Joseph R. Petit De Mange

Brief Life History of Joseph R.

When Joseph R. Petit De Mange was born on 8 June 1873, in Brandywine Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, John Sebastian Petitdemange, was 45 and his mother, Harriet J Hanby, was 40. He married Mary W Bird on 16 April 1895, in Delaware, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Brandywine, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1880 and Concord Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Joseph R. Petit De Mange
Mary W Bird
Marriage: 16 April 1895
Irene H. Petit de Mange
Mabel B. Petit De Mange

Sources (4)

  • Joseph R Petitdemange, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph R. Petitdemange, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Joseph R Petitdemange in household of John S Petitdemange, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

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Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.


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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French/Haitian Alain, Michel, Normand, Mireille, Philippe, Pierre, Achille, Armand, Jean Claude, Jean Jacques, Ketly, Adrien.

French, Walloon, Catalan, English, Jewish (from southern France), West Indian (mainly Haiti), and Mauritian: from (Old) French, Catalan, and Middle English petit ‘small’, hence a nickname for a small man (or an ironic nickname for a big man), or a distinguishing name for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. Compare Little , Petee , and Petite .

History: Charles Petit from Anneville-Ambourville in Seine-Maritime, France, married Jeanne Rossignol (Martin and Renée Desjardins) in Quebec City, QC, in 1670. Nicolas Petit dit Lapré/Laprée from Le Gué-d'Alleré in Charente-Maritime, France, married Marie Pouponnel in Trois-Rivières, QC, in 1656. Pierre Petit dit Gobin from Lyon in Rhône married Marguerite Véron in Trois-Rivières, QC, in 1692. Pierre Petit dit Saint-Pierre from Évreux in Eure, France, married Judith Miville in Quebec City, QC, in 1758; see also St. Pierre . — This surname is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of America and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

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