Elizabeth Marie Pelkey

24 November 1873–5 November 1920 (Age 46)
Canada

The Life of Elizabeth Marie

Elizabeth Marie Pelkey was born on 24 November 1873, in Canada as the daughter of Joseph Pelkey and Marie Amelia Bealieu. She married Gilbert Laroque on 23 June 1890. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bay, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 5 November 1920, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Laroque
1869–1959
Elizabeth Marie Pelkey
1873–1920
Marriage: 23 June 1890
Gilbert Joseph LaRocque
1891–1979
Mathilda C Larocque
1895–1957
Joseph Albert Laroque
1892–1899
Elizabeth LaRocque
1894–1954
Frank Laroque
1897–1898
Thomas LaRocque
1898–1909
Helen Marie LaRoque
1899–1978
Emery Alvay Larocque
1901–1984
Edward R Larocque
1902–1986
Julia M Larocque
1904–1983
Amelia Larocque
1905–1990
Harry William Larocque
1908–1963
Leo Larocque
1910–1977
Eva Lillian Larocque
1911–2001
Clarence E Larocque
1915–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1890
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

    Male1850–1930Male

    Marie Amelia Bealieu

    Female–1875Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1886

Age 13

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Polish or Jewish Pelka .2 Altered form of French Pelletier ; these are frequent in VT.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Larockue in household of Gilbert Larockue, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Lar Roke in household of Gilbert Lar Roke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizbeth Laroque in household of Gilbert Laroque, "United States Census, 1900"

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