Gladys Bernadine Garceau

23 September 1894–
Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Life of Gladys Bernadine

When Gladys Bernadine Garceau was born on 23 September 1894, her father, Corrie Abraham Garceau, was 31 and her mother, Ellen M Hatcher, was 30. She married Omer Guilaume Lefebvre on 24 July 1915, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years.

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Omer Guilaume Lefebvre
Gladys Bernadine Garceau
Marriage: 24 July 1915
Blanche R Lefebvre
Rita Lefebvre
Evelyn M Lefebure
Dorothy Lillian Lefebvre

Spouse and Children

24 July 1915
Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    Blanche R Lefebvre


    Rita Lefebvre


    Evelyn M Lefebure


    Dorothy Lillian Lefebvre


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 33

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

French: nickname from a derivative of gars ‘boy’. The surname is particularly associated with Acadia, and hence also with the Cajuns of LA.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gladys B Letefehre in household of Omer G Letefehre, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Lefebre in household of Omar Lefebre, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys Lefebure in household of Omar Lefebure, "United States Census, 1940"

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