Le Masurier, Philip Alexander Essay-LeMasurier
B: 31 Dec 1843, St. Helier, Isle of Jersey
Chr: 21 Jan 1844, St. Helier, Isle of Jersey
D: 14 Jun 1901, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
M: abt 1863, Sarah Ann Stone
b. 07 Sep 1843 d. 09 Jul 1918. Remarried 03 May 1903, William George Deacon (b. 31 Aug 1837 d. 21 Jul 1920) in the Christ Church (Episcopal) in St. Vincent. William Deacon was found on the 1880, 1885, 1900, 1910 and 1920 census for St. Vincent. Sarah's middle name of Ann was taken from the Minnesota State Census, 1885.

FN: Jean Le Masurier (Josue & Joshua)
MN: Mary Jane Clark

Philip Alexander LeMasurier was originally from St. Helier, Isle of Jersey and immigrated to the U.S. in 1880 receiving his final papers in 1896. His father, Josuha Le Masurier, sent Philip, Fred and John Josuha out of England to wherever they wanted to go. George went to New Zealand, Fred to Toronto, Canada; John Josuha went back to the Isle of Jersey and became a piano maker, and Philip and his wife Sarah, went to to Canada, Midonte, County of Simcre in Ontario. He lived there for ten years and then migrated to St. Vincent, Minnesota.

Christ Church in St. Vincent, Minnesota was started by Philip Le Masurier in 1881. Philip had a hardware store and furniture store.

Philip and family are listed on the 1880, 1885, 1895 and 1900 Minnesota census for St. Vincent, Kittson County, Minnesota

Children of Philip LeMasurier and Sarah Ann Stone:

1. Philip Ernest LeMasurier
B: 16 Apr 1864, Clapham, Surrey, England
Chr: 15 May 1864, Clapham, Surrey, England
M: 1897, Bertha Grissinger

2. Philip Alexander LeMasurier
B: 10 Aug 1866, Clapham, Surrey, England
Chr: 09 Sep 1866, Clapham, Surrey, England
D: 07 Aug 1942, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
Bur: 09 Aug 1942, St. Vincent Cem., St. Vincent, MN
M: Jennie Unknown

3. Annie S. LeMasurier
B: 1868, Clapham, Surrey, England
M: Married a man who was the minister of Christ Church in St. Vincent, MN. They moved to England and adopted a daughter. She can be found on the 1880 census for St. Vincent, MN

4. Frederick W. LeMasurier
B: Jun 1871, Medonte, Simcre, Ontario, Canada
Frederick married a woman from St. Vincent, MN. They farmed there until he moved to Cambridge, Minnesota and then to Saskatchewan, Canada - and then finally to Winnipeg, Manitoba. He married a girl named Alice in 1894. He can be found on the 1880, 1895 and 1900 census for St. Vincent, MN

5. Florence A. LeMasurier
B: Jan 1875, Medonte, Simcre, Ontario, Canada
M: Ken McKennese and they lived in Northcote, Minnesota. They then moved to Buffalo, New York as he was in the immigration service. they had two daughters who both died in Buffalo but were buried in Hallock, Minnesota. Florence can be found on the 1880 and 1900 census for St. Vincent, MN

6. George LeMasurier
B: 1877, Medonte, Simcre, Ontario, Canada
M: 1900, Ethel Smith, from Pembina, North Dakota
He worked as a newspaper man in Hallock, Minnesota and then went to Detroit Lakes, MN as owner and editor of their newspaper and later to Oglvile, MN and Detroit Lakes where he did the same. In 1924 he went to Paynesville, MN and bought the Paynesville Press. The paper is still in the family. They had a child, Clarence George b. 09 May 1903.

7. William Joseph LeMasurier
B: 05 Feb 1878, Medonte, Simcre, Ontario, Canada
D: 1959, St. Vincent, Kittson County, Minnesota
Bur: St. Vincent Cemetery, St. Vincent, MN
M: 1902, Maggie M. Easter b. 1881 d. 1959 in St. Vincent, MN. Tombstone found at St. VIncent Cemetery, St. Vincent, MN.

They had one child, Mary Blanche b. 20 Aug 1905 d. 04 Sep 1909. He and Maggie bought the old signal house in St. Vincent and moved it out to the Le Masurier's farm which he had bought from his folks. He farmed the land but was a very lazy man. His wife waited on him hand and foot. At her funeral, he asked who was going to wait on him and bring him his food now that she was dead. William and family are found on the 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920 census of St. Vincent, MN.

8. Arthur Sedney Victor LeMasurier
B: 29 Aug 1883, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
D: 17 Feb 1943, Crookston, Polk County, MN
Bur: 19 Feb 1943, Oakdale Cemetery, Crookston, MN
M: 17 Jun 1908, Anne Clara Cameron, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
Arthur was an engineer for the Great Northern Railway. He and Annie lived in Crookston, Minnesota. Arthur and family are found on the 1900 St. Vincent census and the 1910 and 1920 census for Crookston, Minnesota

9. Louise M. M. LeMasurier
B: Feb 1884, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
M: Wesley Cameron, of St. Vincent, MN. They had 10 living children. She had three sons in WWII. He farmed and had a draying business. She can be found on the 1900 St. Vincent census.

10. Charles L. LeMasurier
B: Jan 1886, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
M: Edith Alberta "Birdie" McGyver, from Northcote, MN.
He worked in a store in Humboldt, Minnesota and then as a salesman in Frand Forks, North Dakota. They had a child, Dalton Alexander b. 27 May 1909. Charles and family can be found on the 1900 and 1910 census for St. Vincent, MN

 

Source:

Sandra LeMasurier Love