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Jacob LaFrombois

  • Side: Union
  • Regiment State/Origin: Wisconsin
  • Regiment Name: 41 Wisconsin Infantry (100 Days, 1864)
  • Regiment Name Expanded: 41st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry (100 days, 1864)
  • Company: G
  • Rank In: Private
  • Rank Out: Private
  • Mustered In: May 26, 1864
  • Mustered Out: September 23, 1864
  • Film Number: NARA M559 roll 17

  • Name: La Frombois, Jacob
  • Residence: Scott
  • Date: May 26, 1864
  • Mustered Out: Sept. 21, 1864 Term Expired
  • Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers By Jeremiah M. Rusk, Governor and Chandler P. Chapman

Civil War Pension Index Card

  • Name: Jacob La Frambois
  • Widow: Lafrombois, Margaret
  • Company: G 41st Wisconsin Infantry
  • Date of Filing: 1888 July 8 Invalid Application No. 425.560 Certificate: 354.152 Wisconsin
  • Date of Filing: 1901 July 15 Widow Application: 923.895 Certificate: 593.392 Michigan
  • Second Invalid Date: 1907 Feb. 18 with notation age.
  • Died: July 2, 1909 place not given
  • Publication Title: Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900
  • NARA Publication Number: T289
  • Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration

Michigan State Veteran Census 1894

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Federal 1890 Veteran Census 1890

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Michigan State Death Returns

  • Name: Jacob Lafrombois
  • Gender: Male
  • Death Date: 02 Jul 1909
  • Death Place: Menominee, Menominee, Michigan
  • Address: 1513 Holmes Ave.
  • Age: 81
  • Birth Date: Oct. not known 1828
  • Birthplace: Bay Settlement, Wisconsin
  • Occupation: Tanner
  • Race: White
  • Cause: Lobar Pneumonia and old age and general dibility
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse's Name:
  • Father's Name: John Lafrombois
  • Father's Birthplace: Bay Settlement, Wisconsin
  • Mother's Name: not known
  • Mother's Birthplace: not known
  • Informant: Mrs. Joseph Clark of Marinette, Wisconsin
  • Buried In: Menominee on July 5, 1909 by: J. R. McLain of Marinette, Wis.
  • Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B51868-6
  • Source Film Number: 1017371
  • Reference Number: yr 1909 p 271

Obituary 1

Date: 1909-07-03; Paper: Bay City Times page 8 Menominee, Mich. July 3- Jacob Lafrombois, aged 81 years, one of the last surviving members of the tribe of Menominee Indians, died at his home here Friday. He celebrated his golden wedding this year.

Note: Married 50 years, married in 1859.

Obituary 2

Date: 1909-07-06; Paper: Grand Rapids Press page 5 Indian Veteran Dead (Special in The Evening Press) Menominee, July 6 - Jacob La Frombois, one of the last surviving sons of the Indian Chief, Big White Otter of the Menominee tribe, is dead here. He has long been a picturesque figure in Menominee, and one of the most influential Indians in the northwest, and had reached the venerable age of eighty one, retaining all his faculties until the last. He was on one of a few Indians to achieve distinction in the Civil War, having served with the Forty First Wisconsin Volunteers.

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