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Franklyn Henry LaVoy

Franklyn Henry LaVoy

Male 1876 - 1921  (45 years)

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  • Name Franklyn Henry LaVoy 
    Born 20 Apr 1876  Monroe Co., Whiteford Twp., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 1921  Deadwood, SD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pine Slope Cemetery, Belle Fourche, SD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00107  Tombeau Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2007 

    Father Toussaint LaVoy,   b. 1 Nov 1836, Erie, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1911, Erie, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Marcelline LaPointe,   b. 21 Jan 1841, Bedford Twp., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1911, Meade Co., SD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1858  Monroe Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Franklyn Henry LaVoy
    Franklyn Henry LaVoy
    Toussaint LaVoy and Marcelline LaPointe LaVoy with children: Vollie, Charles, Franklyn, George, Eunice, and Millie
    Toussaint LaVoy and Marcelline LaPointe LaVoy with children: Vollie, Charles, Franklyn, George, Eunice, and Millie
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Documents
    Notice of the Death of Franklyn Henry LaVoy
    Notice of the Death of Franklyn Henry LaVoy

    Headstones
    Graves of Toussaint LaVoy, Marcelline LaPointe LaVoy, and Franklyn Henry LaVoy
    Graves of Toussaint LaVoy, Marcelline LaPointe LaVoy, and Franklyn Henry LaVoy

  • Notes 
    • Franklin LaVoy was a hunchback, according to his fist cousin, Frederick LaVoy. Franklin came with his father back to Erie, Michigan in December, 1910, where his father Toussaint LaVoy died of pneumonia two months later.

      Franklin did not marry. Family legend and pictures suggest he suffered from severe kyphosis ("hunchback") The 1905 State Census for SD lists him as a Register of Deeds in Brule Co, SD, a position he held for years. The 1905 Census indicates that he was 28 years old and living in Chamberlain, SD.

      The Census indicates that he came with his family at the age of 8 to SD in 1885.

      Mrs Lyle LaVoy indicates that he filed a successful homestead claim in West Point Twp.

      For a number of years Franklin was in Texas trying his luck at finding oil.

      He was the manger of the F.H. LaVoy Land Co. in 1910, according to one of his fathr's obituaries.

      He was a member of the Deadwood Lodge of B.P.O.E. for many years.

      Franklin also graduated from Sioux Falls Business School as an accountant receiving high praise in a Sioux Falls paper, dated October 3, 1904, from the President of the college, G.C. Christopherson.

      Franklin LaVoy died September 16, 1921 in Deadwood, SD, in St. Joseph's Hospital.