Victor Hector Trepanier

1 May 1897–19 September 1957 (Age 60)
Dickinson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Victor Hector

When Victor Hector Trepanier was born on 1 May 1897, in Dickinson, Michigan, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste Trepanier, was 31 and his mother, Emma Marie Trotechaud, was 24. He married Ruth E Anderson on 28 December 1922, in Crystal Falls, Iron, Michigan, United States. He lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Caspian, Iron, Michigan, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 19 September 1957, at the age of 60, and was buried in Stambaugh Cemetery, Iron River, Iron, Michigan, United States.

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Victor Hector Trepanier
Ruth E Anderson
Marriage: 28 December 1922

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28 December 1922
Crystal Falls, Iron, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 6

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

French: from an agent derivative of trépan ‘auger’ (Latin trepanum), hence an occupational name for someone who drilled holes in bone or stone, perhaps even someone who practised medical trepanning (of the cranium).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Victor Trepanier, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Victor Trapanie?, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hector Trepanier in household of John Trepanier, "United States Census, 1900"

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