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Collection TitleCL 90 Jarius Lamouree CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByAlyssa Hicky
Date Completed:March 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were purchased by the Booth Library from Anita Cook Enterprises in 2002.
Terms:Big Flats (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Genealogy -- Lamouree family; United States-History-Civil War, 1861-1865
Historical:Jarius Lamouree- Jarius Lamouree was born on March 4, 1821 in Otsego, NY. On November 23, 1851 he married Christeen Crans (born April 29, 1832) of Big Flats, NY. The couple settled down on their own farm in West Elmira.  During the Civil War, Jarius Lamouree served as a private in the 23rd Regiment of the New York Volunteers. He enlisted on December 24, 1861 and was discharged on May 22, 1863. Jarius and Christeen had eight children; James (1852-1873); Mary (1855-1943); Abbey (1858-1890); Daniel (1860-1884); Ann (1864-?); Qunice (1866-1873); Jarius (1874-1945) and Libbe (1875-1897).  Jarius died on September 7, 1904 and Christeen died on February 19, 1911.
Scope:This collection contains materials relating to the Lamouree Family dating from 1851 to 1911 including receipts, correspondence, certificates, pension documents and the family Bible. 
Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1851-1911
AbstractThe Jarius Lamouree Collection contains materials related to the Larmouree family of West Elmira.

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Pocket-sized Bible belonging to O. Wilcox of Harmony, Wisconsin.Book0100
Marriage certificate between Jarius Lamouree and Christeen Crans. November 23, 1851. Certificate010101
Letter from Jarius Lamouree to Christeen. November 5, 1862 from Ebenezer Hospital.Letter010201
Discharge out of the military, Jarius Lamouree. May 22, 1863.Certificate010202
Letter testifying to Jarius Lamouree's pension. Written by Fred Burritt.Letter010301
Letter testifying to Jarius Lamouree's pension. Written by Mr. Beckwith.Letter010302
Letter testifying to Jarius Lamouree's pension. Written by Mr. A. Wyckoff.Letter010303
Bill from S.B. Hubbell, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture, Coffins, Caskets, and Robes of all kinds. Total cost of $23. J. Lamouree, 1881. Bill010401
Recipt for $119 worth of goods purchased by J. Lamuree at the estate of Wm. Crans, April 11, 1882.Receipt 010402
Letter concerning a sale of prescription medication. Written to Jarius Lamouree. February 2, 1887. Letter010501
Invitation for the 16th Annual Reunion of the 23rd Regiment N.Y. It will be held on Saturday, September 17, 1898. From John O'Connor to Jarius Lamouree.Postcard010601
Invitation to the 22nd Annual Reunion for the 23rd Regimental Association. It will be held on Wednesday September 4, 1904. From D.C. Sherwood to Jarius Lamouree.Letter010602
Bill for $25 for the funeral of Samuel B. Hubbell. To Jarius Lamouree. Payment due to Hubbell Furniture Store.Bill010701
Bill from the Cementery Commissioners, Dr. For Miss Mary Lamouree concerning the opening of a grave for her father.Bill010702
A certificate stating that Widow Christeen Lamouree may now receive the late Jarius' pension. Received on March 22, 1905.Certificate010703
Bill to Mary A. Lamouree from S.B. Hubbell and Son, Dr., Furniture, Upholstering and Undertaking. A total of $79.00.Bill010801
Bill to Mary A. Lamouree for mother Mrs. Christeen Lamouree (Deceased). September 16, 1911. From S.B. Hubbell and Son, Dr., Furniture, Upholstering, and Undertaking. A total of $82.20.Bill010802
Letter concerning Miss Mary A. Lamouree and her account with Samuel B. Hubell and Son. January 18, 1912. Letter010803
Bill to Miss Mary A. Lamouree from S. B. Hubbell and Son Dr., Furniture, Upholstering, and Undertaking; June 10, 1912. A balance of $20.00. Bill010804
Certificate of death for Christeen Lamouree. Date of death: February 19, 1911.Certificate010805
Application for Reimbursement. Dealing with Mary A. Lamouree and signed by the attending physician, Robert B. Jenks.Application010901
Application for Reimbursement. Mary A. Lamouree is applying for the pension that her mother, Christeen Lamouree, used to receive after her father, Jarius Lamouree, died. Signed by Robert B. Jenks, the attending physician. Application010902
Envelope from the Department of the Interior concerning Christeen Lamouree's pension.Envelope010904
A Widow Form dealing with the pension Christeen Lamouree received after her husband's death. April 4, 1911.Form010905
To Jarius Lamouree from Department of the Interior. July 7, 1904.Envelope011001
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