Ancestor Spotlight: Edward John Lanctot (1921-2011)

I don’t have many memories of my grandfather, as we moved across the country when I was only 5 years old, so I mostly remember my grandfather as an adult, and – I’ll regret it for the rest of my life – I didn’t see him as often as I should have. In the few … Continue reading “Ancestor Spotlight: Edward John Lanctot (1921-2011)”

Military Monday – Edward John Lanctot

Edward John Lanctot 1921-2011 That’s my Grampa.  Wasn’t he handsome?  As I have previously mentioned in these posts, he served in the Army National Guard for South Dakota, 147th Field Artillery Battalion, Company E, during World War II. In 1940, Ed enlisted in the 147th Field Artillery Battalion, South Dakota National Guard to become a … Continue reading “Military Monday – Edward John Lanctot”

Sunday’s Obituary – Mary Alice Schneider Lanctot Chambers

Service To Be Thursday MRS. E.A. (Alice) Chambers, 77, of 20 7th Ave S.W., died Friday morning at St. Luke’s Hospital.  Services are to be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Church in Yankton. Aberdeen American News, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 29 September 1969, p. 3, col. 6 Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. … Continue reading “Sunday’s Obituary – Mary Alice Schneider Lanctot Chambers”

Louis Lanctot’s Date of Birth – A Research Log

This is me, playing catch-up with my research logs, in an attempt to narrow the search for my great grandfather’s birth date without the benefit of a birth certificate.  If anyone sees anything I missed or any flaws in my analysis, please let me know. Subject Name:  Louis Phelisa Lanctot, b. ??  d. Oct 1922 … Continue reading “Louis Lanctot’s Date of Birth – A Research Log”