Nathan Thomas Viger

4 September 1882–12 February 1960 (Age 77)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Nathan Thomas

When Nathan Thomas Viger was born on 4 September 1882, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Edward Richard Viger, was 25 and his mother, Katie Antoinette Thurber, was 20. He married Rebecca Shotwell on 18 September 1906, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1909 and lived in Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit Ward 2, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1960, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Thomas Viger
1882–1960
Rebecca Shotwell
1880–1956
Marriage: 18 September 1906
David Nathan Viger
1912–1997
Mary Louise Viger
1917–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1906
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    David Nathan Viger

    Male1912–1997Male

    Mary Louise Viger

    Female1917–1989Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation

Age 2

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a legal official, Old French voyer (Latin vicarius).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Nathan T Viger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nathan T Viger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nathan T Viger, "United States Census, 1940"

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