Catharine Procunier 1838-1897
A Thumbnail Biography by David C. Procuniar
Copyright 1997-1998-1999-2000-2001
All Rights Reserved Last updated: 31 Aug 2001 

Catharine Procunier,  the daughter of Henry Procunier Sr & Frances (Weymer) Manuel; married Andrew LaChapelle on 22 Mar 1866 in Port Rowan Ontario, Canada.  Andrew was born 12 Jan 1828 in Quebec, Canada & died 25 Sep 1916 in South Walsingham, Ontario Canada.

Austin Peter LaChapelle 1867-1960  married Amelia Leigh 

Sarah Minerva LaChapelle   1869-1972 married Maitland W Abbott 

William Henry LaChapelle 1872-1881 
Delamere Manual LaChapelle 1874-1908 married Ora B Abbott sister of Miatland Abbott
Fanny Belle LaChapelle 1880-1959  married  Austin Irwin Ludlow 

Email Barbara Bell 1997
Catharine Procunier's birth 09 Aug 1837 per B. Bell; REF:  Elaine Allen Allen R.R Box 36 Opal, SD  57765; Jane K. Maurer 2205 EMBE Pasadena, TX 77502-3902; Joanne Harvey 2420 Newport Drive, Lansing, Michigan 48906.

Per Barbara Bell 4/97 Shows her birthdate as Sept 8,1838; she married 22 Mar 1866, Andrew LaChapelle b 12 Jan 1828, d 25 Sept 1916;  On a Family Group sheet, included with these papers, her  d date shown as   11/15/1897  (??, beb); also the m. date shown as 3/25/1866; (Port Rowan/Norfolk Marriage Register)

Their children:
1 Austin Peter b 2/11/1867; m 2/21/1903 Amelia Leigh.
res Walsingham Twp West Oxford co, Windsor, Ont. d 17 Jan 1960
2 Sarah Minerva b 5/15/1869 m Maitland W Abbott
res. Walsingham Twp, Tillsonburg,Ont. d Dec 6, 1893
3 William Henry b 8/23/1872 d Jun 12 1881
4 Delamere Manuel b 7/3/1874 m Aug 1896 Ora B Abbott; d May 30 1908
5 Fanny Belle b 7/24/1880 m 10/18/1911 Austin Irwin Ludlow; d Oct 7 1959 res Walsingham Twp,Toronto, Brantford Ont.

Catherine Procunier was born September 9,1838 to Henry Procunier and Francis ( Fanny ) Manual. It is believed that the family was living in South Walsingham Twp., Oxford County.

Catherine and Andrew LaChapelle were married on March 22, 1866 by Rev. W.H. Haviland, pastor of the regular Baptist church in Port Rowan. Witnesses were J.W. Procunier and Henry Procunier. Five children were born to this union: Austin Peter, Sarah Minerva , William Henry, Delamere Manual, and Fanny Belle. The family attended the First Houghton Church on the Front Road.

Catherine died November 15,1897 and is buried in the Port Royal cemetry in Ontario.

AGL - Mar. 1974 (Edited LJT March 11,1998)   6/99  by Doug LaChapelle per his web site

The Bragonier Family by Georgiana H. Randall 1969. 
The Bragunier Family in America by Brittian Bragunier Robinson 1969 
First Reformed Church of Hagerstown Maryland church records on LDS micro-film 

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