Peter Leon Labbe

19 August 1832–27 December 1907 (Age 75)
Quebec, Canada

The Life of Peter Leon

Peter Leon Labbe was born on 19 August 1832, in Quebec, Canada. He married Denise Frinier about 1854, in Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. In 1880, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as coal dealer in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 27 December 1907, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Peter Leon Labbe
Denise Frinier
Marriage: about 1854
Pierre Leon Labbe
Joseph Labbe
Isabella Labbe
Clotilde Itha Labbe
Alexander Charles Labbe
Eugene or Eugenia Adel Labbe
Charles Labbe

Spouse and Children

about 1854
Quebec, Canada


    Pierre Leon Labbe


    Joseph Labbe


    Isabella Labbe


    Clotilde Itha Labbe


    Alexander Charles Labbe


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World Events (8)

1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 1

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1855 · Lager Beer Riot

Age 23

The Lager Beer Riot came at a time in Chicago's history where large waves of Irish and German immigrants moved to the city. The Riot was started because the Mayor of the city renewed enforcement of an old liquor ordinance mandating that taverns be closed on Sundays and to raise the cost of a license to sell liquor from $50 to $300 each year. This didn't sit well with the German immigrants because they felt like it was directed towards them and their heritage. There was only one death throughout the time of the riot, though protesters claimed that it was more.

Name Meaning

French (Labbé): from Old French l'abe(t), ‘the priest’; an occupational name for someone employed in the household of a priest, or in some cases perhaps for the priest himself.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Labbe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Peter Labbe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Labbe, "United States Census, 1880"

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