Marie-Hermine Lévesque

28 December 1863–29 October 1917 (Age 53)
Trois-Pistoles, Témiscouata, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Marie-Hermine

When Marie-Hermine Lévesque was born on 28 December 1863, in Trois-Pistoles, Témiscouata, Quebec, Canada, her father, Pierre Lévesque, was 40 and her mother, Appoline Fraser, was 35. She married Louis Joseph Gagne dit Bellavance on 5 June 1883, in Saint-Fabien, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. She died on 29 October 1917, in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Saint Francois Xavier Cemetery, Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Louis Joseph Gagne dit Bellavance
Marie-Hermine Lévesque
Marriage: 5 June 1883

Spouse and Children

5 June 1883
Saint-Fabien, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Pierre Lévesque


    Appoline Fraser




    Pierre Lévesque


    Marie-Arthémise Lévesque


    Marie-Sophie Cédulie Lévesque


    Marie-Adèle Odélie Lévesque


    Marie-Clara Lévesque


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French eveske ‘bishop’, Latin episcopus ( see Bishop ), with the definite article l(e), hence an occupational name for a member of a bishop's household, or a nickname for a solemn person. This is the most frequent of several alternative spellings in French Canada.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hermine Bellavance dans le ménage de Joseph Bellavance, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hermine Bellavance, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Hermine Bellavance, "New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949"

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