Isaac Newton Procunier 1858-1940
A Thumbnail Biography by David C. Procuniar
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Isaac Newton Procunier, the son of Frederick McKinsey Procunier (1838-1907) & Louise E. Gardner (1842-1906); born on November 12, 1858 in Illinois and died on May 12, 1940 in Gillette, WY and is buried in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.  Isaac married first Libby Adeline Lancaster in 12 Mar 1879, I have no data on her birth date but she died giving birth to their only child in 1881.  Isaac married second Minnette Esther Whitney on February 12, 1885 in Danbury, Iowa.  Minnette who was from Michigan was born on February 18, 1869.  She died on June 27, 1929 and is also buried in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.  Together they had six children.

According to the family, Isaac was named after the steam boat "Isaac Newton" which sailed from New York City to Albany, 180 miles in one day [1849-1850]. It was one of the largest & grandest steam boats in the world.

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Children:  (1) by Libby Lancaster:
Libby Procunier born in 1881 in Iowa, Libby married someone with the surname of  Johnson

Children: (6) by Minnette Esther Whitney:
Sarah Esther Procunier 1886-1947

Addie Ann Procunier 1887-1910

Virgil Newton Procunier 1889-1942

Avon Francis Procunier 1894-1968

George Fredrick Procunier 1897-? married Mabel Dewing in 1922 in Cambria, Wyoming

Goldie Cloe Procunier 1903-1990  married Earl Dewing 1924 (sibling of Mabel Dewing Procunier)

Other Sources:
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
David Charles Procuniar 3598 Harry Truman Drive, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432-2272

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