Notes for Rapheal Bissonette: New York, FRANKLIN, Roll 938 Book 1, Page 139a 1910 Census Locomotive Hostler for the RailRoad, Malone NY
New York, Franklin County, Roll 1036 Book 1, Page 132 1900 Census Day Laborer Imigrated to US in 1858
1880 U.S. Federal Census > New York > Franklin > Other Townships > District 93; 28 yrs old, Monk Tannery
1870 18 yrs old Single Lives: Malone, NY
OCCU: FARMER, WORKED IN TANNERY, CEDAR ST,THEN HOSTLER (LOCOMOTIVE ENG) MALONE,FOREMAN COMM: WALKED ACROSS CANADIAN BORDER WITH BROTHER AND PARENTS (OTHERS?) INFO: LIVED WITH PARENTS BROTHER JERRY LIVED NEXT DOOR IN 1880 ILLITERATE Unable to find gravestone in Notre Dame Cemetary, Malone Died at 19 Cedar Street. Died at age 81. Died from cerebral thrombosus as a result of Cardiovascular ?, Diabetes, etc... MISC: CECILIA POUPART WITNESS
Immigrated 1861, naturalized 1877
1930 census, NY, Franklin, Malone, dist. 35, image 15 says Raphael immigrated in 1858, not naturalized.
1920 70 yrs old Farmer Widowed Lives: Cedar Street, Malone, NY 1920 Census Raphel Bissonnette, born Can, Lang. Fr, Parents both born in Can. no formal education (Ancestry, NY, Franklin, Malone, ED 100 image 34 0f 36)
Baptized 15 July 1852, St. Edouard Godparents: Vital Laplante & Julie Desmarais
March 27, 1934
AT AGE OF 81
Former Railroad Man and
Farmer Dies at Home of
Son after six weeks'
Illness--- Funeral Thurs-
Raphael Bissonette, an aged and
respected resident of Malone, died
at 12:20 p.m. today at the home
of his son, Jerry Bissonette, 19 Ce-
Mr. Bissonette was 81 years old.
For the past year since his health
became impaired he had made his
home with his son. He had been
confined to his home for the past
Born in Canada, Mr. Bissonette
came to Franklin County in his
youth and was engaged in rail-
roading for several years. Later
he took up farming and continued
until he retired about 15 years ago.
In late years he had made his home
at 57 Cedar Street until he went
to live with his son.
He married Miss Virginia Jar-
din, of Bellmont, who died 17
years ago. He was a member of
Notre Dame Church and of the St.
He is survived by three sons,
William, Jerry and Theodore, of
Malone, and one daughter, Mrs.
Olive MeKerracher, Cleveland, OH;
seven grandchildren and two great
The funeral will be held Thurs-
day morning at 8:30 at Notre
Dame Church and interment will
be in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Children of Rapheal Bissonette and Virginia Gervais are: