Michel Houle

5 June 1832–14 August 1886 (Age 54)
Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska, Yamaska, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Michel

When Michel Houle was born on 5 June 1832, in Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska, Yamaska, Quebec, Canada, his father, Michel Houle, was 25 and his mother, Genevieve CARTIER, was 20. He married Marie Angela Pelletier on 7 February 1869, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 10 daughters. He lived in Oneka Township, Washington, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. He died on 14 August 1886, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Centerville, Anoka, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michel Houle
1832–1886
Marie Angela Pelletier
1849–1940
Marriage: 7 February 1869
Adeline M. Houle
1871–1946
Octavie-Adeline-Odéline Houle
1879–1900
Ada Houle
1872–
Mary Houle
1872–
Alice Houle
1874–1874
Frank Noel Houle
1875–1915
Elizabeth Elumena Houle
1877–1953
Mary Rose Houle
1879–1966
Mary Lyda Virginia Houle
1881–1963
Louise Anna Houle
1883–1925
Genevieve Eleanor Houle
1885–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1869
Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
children

(11)

    Female1871–1946Female

    Ada Houle

    Female1872–Female

    Mary Houle

    Female1872–Female

    Alice Houle

    Female1874–1874Female

    Frank Noel Houle

    Male1875–1915Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1806–1898Male

    Genevieve CARTIER

    Female1811–1847Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1858

Age 26

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Name Meaning

1 French: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Hildo ( see Hildebrand , Houde ).2 French: habitational name from any of several places in Normandy called La Houle or Les Houles, named in Old French with the singular or plural of houle ‘cave’.3 English: variant of Hole .

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

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Story Highlight

A life of service, Michel Houle, 1832

Michel Houle was the spokesman for the city of Hugo, Minnesota and selected the name of Hugo. In 1864 he moved to Duluth, Minnesota and enlisted in Company B Independent Cavalary and for two years fo …

Sources (3)

  • Michel Houle, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • Michel Houle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Michael Houle in entry for Louise A. Connelly, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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