Marie Adelaide Letourneau

29 January 1857–14 December 1913 (Age 56)
Saint-Fabien, Rimouski-Neigette, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Marie Adelaide

When Marie Adelaide Letourneau was born on 29 January 1857, in Saint-Fabien, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada, her father, François Xavier Létourneau, was 24 and her mother, Apolline Rioux, was 21. She married Joseph Augustin Garnier on 6 November 1876, in Saint-Fabien, Rimouski-Neigette, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Custer, Colorado, United States in 1900. She died on 14 December 1913, in Querida, Custer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Rosita, Custer, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Augustin Garnier
1857–1909
Marie Adelaide Letourneau
1857–1913
Marriage: 6 November 1876
Mary Adelaide Garnier
1877–1939
Joseph Armand Gagne
1879–1885
Elmer Garnier
1880–1880
Lula M Garnier
1881–1955
Edith Josephine Garnier
1882–1948
Joseph Emil Philipus Garnier
1884–1902
Rose Florena Garnier
1888–1932
Alphonse Joseph Garnier
1889–1934
Felious Garnier
1891–1943
Leta Marie Garnier
1897–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1876
Saint-Fabien, Rimouski-Neigette, Quebec, Canada
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Francois- Xavier Létourneau

    Male1853–Male

    Mathilde Létourneau

    Female1855–1895Female

    Female1857–1913Female

    Female1859–1920Female

    Clara Létourneau

    Female1862–1918Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 4

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 15

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

French (Létourneau): from Old French estournel ‘starling’ (Late Latin sturnellus, a diminutive of classical Latin sturnus), with the definite article l', hence a nickname for a chattering, gregarious person or a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher.

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

Story Highlight

Move to Westcliffe

Wet Mountain Tribune (Westcliffe, Custer County) Saturday, June 22, 1907 On Thursday Augustine Garnier family moved from Querida to Westcliffe and have domiciled in one of the Comstock cottages of C …

Sources (3)

  • Ida M Garnier in household of Augustine Garnier, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adelaide Tonneau in entry for Lula Garnier Kaiser, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Adeliade Etournoun in entry for Edith Josephine Payne, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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