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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Family Time Line

Joseph Girard
1851–1940
Élodie Robert
1856–1904
Marriage: 1873
Régina Girard
1874–1953
Élodie Girard
1876–1969
Arthur Girard
1878–1961
Rosanna Girard
1880–1968
Hélène D. Girard
1882–1949
Joseph Girard
1888–
Délia Victoire Girard
1890–1986
Henry Girard
1892–
Ida Lora Girard
1894–1958
Alice Dorila Girard
1896–1974
Mary-Ange Irene Girard
1902–1988
Miss Girard
1904–1904

Spouse and Children

    Male1851–1940Male

    Élodie Robert

    Female1856–1904Female

MARRIAGE
1873
Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(12)

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World Events (8)

1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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