Clark Co., WI) 11/21/1902

Roy, Isaac (1819 - 12 NOV 1902)

Mr. and Mrs. H. LaBossier and daughter Inez went to Fond du Lac last Thursday night to attend the funeral of Mrs. LaBossier’s father, Isaac Roy. Henry returned home Monday morning. Below we give a brief history of the deceased who was quite well acquainted in this neighborhood (Dorchester, Clark County, Wis.): Isaac Roy was born in La Acadia, Canada, in 1819, where he spent 48 years of his life. During that time he engaged chiefly in agriculture. He was mayor of his native city for seven years and for three years held an office as government inspector. He was married in 1837 to Julia Ebert, whose death occurred march 10, 1891. In 1867 he came to the U. S. With his family and since that time, with the exception of his last declining years, he has done carpenter work. He passed away Wednesday morning, at eight o’clock, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F. E. Marcoe, 100 East Second St., Fond du Lac, at the age of 83 years. Mr. roy is survived by seven children: Legary E. Mrs. L. LaBeau and Mrs. F. E. Marcoe of Fond du Lac, Nelson J. of St. Cyprien, Canada, Mrs. Eloise Smith of St. Jean, Canada, Mrs. S. Marion of Stetsonville, Wis., and Mrs. H. LaBossier of this village. He is also survived by 48 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. The funeral services were held from St. Louis Church at Fond du Lac at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Interment took place in the Calvary Cemetery.



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