Leona Emma Gauthier

17 September 1920–12 February 1973 (Age 52)
Tupper Lake, Altamont, Franklin, New York, United States

The Life of Leona Emma

When Leona Emma Gauthier was born on 17 September 1920, in Tupper Lake, Altamont, Franklin, New York, United States, her father, Cyprien Samuel GAUTHIER, was 27 and her mother, Marie Hemond, was 25. She married Joseph Wilfrid Adrien Prénoveau on 18 September 1939, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 12 February 1973, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wilfrid Adrien Prénoveau
Leona Emma Gauthier
Marriage: 18 September 1939
Mary Prenoveau
John Adrian Prenoveau
David Joseph Prenoveau
Marianne Louise Prenoveau

Spouse and Children

18 September 1939
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 6

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 15

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + hari, heri ‘army’ ( see Walter ). This name is also found in Switzerland and may have been brought to the U.S. from there.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leona Gauthier in household of Samuel Gauthier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona in entry for John Adrian Prenoveau and Carole Ann Playotis, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"
  • Leona in entry for John Adrian Prenoveau and Carole Ann Playotis, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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