Louise Helene Harrington

Female1839–10 October 1901

Brief Life History of Louise Helene

When Louise Helene Harrington was born in 1839, in Ireland, her father, Hughes Harrington, was 25 and her mother, Alexis Verret, was 20. She married Joseph Lamontagne on 4 February 1856, in Bécancour, Nicolet, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 October 1901, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lamontagne
Louise Helene Harrington
Marriage: 4 February 1856
Rosanna Lamontagne
Henri LaMontagne
Eugenie Lamontagne
Josephine Lamontagne
Georgianna Régina Lamontagne
Come Seraphin Lamontagne
Joseph Homer Leopold Lamontagne
Eloi Lamontagne
Marie Lamontagne

Sources (12)

  • Louise Harrington in entry for Louis Eloi Lamontagne, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Helene Harrington in entry for Philippe Maillet and Regina Lamontagne, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1856Bécancour, Nicolet, Quebec, Canada
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the three places called Harrington (Cumberland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire). The Cumberland placename derives from the Old English personal name Hæfer + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hearra + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The Northamptonshire derives from an Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Compare Herendeen .

    Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty, powerful’.

    Irish: in Kerry, this name was adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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