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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Pierre Gaboriault dit Lapalme: Birth: ABT 1840 in St. Jean, Iberville, Quebec, Canada.

  2. Telesphore Gaboriault dit Lapalme: Birth: ABT 1842 in St. Georges de Henryville, Iberville, Quebec, Canada. Death: 12 SEP 1928 in Memorial Hosp., Albany, New York

  3. Marie Gaboriault dit Lapalme: Birth: ABT 1844 in St. Jean, Iberville, Quebec, Canada.


Sources
1. Title:   Family History
Page:   Herbert L. Lapham, Jr. genealogy 1996

Notes
a. Note:   Note that the family was "using" the surname, Lapham, in the United States as early as 1861 in Shrewsbury and before Telesphore used it in Albany [New York] circa 1864. Many French-Canadians "anglicized their names in the United States. French speaking Canadians were looked down upon by English speaking Canadians and Americans. Very seldom, however, did French-Canadians marry outside of their heritage, this being apparent with the later generations of "Laphams". And it was quite upsetting to "Anglo-Canadians" if a son or daughter married someone "French". This occurred in the 1903 marriage of Silas Louis Lapham and Norah Agnes Goodspeed with the Anglo-Canadian Goodspeeds having next to nothing to do with Agnes Lapham for one half a century. The rabid separatism of current day Quebec is one of the manifestations of the attitudes toward the French-Canadians by the rest of Canada. {by: Herbert Louis Lapham, Jr., 1996}


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