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
Marie Adelaide Letourneau
Marriage: 6 November 1876
Mary Adelaide Garnier
Joseph Armand Gagne
Elmer Garnier
Lula M Garnier
Edith Josephine Garnier
Joseph Emil Philipus Garnier
Rose Florena Garnier
Alphonse Joseph Garnier
Felious Garnier
Leta Marie Garnier

Spouse and Children

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


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Parents and Siblings



    Francois- Xavier Létourneau


    Mathilde Létourneau




    Clara Létourneau


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World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 4

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

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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