Nathan Thomas Viger

Brief Life History 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, Hawaii, 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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Nathan Thomas Viger
Rebecca Shotwell
Marriage: 18 September 1906
David Nathan Viger
Mary Louise Viger

Sources (17)

  • Nathan T Viger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nathan E Viger, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Nathan T Viger, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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Historical Parent Boundaries: 1898 – 1900 Haiwaii Annexation. 1900 - 1907 Oahu County. Hawaii Territory 1907 – Present: Hololulu County. County and City consolidated.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

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

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Andre, Laurent, Laurette, Lucienne, Marcell, Normand, Pierre, Simonne.

French: status name and occupational name from Old French viguier ‘seigniorial or royal officer responsible for administering justice and collecting state rights’ (from Latin vicarius ‘substitute’).

History: Antoine Viger from Saint-Malo in Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany (France), married Catherine Audet in Saint-Jean, Île d'Orléans, QC, in 1751. Désiré Viger from Rouen in Seine-Maritime, France, married Catherine Moitié in Montreal, QC, in 1667.

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

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