|My Family Lines|
Name: Philip Charles LaBerge
Father: Walter Barber LaBerge
Mother: Patricia Anne Sammon LaBerge
LaBerge Family Line
The mark of Jean de la Berge and his son Jacques de la Berge
Artistic rendering of Robert de la Berge (meaning we
Timothée Laberge was the first Laberge to leave L'Ange-Gardien and
1759: On July 31st, the English attacked at Québec at Beauport.
1762: France cedes Louisiana (everything west of the Mississippi
1776: The United States declare independence.
1808: Joseph Marie Laberge leaves Asomption, Québec for St.
1813: On January 2nd, Joseph Marie LaBarge, the father of the famed
1815: On October 1, 1815, Captain Joseph LaBarge is born in
1822: Pierre Laberge is born. St Constant Birthplace of Armand Laberge.pdf
1825: At the age of 10 years old, the future Captain Joseph
1830: On October 27th, Charles E. Coloney is born in St. Albans, Vermont.
1833: On May 13th, Antoine Laberge, Pierre's youngest brother was born.
1838: Jean Baptiste Laberge, The Patriot, is sentenced to death
1846: On January 27th Pierre Laberge married Félicité Doumouchelle.
1855: On November 1st, Félicité Doumouchelle died.
1855-1857: Pierre Laberge is the first mayor of what was the new
1858: On May 11, Minnesota is admitted as the 32nd state.
Charles E. Coloney
Charles E. Coloney & Adelia Matthews Adelia Matthews
1858: On September 8th, Pierre Laberge married Marie Hedwige Lewis.
1859: Captain Joseph Marie LaBarge teaches Abraham Lincoln
how to navigate
1861: In March 4th, Abraham Lincoln is elected. On April
1st, the American
1864: On November 16th, Clara Minnesota Coloney is born in St.
1865: On April 9th, the American Civil War ends.
1866-1867: Michel Laberge explores the Yukon and then
returns to live the
1878: Photo below of Clara Minnesota Coloney at the age of 14 in
1882: Tintype photo taken of Pierre Laberge in about 1882..
(Below) Antoine Laberge, Pierre's youngest
brother, was born on 13 May 1833 in
Châteauguay, Québec. He was buried there
on 04 Dec 1912
(L) Joseph Alphonse Trudel and Marie-Amelie (Mélina) Laberge, Armand's older step-sister. Mélina was the third child of Pierre Laberge
and Félicité Doumouchelle. Félicité died on
01 Nov 1855 and Pierre married Marie Hedwige Lewis on 08 Sep 1858. Armand Laberge was
the first of four children from that union. It
should also be noted that Alphonse is a
1882: On 17 Jul 1882, Armand Laberge was commissioned as a Corporal
1883: On 04 Sep
1883 he was commissioned as a
Sergeant in that same
Tintype photos of Armand LaBerge.
1887: Armand LaBerge leaves St. Joseph, Missouri for Chicago.
(R-L): Marie Hedwige Lewis
Laberge (wife of Pierre Laberge),
Marie-Ann (Virgie) Laberge,
portrait of Armand Laberge,
Marie Marguerite Rosa (Rose)
Laberge and Marie Hedwige
The portrait of son Armand Pierre Samuel Laberge was taken prior
about 1887 after Armand had left
St. Joseph, Missouri to work
Picture taken of Rose Laberge in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Rose would later marry Matthew Osborne Cannfield (below)
in about 1888. In Oct 1898 their son Bertrand was born.
Late in 1899 they moved to Kansas City, Missouri.
Rose's younger sister Virgie,
who had married
married John Philip Duke
(age 77). In 1940
1890: Armand Pierre Samuel LaBerge marries Clara Minnesota
Helene Marie LaBerge (Walter C's younger sister) was born
Coloney due to the Coloney line tracing back to the Parkers
fought in the revolution in Rhode Island.
Photo taken in
Family photo taken in
1935. (L-R) Helene Marie,
Pierre Robert, Walter Barber,
Walter Coloney, Marie June
Marie June Barber's father, Eddie Barber, was a conductor on the Chicago
At the age of 7 years old, Walter Barber LaBerge had the opportunity
Walter LaBerge flew in the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. The plane is
am the 4th child of Walter Barber LaBerge and