“ICI REPOSENT A. L. VAN HOUTTE
SON EPOUSE M.-L. DEHERRIPON
NES A TOURGOING FRANCE”
Yes, *THAT* A.L. Van Houtte.
The one that caught my eye was one that read
“Sacred to the Memory of
who died by the Fatal Explosion at Longueuil
10th of June 1856
Aged 40 years
Native of the Parish of <illegible> Kings County, Ireland”
Who was Patrick Madden? How did he die? What were the circumstances surrounding the fatal explosion? A little research thanks to Google gave me some answers to my questions.
From his headstone we know Patrick Madden was born in Kings County, Ireland. Being 40 years old at the time of his demise, he was born…
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