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    Toussaint (August) CHARTIER

    Male 1848 - 1886  (38 years)


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    • Name Toussaint (August) CHARTIER 
      • When the 1870 census was taken, August and Laury Shorkie were living in Marquette (Marquette), Michigan. August worked on the railroad. Also in the household was his brother, Joseph Shorkie who worked in a railroad shop. When the 1880 census was taken, August and Laura and Anna Shorka were living in Ishpeming, Michigan. August was a miner. Living in the next household in the home of Joseph and Emma Mayotte was Ohmia Shorkey who was single and a teamster.

        Source: The Mining Journal
        Marquette, Mi.
        December 11, 1886

        Killed at St. Ignace

        Monday morning Toussaint Sharkey was run over by the cars at St. Ignace and killed. "August", as he was called by railroad men, was a brakeman on the freight train, and when he made his run down from Marquette Saturday his wife accompanied him and spent Sunday at the Point. She was returning on the train which killed her husband. It is not know whether his foot slipped or whether he had a fit and thus fuell under the wheels, as he was subject to fits. He was killed instantly.

        Sharkey was about 40 years of age and resided on Rock street in this city;..
      Born 01 Nov 1848  St.Lin, QC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Male 
      Died 10 Dec 1886  St.Ignace, Mackinac Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I19979  Chartier Family
      Last Modified 7 Jul 2016 

      Father Joseph CHARTIER,   b. 14 Dec 1827, Repentigny, QC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1902, St.Lin, QC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
      Relationship Birth 
      Mother Marie-Lucie-Julie MAROIS 
      Relationship Birth 
      Married 11 Aug 1846  St.Lin, QC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Family ID F10375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Laura ? 
      Children 
       1. Anna CHARTIER-SHORKEY,   b. c.1874, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
      Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 
      Family ID F10380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Nov 1848 - St.Lin, QC, Canada Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1886 - St.Ignace, Mackinac Co., MI Link to Google Earth
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