Pierre Turgeon

10 July 1819–1 March 1900 (Age 80)
Lavaltrie, Berthier, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Pierre

When Pierre Turgeon was born on 10 July 1819, in Lavaltrie, Berthier, Quebec, Canada, his father, Joseph Marie Turgeon, was 40 and his mother, Marie Giguere, was 29. He married Edvege Baudreau on 16 September 1850, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1870. He died on 1 March 1900, in Maple Grove, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Osseo, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pierre Turgeon
1819–1900
Edvege Baudreau
1835–1913
Marriage: 16 September 1850
Mathilde Turgeon
1851–1927
Marie Angelique Turgeon
1853–1944
Joseph A. Turgeon
1856–1940
Oliver L. Turgeon
1860–1938
Laura Louise Turgeon
1861–1944
Seraphine Turgeon
1863–1936
Daniel Norman Turgeon
1865–1940
Theodore Herman Turgeon
1866–1899
Albert Cyrille Turgeon
1868–1912
John Alphonse Turgeon
1869–1894
George Edmund Turgeon
1871–1919
Lorinda Turgeon
1876–1876
Agnes Mary Turgeon
1877–1967

Spouse and Children

    Male1819–1900Male

    Edvege Baudreau

    Female1835–1913Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1850
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
children

(13)

    Mathilde Turgeon

    Female1851–1927Female

    Female1853–1944Female

    Joseph A. Turgeon

    Male1856–1940Male

    Oliver L. Turgeon

    Male1860–1938Male

    Female1861–1944Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Marie Turgeon

    Male1779–1832Male

    Marie Giguere

    Female1790–1848Female

siblings

(13)

    Joseph-Élie Turgeon

    Male1810–1851Male

    Olivier Turgeon

    Male1814–1914Male

    Pierre Turgeon

    Male1815–1816Male

    Louis Turgeon

    Male1817–1917Male

    Luce Turgeon

    Female1818–1887Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Breton: nickname meaning ‘sturgeon’, borrowed from French esturgeon.

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Turgeon, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • Peter Turgeon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Peter Turgeon in entry for Joseph Turgeon, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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