Friday, April 22, 2011
Helena Cecilia Graton (Great Grandma)
Helena Cecilia Marcella Graton was born August 13 1876 in Saint-Anicet Quebec to Francois Graton and Esther Dubreuil (subjects of an earlier post) Helena was to immigrate to Aitkin Minnesota in 1888 with her family.
On February 12 1892, at the age of 15, Helena married her
second cousin George LeBlanc at St James Church in Aitkin Minnesota. This mariage was to result in thirteen children, six sons and seven daughters.
Helena was to live and farm in Aitkin through the late 1920's when she followed her children to Duluth Minnesota to reside. In the 1940's, she once again moved, following her children to Southern California.
Helena died on December 7 1956 in Wilmington California and was buried at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach California
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