Francis Xavier Brossard

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Francis Xavier Brossard

Birthplace: Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: March 02, 1917 (84)
Waseca County, Minnesota, United States
Place of Burial: Elysian, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Augustus Brossard and Agatha Agnes Brossard
Husband of Jane Brossard and Mary E. Brossard
Father of William F. Brossard; Florentine Edward Brossard and Estella Marie Ketcham
Brother of Augustus Brossard; Adell Brossard; Eugenia Rosalia Smith; Julia James; Edward Brossard and 6 others

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About Francis Xavier Brossard

VETERAN RESIDENT IS CALLED BEYOND Francis Brossard Was Resident of this County Since 1859. Funeral Was Held Saturday. Francis Brossard, a pioneer resident of this county departed this life last Friday morning at the home of his son, F. E. Brossard living just north of town. His death resulted from cancer o the stomach. The deceased was 84 years of age. He had been a resident of this county since 1859. The deceased was born at Lennox, Massachusetts, February 18, 1833. He was of French ancestry, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Brossard. He lived in Lennox for a period of eighteen years, and then came with his parents to Fall River, Wis., where the family lived for eight years. They moved to Iosco, this county, in the summer of 1859, settling on a homestead in Iosco. The subject of this sketch made his home there until his marriage to Miss Jane Davis, when they went on a homestead where the Iverson farm is located three miles north of town. Two children were born to this union, one of whom was Mrs. D. Ketchem of Eden Valley, now deceased, and the other was William Brossard of St. Paul. On May 3, 1863, Mr. Brossard was married to Miss Mary E. Rice of this county. They were the parents of one son, F. E. Brossard of Woodville. His second wife died March 18, 1901. Since her death Mr. Brossard has made his home with his son, F. E. Brossard, with the exception of a few years spent at Waterville, Elysian and Rice Lake, Wis. Besides his two sons he leaves the following brothers and sisters to mourn his loss: Augustus Brossard of Stearns county, Edward Brossard of Sedro Wooley, Wash., Joseph Brossard of Colorado, Mrs. D. T. Ballard of Sedro Wooley, Wash., Mrs. J. E. Jones of Hinsdale, Mont., and Mrs. Ardel Brossard of Chicago. The funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the local Methodist pastor, officiating. The remains were placed in the vault at Woodville cemetery. Those from out of town in attendance at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. William Brossard of St. Paul, and Richard Brossard of Eden Valley. The deceased was a man of much intelligence and honesty. He performed well his share in the task of converting this region into the splendid community that it is today. Many friends mourn his loss. Waseca Journal Radical 3-7-1917

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Francis Xavier Brossard's Timeline

February 18, 1833
Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
March 2, 1917
Age 84
Waseca County, Minnesota, United States
Cedar Hill Cemetery, Elysian, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States