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Wilfred Prefontaine

Male Bef 1834 - Aft 1895  (> 61 years)


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  • Name Wilfred Prefontaine 
    Born Bef 28 Jun 1834  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 28 Jun 1834  Saint-Antoine-de-Pade, Longueuil, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate birth Abt 1835  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died Aft 2 Sep 1895  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I33126  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TC
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2021 

    Father Alexis Fournier dit Prefontaine,   b. 20 Aug 1791, Longueuil, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Marie-Louise Patenaude,   b. 9 Jan 1798, Longueuil, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1871, Chateauguay, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1815  Saint-Antoine-de-Pade, Longueuil, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F19559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Neal,   b. 1836, Washington County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Sep 1895  (Age < 59 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1874  Jackson County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. Frances Louella Prefontaine,   b. 1 Jan 1876, Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1951, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F19558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was baptized Leon Wilfred Fournier dit Prefontaine. He appears to have arrived in Oregon about 1875. He was a miner, at least part of the time, and his estate contained "mining property." His will mentions his daughter "Frances Carr."

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] Quebec vital and church records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S4021] 1910 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com., Not named; birth country given (Canada, French).

    3. [S2244] 1880 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.

    4. [S5165] Oregon, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1849-1963, on ancestry.com.

    5. [S5199] Genealogy of Canada site.

    6. [S38] Genealogy of the French in North America, by Denis Beauregard. Complete version, 2020., date and town only.

    7. [S5167] Nancy Neal, in the Early Oregonians database at the Oregon State Archives, Salem, Oregon.