Joseph Girard

9 April 1851–from 1930 to 1940 (Age 78)
Saint-Valérien-de-Milton, Shefford, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Girard was born on 9 April 1851, in Saint-Valérien-de-Milton, Shefford, Quebec, Canada. He married Élodie Robert in 1873, in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Drummond, Quebec, Canada in 1901. He died from 1930 to 1940, in Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 89.

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Joseph Girard
Élodie Robert
Marriage: 1873
Régina Girard
Élodie Girard
Arthur Girard
Rosanna Girard
Hélène D. Girard
Joseph Girard
Délia Victoire Girard
Henry Girard
Ida Lora Girard
Alice Dorila Girard
Mary-Ange Irene Girard
Miss Girard

Spouse and Children


    Élodie Robert


Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Gérard ( see Gerard ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Girard, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Joseph Girard in entry for Girard, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Joseph Girard in entry for Girard, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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