Marguerite Lavallee

1868–27 September 1951 (Age 83)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Marguerite

When Marguerite Lavallee was born in 1868, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, John Lavallee, was 19 and her mother, Margaret Guthens, was 19. She married James Joseph Bitterwolf on 4 November 1918, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She died on 27 September 1951, at the age of 83, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Joseph Bitterwolf
Marguerite Lavallee
Marriage: 4 November 1918

Spouse and Children

    James Joseph Bitterwolf



4 November 1918
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Lavallee


    Margaret Guthens




    August Lavallee



    John Lavalleé


World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 0

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 French and Canadian (Lavallée): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Old French val (Latin vallis), with the definite article la; or a habitational name from any of numerous places called Lavallée.2 French Canadian: secondary surname, used to distinguish a branch of a family (for example the Paquettes) living in a valley, as opposed to others, for example those living by a river (Paquette dit LaRivière).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marguerite Lovalle in entry for James Bitterwolf, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1900-1964"
  • Margaret Lavallee, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Margaret Lavalbe, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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