Marie Antionette Belanger

18 July 1922–30 April 2002 (Age 79)
Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Marie Antionette

When Marie Antionette Belanger was born on 18 July 1922, in Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, United States, her father, Desire Joseph Belanger, was 26 and her mother, Marie Jeanne Hebert, was 26. She married Wilbur Hugh Gray JR on 1 February 1941, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in East Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1930. She died on 30 April 2002, in Montclair, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Hugh Gray JR
Marie Antionette Belanger
Marriage: 1 February 1941
James Robert Gray
Patricia Gray
Carolyn Gray

Spouse and Children

1 February 1941
Maine, United States



    Patricia Gray


    Carolyn Gray


Parents and Siblings



    Baby Belanger


    Beatrice A Belanger



    Thomas Oliver Belanger


    Francis J Belanger


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 6

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Béringer ( see Beringer ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Belanger in household of Desire J Belanger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie A Belanger, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marie Antionette Belanger - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Marie Antionette Belanger

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