Mrs. Mary Jubinville

by Laurel | June 29th, 2010

June 29, 1933

Mrs. Mary Jubinville of 30 High street was 90 years old yesterday. Coming to Holyoke at the age of 12, she has seen the city grow from a hamlet with a few hundred souls to a city of 58,000. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Lague, came here from Canada in a “covered wagon.” The wagon conveyed some 24 people who came to Holyoke to work in the Lyman mills. The Lague family was the second French family to settle in Holyoke. The journey took 10 days from St. Cesaire to Holyoke.

From The Springfield Republican.

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