Mary Violet LaFlair

Female 1871 - 1943  (72 years)


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  • Name Mary Violet LaFlair  [1
    Born 1 Feb 1871  Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Dec 1943  Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I5173  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 

    Father Louis Napoleon Beique dit Lafleur,   b. 19 Apr 1823, Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1897, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Polly,   b. 12 Jan 1845, Russian Corners, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1922, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1870 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Boyer,   b. 26 Jul 1865, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1945, Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1888  Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Violet Boyer,   b. Feb 1892, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Samuel Boyer,   b. 1896, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1935, Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
     3. Martha Mae Boyer,   b. 1 Oct 1900, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1956, Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     4. Daniel Roy Boyer,   b. 3 Mar 1904, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1904, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     5. Margaret Ruth Boyer,   b. 9 Jul 1905, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1954, Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
     6. William Stanley Boyer,   b. 19 Mar 1908, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1908, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     7. Boyer,   d. 31 Jul 1889, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - 1905 N.Y. State census states Mary Violet LaFlair arrived in the U.S. in 1885.

      - Dorothy Walling Cayen's Bible states: Mary LaFlair Boyer. Born Feb 1, 1870. Died Dec. 2, 1943. Sister of Catherine Walling.

      - Obituary for Mrs. Samuel Boyer, 1944, states she was a former resident of Ogdensbug and sister of Mrs. Katie Walling who passed away two years previous.

      - Newspaper clipping from Dorothy Cayen: Sunday, 5 Dec. 1943. Gives death of Mary LaFlair Boyer, 2 Dec 1943, survived by her husband, Samuel Boyer, three daughters, Mrs. Mary Hurry, Mrs. Martha Warren, and Mrs. Arthur Knight; a sister, Miss Emma LaFlair, ten grandchildren and six great-granchildren. Funeral is from the home of Mrs. Knight in Syracuse and interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.

      - From Steven Barcomb (descended from Mary Violet Laflair) : Birth of Mary Anne LaFlair is 1 Feb 1871 in Ogdensburg, N.Y. Marriage date is 1 April 1888 to Samuel Boyer. Death date is 2 Dec 1943 in Syracuse, N.Y. Burial date is 6 December 1943 in St. Mary's Cemetery in Dewitt, N.Y. Steven Barcomb referenced her marriage certificate from Notre Dame Church in Ogdensburg, her death certificate, and her obituary notice in the Syracuse Post Standard Dec. 2, 1943. She moved to Syracuse after her marriage to Sam Boyer and remained there for the rest of her life. There are still descendents of hers in Syracuse.

      - Mary may have been born on Feb. 1, 1871. This date was provided by her death certificate, signed by Arthur Lee Knight, her son-in-law. This date also fits with a record from the IGI listing the birth of Mary Ann LaFlair, daughter of Louis Napoleon LaFlair and Mary Polley.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Como-recore.FTW.