Lore Louise Bissaillon Sheldon (1874-1961)
Parents
Father Joseph-Marie Bisaillon Marr (1849-1932)
Mother Marie Lucile Elizabeth Trottier (1852-1923)
Vital Information
Born August 4, 1874 in Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Married George Lincoln Sheldon (1864-1952) - c1894 in Oakland, Alameda, California (estimated)
Died May 4, 1961 in Oakland, Alameda, California
Children
1 Grayce Madenline Sheldon (1894-1980) m. Richard William Stallard
2 Hazel E. Sheldon (1895-1988) m. Frederich Randall and Phillip W. Ward
3 Wallace George Sheldon Sr (1899-1984) m(1) Elsie May Ross, m(2) Clarenda Hester
4 Florence Audrey Sheldon (1901-1999) m. Ferdinand William Gleason
5 George Winfield Sheldon (1911-1990) m. Ferne Mae McDonald
6 Lorlouise Sheldon (born 1914) m(1) James Symington, m(2) Earl Hassler, m(3) Raymond Gann

Narrative

Lore Louise Bissaillon was born in Montréal, Québec, Canada on August 4, 1874 to Joseph-Marie Bissaillon and Marie Lucille Elisabeth Trottier. Her parents moved from Montréal to Sacramento, California where her father found work as a carpenter while they lived on P Street in the center of town. Later they would move to the San Francisco and change their surname to Marr, after Joseph's mother's maiden name, and most of their French named were Americanized. Lore became Laura or Lorlouise. While in Oakland she met and married George Lincoln Sheldon, a New Yorker transplanted to San Francisco by his parents around the time she was born. She died in El Cajon, San Diego, California and her ashes was interred next to her husband at the Chapel of the Chimes Columbariam and Mausoleum in Oakland, California.

Children of Lore Louise Bissaillon and George Lincoln Sheldon:

  1. Grayce Madenline Sheldon (1894-1980) m. Richard William Stallard
  2. Hazel E. Sheldon (1895-1988) m. Frederich Randall and Phillip W. Ward
  3. Wallace George Sheldon Sr (1899-1984) m. Elsie May Ross, Clarenda Hester
  4. Florence Audrey Sheldon (1901-1999) m. Ferdinand William Gleason
  5. George Winfield Sheldon (1911-1990) m. Ferne Mae McDonald
  6. Lorlouise Sheldon (born 1914) m. James Symington, Earl Hassler & Raymond Gann

Documentation

Census Records

  1. 1880 Census: San Francisco, California
  2. 1900 Census: Oakland, California
  3. 1910 Census: Oakland, California
  4. 1920 Census: Oakland, California