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August Vigneron/ Mary (Thomas) Vigneron

Posted: 3 Jul 2002 2:34AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Thomas, Vigneron
AUGUST VIGNERON DIES AT 95 HERE
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Had Lived in County 76 Years, Coming With Parents From France
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VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR
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Served Four Years With Famous 21st Ohio Regiment; Funeral Thursday P.M.
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August Julian Vigneron, one of Findlay's oldest residents, died yesterday, in his 95th year.
Mr. Vigneron, a native of France and resident of Hancock county 76 years, succumbed to the infirmities of age at 11 o'clock yesterday morning in his home, 128 West Lima street. He had been in declining health for some time.
The body was removed to the Coldren funeral home to be prepared for burial. It will be taken to residence today.
-------- FUNERAL THURSDAY -------
Funeral services will be conducted from the First Church of God on West Front street at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Rev. Learey of Toledo will officiate. He will be assisted by Rev. M. D. Kidwell, pastor of the church. Interment will take placew in Bright Cemetery.
Mr. Vigneron was born in Herbelile? France in 1833. He was the son of Nicholas and Mary Ann Vigneron.
When Mr. Vigneron was 18 years old he sailed with his family to America. They immediately settled on a farm in Biglick township of this county. Mr. Vigneron had lived in the county ever since.
He was a prosperous farmer of Biglick township for more than 60 years. He served as justice of the peace in the township for several years, and held several other township offices.
--------- SERVED FOUR YEARS IN WAR.-------
Mr. Vigneron served with the famous 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry of the Civil War. Ha had been an active member of Stoker Post G.A.R. for a number of years.
He retired from the farm in Biglick township some years ago and since that time had lived in Findlay.
He was married Oct. 4, 1866 to Mary Ann Thomas. She survives. Seven children were born to the union, three of whom preceded their father in death.
The surviving children are S.E. Vigneron(Samuel), 128 West Lima street; Mrs. Mary E. Wiseley, of Biglick township; A.B. Vigneron (Arthur), of Pine Avenue; and T.J. Vigneron (Tobias), residing on the home farm in Biglick township. There are no brothers or sisters living.

Excerpt from "The Findlay Morning Republican" dated Wednesday February 1, 1928.

[August died Tuesday January 31, 1928 and was buried Thursday February 2, 1928 at Bright Cemetery in Marion Twp. Hancock Co. OH]

I've been working on his wife's family. I don't know if August is known by anyone researching out there?


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