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Four family members recorded as drowing 11 Nov 1883

Four family members recorded as drowing 11 Nov 1883

Posted: 3 Jun 2014 7:39PM GMT
Classification: Query
Julien Tétrault, husband, Agnès Lauzon wife, Theodore Ducréde stepson of Julien Tétrault and Albert Tétrault s/o of Julien & Agnes died the same day.
Recorded in the church record as drowning 11 Nov 1883, buried 14 Nov 1893 at Immaculate Conception, Pain Court, Dover Twp, Kent, Ontario.

Is there newspaper article about the deaths?

Re: Four family members recorded as drowing 11 Nov 1883

Posted: 3 Jun 2014 8:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
A tree on Ancestry with member as sandytatro1 has article from Clinton Evening News Nov 16
1883. It is for private members only.
I have sent him/her a message telling that there is a message on Kent board concerning this writeup.

Re: Four family members recorded as drowning 11 Nov 1883

Posted: 4 Jun 2014 12:58AM GMT
Classification: Query
There is a brief article in the Clinton, Iowa newspaper that states they were attempting to cross Mitchell's Bay in a sailboat.
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Re: Four family members recorded as drowing 11 Nov 1883

Posted: 4 Jun 2014 1:50AM GMT
Classification: Query

Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.1880), 22 Nov 1883

In the Markdale Standard, there is a mention of the accident in their Current Events column. It adds that "they leave a family of five other children".

The link says "pg 2, but article is actually on pg 3, first column

http://news.ourontario.ca/121017/page/4?n=

Re: Four family members recorded as drowing 11 Nov 1883 ***THANKS***

Posted: 4 Jun 2014 2:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
To all, many thanks for the information and articles.
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