Marie Louise d'Aquin

Brief Life History of Marie Louise

When Marie Louise d'Aquin was born on 13 August 1920, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, Adolphe Joseph d'Aquin Sr, was 32 and her mother, Lucie Marie Le Breton, was 32. She married Willard Britton Deleson on 17 July 1943, in Algiers, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She died on 13 March 2010, in Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Westlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States.

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Willard Britton Deleson
Marie Louise d'Aquin
Marriage: 17 July 1943

Sources (11)

  • Marie Louise D'Aquin in household of Adolphe D'Aquin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marie Louise d'Aquin - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Marie Louise d'Aquin
  • Marie Louise D'Aquin, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Jean-Jacques, Pascale.


patronymic, with fused preposition d(e) ‘of’, from the personal name Aquin, from an ancient Germanic name composed of the elements agi ‘point, edge (of a sword)’ and win ‘friend’.

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

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