He married Ella May Dunham 31 Dec 1889. (Ella May Dunham is #20.) Ella was born in New York, Ny 17 Jan 1867. Ella was the daughter of William Maben Dunham and Margaret Jane Davison. Ella died 23 Jun 1910 in Ny, at 43 years of age. Her body was interred in Ardsley, Westchester, Ny.
He was christened in Prescott, Grenville, Ontario, Can, 6 May 1866. Funeral 29 Aug 1912, per funeral bill from Ruth Mackay Hamilton. Buried Ferncliff Cemetery, Westchester Co. NY. BIRTH: b. 30 Apr 1866 per Mary Alice Mackay Jul 1996. CHRISTENING: St. Mark's Church, Prescott, Grenville, Ontario, CAN, per FHL film#1298999 (parish records). No middle name given in baptismal record. from 1871 Ontario census, South Grenville, Prescott Town, p.21, FHL#349,187: age 5, b.Ontario, Roman Catholic, French origin. from 1881 Ontario census, South Grenville, Prescott Town, p.16, FHL#1,375,866: age 15, b.Ontario, Roman Catholic, French origin FHL film#1,000,864 "New York City Directories 1893-1894", "Trow's New York City Directory: vol. CVI for the year ending July 1, 1893", New York: Trow Directory, Printing, and Bookbinding Co., 1893. 393,224 names. Fortier, Jos. painter, h 787 Amsterdam Av. (h=house) !DEATH: 26 Aug 1912 per 1918 J J Phillips Bible transcribed by Diana Ferretti McElroy Jan 1997. QUESTION: neither pair of grandparents shows up in Quebec marriage indexes. See Kathleen Mennie-deVarennes, "Annotated Bibliography of Genelogical Works in Canada" (6 vol.) 1986: pub. by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in association with the National Library of Canada and the Candaian Gov't Publ. Centre, Supply and Services Canada, p.147, which under "Dufont", says "see Legris". Both Fraser and Legris surnames suggest Prescott County (not town), among other places. See Hamelin, Julien, s.c., comp., "Repetoire des mariages du Comte de Prescott (Ont.)", Centre de Genealogie S.C., janv-juin 1978. 3 vol.
Joseph Allen Fortier and Ella May Dunham had the following children:
+ 15 ii. Blanche May Fortier was born 13 Mar 1893.