Andrew Gingras

1 May 1880–
Umpqua, Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Andrew

Andrew Gingras was born on 1 May 1880, in Umpqua, Douglas, Oregon, United States as the son of Narcisse Gingras.

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Family Time Line

Narcisse Gingras
1827–
Gilbert Gingras
1875–
Nelson Gingras
1878–
Adolphe Gingras
1879–
Andrew Gingras
1880–
Louis Gingras
1882–
Henry Gingras
1885–
Rose Gingras
1886–
Lucy Gingras
1888–

Parents and Siblings

    Narcisse Gingras

    Male1827–Male

siblings

(8)

    Gilbert Gingras

    Male1875–Male

    Nelson Gingras

    Male1878–Male

    Adolphe Gingras

    Male1879–Male

    Male1880–Male

    Louis Gingras

    Male1882–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 18

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

Name Meaning

French Canadian variant of French Gingreau, unexplained.

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

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