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Francis M Holbrook

Francis M Holbrook

Male 1823 - 1906  (82 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has more than 100 ancestors and 8 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Francis M Holbrook 
    Birth 20 Jul 1823  Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 7 May 1906  Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 20 Sep 2005  IFALL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FamilySearch ID 9W28-2SM 
    Burial Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I11159  mytree
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2024 

    Father Henry Benson Holbrook,   b. 21 Aug 1788, Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1870, Unadilla, Livingston, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Austin,   b. 27 Oct 1796, Hancock, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 1810  Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arlina M Raymond,   b. 4 Apr 1831, Edwards, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1903 (Age 71 years) 
    Marriage 29 Jun 1846 
    Children 
     1. Byron D Holbrook,   b. 15 Oct 1847, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jan 1848 (Age 0 years)
    +2. Mary Eugenia Holbrook,   b. 10 Jan 1850, Edwards, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Aug 1875 (Age 25 years)
    +3. Fanny Maria Holbrook,   b. 19 Dec 1853, Edwards, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1881 (Age 27 years)
     4. Henry B Holbrook,   b. 24 Jan 1856, Edwards, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Sep 1862 (Age 6 years)
     5. James R Holbrook,   b. 19 Mar 1861, Edwards, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Apr 1862 (Age 1 year)
     6. Bertha Arlina Holbrook,   b. 24 Jan 1865, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F6088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 20 Jul 1823 - Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 7 May 1906 - Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 20 Sep 2005 - IFALL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Holbrook, Francis M b1823
    Holbrook, Francis M b1823

  • Notes 
    • Obituary: Northern Tribune - Tuesday May 8, 1906
      Francis M. Holbrook, a native and nearly a lifelong resident of the to w n of Gouverneur died at the Charles Fuller farm on the Rock Island Roa d a t 5:30 o'clock yesterday morning, aged 83 years. His death was due t o th e infirmities of advanced age. He had been in failing health for som e tim e and the announcement of his passing was not unexpected.

      Francis M. Holbrook was a grandson of Isaac Austin, one of the four me n w ho came to this section from Washington County and settled in 1805. H is f ather Henry Holbrook..(unreadable)... the land where the village o f Gouve rneur now stands, receiving 4.00 per acre for the work. His mothe r was Re becca Austin, daughter of Isaac Austin. She came here in 1806. A fter marr ying, Mr. Holbrook's father contracted for a purchase of 80 acr es of lan d on the Richville Road, now a portion of the Corbin farm, an d erecte d a log house in which Francis was born July 10, 1823. He spen t his boyho od days there, going to school winters and working on the far m with his f ather during the summer. In 1828 the family sold the farm an d bought wa s is now known as the Bailey farm at Little Bow Corners. At t he age of 1 8 years Francis began teaching school, which occupation he fo llowed unti l 25 years of age. June 29, 1846 he married Arena M. Raymond , daughter o f one of the early settlers of Edwards. They had six childre n: Byron D. , Mary Eugenia Arnot, Fanny M., Henry B, James R and Bertha A ., wife of C harles T. Moffet of Watertown. Mrs. Moffett is the only on e of the Childr en now living.

      Two grandsons, Attorney Ray Arnot of Rochester and Jack Moffet of Watert o wn also survive.

      Mrs. Holbrook died about three years ago.

      In 1863 Mr. Holbrook moved from Little Bow to Gouverneur and engaged i n t he production of...(unreadable)...years he was one of the largest but te r and cheese buyers in northern NY. He spent a few years in North Dako ta , where he built and conducted a large cheese factory. Since the deat h o f his wife, Mr. Holbrook has been in declining health.

      The funeral will be held from the First Baptist Church this village, tom o rrow afternoon at 2:30, Rev. L. N. Sirrell and Rev. James Dickson offic ia ting. Burial will be made in Riverside Cemetery.