Prosper Laflamme

11 March 1826–11 November 1900 (Age 74)
Lauzon, Lévis, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Prosper

When Prosper Laflamme was born on 11 March 1826, in Lauzon, Lévis, Quebec, Canada, his father, Louis Quimeneur, was 38 and his mother, Marie Josephe Morin, was 37. He married Rosalie Carrier on 2 February 1847, in Saint-Isidore, Dorchester, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nelson, Mégantic, Quebec, Canada in 1861. He died on 11 November 1900, in Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lyster, Mégantic, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Prosper Laflamme
1826–1900
Rosalie Carrier
1830–1897
Marriage: 2 February 1847
Marie Rosalie Laflamme
1847–
Edouard Laflamme
1862–1939
Antoine Laflamme
Marie Séraphine Laflamme
1849–
LEONORE LAFLAMME
1855–
Louis LaFlamme
1860–1922
Jacques LaFlamme
1861–1920

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1847Saint-Isidore, Dorchester, Quebec, Canada
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered
    Age 6
    The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
    1846
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Andre, Marcel, Armand, Adrien, Jacques, Raoul, Emile, Normand, Dominique, Fernand, Gaston.French: from la flamme ‘the flame’, used as a soldier's name and perhaps also as a metonymic occupational name for a torch bearer. This surname is very rare in France.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Laflam

    Sources (6)

    • Prospére Laflamme, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Prosper Laflamme in entry for Jacques Laflamme and Emilie Dionne, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
    • Prospére Laflamme, "Quebec Census, 1861"

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