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immigrant - Canada to US    Alfred  ANGER

  (b. 28 January 1855 Saint-Hugues, Lower Canada   d. abt. 1926 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Alfred ANGER was born 28 January 1855 in Saint-Hugues, Lower Canada. Alfred ANGER was the child of Charles ANGER   and   Adeline (Adée) (Adele) RICHARD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Charles ANGER and Marie-Thérèse LUSSIER (maternal)  Pierre-Antoine RICHARD and Marie-Charlotte ARCHAMBAULT

Alfred was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1862.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Philomene CAPLETTE 24 May 1875 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Philomene CAPLETTE  was born 4 May 1851 in Sainte-Victoire-de-Sorel, Québec, Canada.  She died 15 December 1892 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste CAPLETTE and Edesse LAVALLÉE.

He married  (2) Exilda BENOIT GIARD 29 March 1894 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  Exilda BENOIT GIARD  was born abt. 1855 in Canada.  She died 10 May 1912 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Toussaint BENOIT and Julienne LUSSIER.

Alfred ANGER died abt. 1926 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.
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Alfred ANGER married flag  Philomene CAPLETTE-- Date: 24 May 1875 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Philomene CAPLETTE was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste CAPLETTE and Edesse LAVALLÉE


Name: Philman Cabalet
Event Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 22 May 1875
Marriage Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts
Spouse Name: Alfred Longy

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

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Alfred ANGER married immigrant - Canada to US   Exilda BENOIT GIARD-- Date: 29 March 1894 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Exilda BENOIT GIARD was the daughter of Toussaint BENOIT and Julienne LUSSIER


Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
Groom's Name Alfred Anger
Groom's Birth Date 1855
Groom's Birthplace
Groom's Age 39
Bride's Name Exilda Benoit Giard
Bride's Birth Date 1855
Bride's Birthplace
Bride's Age 39
Marriage Date 29 Mar 1894
Marriage Place Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name Charles Anger
Groom's Mother's Name Adella Thow
Bride's Father's Name Toussant Benoit
Bride's Mother's Name Juiellene Lussier
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Groom's Previous Wife's Name
Bride's Race
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Bride's Previous Husband's Name
Indexing Project (Batch) Number I01161-1
System Origin Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number 2047599
Reference Number 19

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Alfred ANGER
1855 Baptism. St-Hugues, Bagot Co., P.Q.
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967


Alfred ANGER
Anger gravestone - St. Mary's Cemetery, Southbridge, MA
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Birth
28 January 1855
Saint-Hugues, Québec, Canada

1855 Birth


(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967



Canada 1857 - Ottawa chosen by Queen Victoria as the capital of the united colony of Canada


Canada 1858 - The Halifax-Truro line begins rail service. Chinese immigrants from California arrive in British Columbia, attracted by the Fraser River Gold Rush.


USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.


USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

1861 Quebec Census - famlysearch.org

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Name: Alfred Anger
Gender: Male
Census place: St-Hugues, Bagot, Quebec
Age in years: 5
Estimated birth year: 1856
Birthplace: Bas Canada
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Religion: Cath. Romain
Sheet number: 154
Line number: 20
Film number: 517354
Library and Archives Canada film number: C-1262-1263
Digital GS number: 4108658
Image number: 329
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USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States


USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.


USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).


USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States


USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.


Canada 1864 - Quebec Conference of 1864 held to discuss Canadian Confederation which will lead to the creation of the Dominion of Canada.

1865 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

Charles Anger, 44, b. Canada, operative
Adell Anger, 42, b. Canada, house keeper
Sophia Anger, 15, b. Canada, operative
Charles Anger, 14, b. Canada
Joseph Anger, 12, b. Canada
Frederick Anger, 10, b. Canada
Ellen Anger, 8, b. Canada
Julia Anger, 6, b. Canada
(MA) 1865 Massachusetts Census



Canada 1865 - No Draft


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:


Canada 1866 - The Fenians, a group of radical Irish-Americans organized in New York in 1859 to oppose British presence in Ireland, begin a series of raids on Canadian territory


Canada 1867 - Canada becomes a sovereign nation by an act of the British Parliament (the British North America Act). Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick are united as the Dominion of Canada. Sir John A. Macdonald becomes the first prime minister


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"


Canada Canada blunders catastrophically in seeking to take over the west without the consent of its inhabitants, especially the Métis of Red River and their leader, the charismatic, troubled Louis Riel.


USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)


Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.


World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:


USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.


Canada 1880-84 - The Canadian Pacific Railway recruits thousands of underpaid Chinese Labourers.

1875 Marriage / Partner
Alfred ANGER and Philomene CAPLETTE 24 May 1875, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1880

Fred Ongee is living in Southbridge, MA at the age of 25, born in Canada, works in Cotton Mill. Living with him are: wife Philomene age 27, Mary Caplette age 16, Peter Caplette age 24, Adeline Caplette age 19
1880 U.S. Census

1881 Birth of Child
Joseph Alphride ANGER was born 21 March 1881, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1882

Anger Charles blacksmith house Union
Angier Adeline widow house Union
Angier Frederick, carder, house Cross
Angier Joseph, operative, house Cross
(MA) - 1882 Massachusetts City Directory - Webster and Southbridge (MA)



USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.


USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.


USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.


Canada 1885 - November 7 - Canadian Pacific railroad completed (Montreal to Vancouver)


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).


USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.


Canada 1889 - The first Canadian troops sent overseas participate in the Boer War in South Africa (Oct. 30).


Canada 1890 - Free land for large families


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended


USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition


USA 1894 - Pullman strike


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


Canada Massive waves of immigration, a headlong economic boom with the growth of prairie agriculture and urban industry transform Canada between 1896 and 1915.


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.


USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1892 Death of Spouse/Partner
Philomene CAPLETTE died 15 December 1892, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1894 Marriage / Partner
Alfred ANGER and Exilda BENOIT GIARD 29 March 1894, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1900

Alfred is age 45 living on Pine St. in Southbridge, MA. He was born in Canada. His year of immigration was 1863. Living with him are: wife Exilda, age 48, married for 6 years, son Alfred age 19 born in MA, daughter Albina Girard age 21 born in MA, son George age 17 born in MA.
1900 U.S. Census



USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.


World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.


World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan


USA 1903 - October - First World Series


Canada 1903 - Canada loses the Alaska boundary dispute when British tribunal representative Lord Alverstone sides with the U.S. (Oct. 20).


USA 1903 - December 17 – Orville Wright flies an aircraft with a petrol engine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in the first documented, successful, controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight.


USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal


World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

1910

Alfred is age of 54 living on Marcy St. in Southbridge, MA. Living with him are: wife Exilda age 57, step-daughter Albina Girard age 28.
1910 U.S. Census



World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.


USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium


Canada Canada's heavy military role in World War I (60,000 dead in a population of 8 million) transforms its society, its politics and its place in the world.


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.


USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.


Canada 1917 - Income tax is introduced in Canada as a temporary wartime measure.


USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.


Canada 1917 - Canadian Government enforced conscription, rioting occurred


Canada 1917 - December 6 - Halifax Explosion: Two freighters collide in Halifax Harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia and cause a huge explosion that kills at least 1,963 people, injures 9,000 and destroys part of the city


Canada 1918 - Women win the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. All provinces follow suit by 1922 except Quebec, which does not give women the right to vote in provincial elections until 1940.


USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).


World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

1912 Death of Spouse/Partner
Exilda BENOIT GIARD died 10 May 1912, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1919

Anger, Alfred emp C O Co h 20 Marcy
(MA) - 1919 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge


1920

Alfred is living on Marcy St. in Southbridge, MA at the age of 65. He was born in Canada. His year of immigration was 1862. He is a press operator at optical works. Living with him is step-daughter Albina Girard age 35.
1920 U.S. Census


Death

Name: Alfred Anger
Death Date: 1926
Death Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 77
Page Number: 444
Index Volume Number: 81
Reference Number: F63.M363 v.81

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
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Alfred is buried at: Old Notre Dame/ St. Mary's/ Sacred Heart Cemetery
220 Charlton Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA



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