Posted By:Annie Carlile
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Subject:Re: Vetal family name
Post Date:December 28, 2012 at 09:01:03
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Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here is a possible death record for Frank:

New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records Index, 1654-1949 about Frank J or James Francis Vetal
Name:        Frank J or James Francis Vetal
Gender:        Male
Birth Date:        abt 1860
Death Date:        31 Oct 1945
Death Place:        Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire
Death Age:        85
Father Name:        Frank Vetal
Mother Name:        Mary Donaldson
Spouse Name:        Catherine Lovett
Spouse Gender:        Female
Event Type:        Death
FHL Film Number:        2297210

This would probably be him in 1930:

1930 United States Federal Census about Frank J Vetal
Name:        Frank J Vetal
Gender:        Male
Birth Year:        abt 1863
Birthplace:        Vermont
Race:        White
Home in 1930:        Andover, Merrimack, New Hampshire
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Marital Status:        Widowed
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Father's Birthplace:        Canada
Mother's Birthplace:        New Jersey
Household Members: Name Age
Frank J Vetal        67 b. 1863 VT, fath b. Canada, moth b. NJ

And in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census about Frank Vetal
Name:        Frank Vetal
[Frank Vetar]
Age:        38
Birth Date:        Apr 1862
Birthplace:        Vermont
Home in 1900:        Concord Ward 7, Merrimack, New Hampshire
[Merrimack]
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Catherine Vetal
Marriage Year:        1881
Years Married:        19
Father's Birthplace:        France, Canada
Mother's Birthplace:        New Jersey
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Frank Vetal         38 b. Apr 1862 VT, fath b. Canada-Fr, moth b. NJ; Teamster Job
Catherine Vetal 36 -wife- b. Jan 1864 Mass, par b. Ireland; married 19 years; 4 children/3 surviving
William H Vetal 17 -son- b. Oct 1882 VT
Catherine E Vetal 14 -dau- b. Aug 1887 VT
Mary L Vetal         12 -dau- b. May 1888 VT

Their daughter, Catherine E, died in 1910:

Frank Vetal in entry for Eva C Vetal, "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"

name:        Eva C Vetal
titles & terms: Telephone Operator, age 23       
event:        Death
event date:        24 Jul 1910
event place:        Cambridge,,Massachusetts
residence:        
street address:        
gender:        Female
age:        
marital status:        Single
occupation:        
birth date:        
birthplace:        Manchester, Vermont
estimated birth year:        
burial date:        
burial place:        
cemetery:        
father:        Frank Vetal, b. Manchester, VT
father's titles & terms:        
father's birthplace:        
mother:        Catherine Lovett, b. Amesbury
mother's titles & terms:        
mother's birthplace:        
additional relatives:        
spouse:        
volume/page/certificate number:        287
film number:        2314140
frame number:        
digital folder number:        4283173
image number:        01310
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N4SL-FZD
       
Frank may have also had a sister named Minnie:

Frank Vetal in entry for James C. Gray and Minnie L. Vetal, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

name:        James C. Gray
event:        Marriage
event date:        29 Oct 1890
event place:        , , Vermont, United States
gender:        Male
age:        
estimated birth year:        
father:        
mother:        
spouse: Minnie L. Vetal, age 23, b. 1867 Manchester, VT
spouse's father:        Frank Vetal
spouse's mother:        Mary
film number:        540156
digital folder number:        004358912
image number:        00256
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XFWQ-9B8

However, her mother's last name was Green, according to her death record:

Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008 about Minnie L. Gray
Name:        Minnie L. Gray
[Minnie L. Vetal]
Gender:        Female
Birth Date:        16 Mar 1867
Birth Location: Manchester, VT
Death Date:        1 Dec 1952
Death Location: Manchester, Bennington
Cause of Death: Arteriosclerosis
Residence:        Manchester, Vermont
Mother's Maiden Name:        Green
Mother's Name:        Mary Green, b. New Jersey
Father's Name:        Frank Vetal, b. Canada
Vital Event Type: Certificate of Death

There was also a David Vetal, although once again the mother has a different last name:

Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008 about David D. Vetal
Name:        David D. Vetal
Gender:        Male, age 74
Birth Date:        16 Mar 1868
Birth Location: Manchester, Vermont
Death Date:        10 Aug 1943
Death Location: Manchester, Bennington
Cause of Death: Chronic Myocarditis
Residence:        Manchester, Vermont
Mother's Name:        Mary Danielson, b. NJ
Father's Name:        Frank Vetal, b. Canada
Vital Event Type: Certificate of Death

This might be a death record for their father, Frank, Sr:


Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008 about Frank Vetal
Name:        Frank Vetal
Gender: Male
Birth Date:        29 Apr 1835
Birth Location: Montreal, Canada
Death Date:        22 May 1921
Death Location: Manchester, Bennington
Cause of Death: Age 86
Residence:        Manchester
Mother's Name:        Julia Johnson, b. Canada
Father's Name:        Edward or Edmond Vetal, b. Canada
Vital Event Type: Certificate of Death

It's possible the last name is spelled Vidal or Vidal dit Pignant, however I still could not find a birth record for him under any spelling you suggested, or under Pignant. Wish I could be of more help. Good luck in your search! Annie