Marie Agnes Proulx

Brief Life History of Marie Agnes

When Marie Agnes Proulx was born on 28 April 1885, in Lochiel, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, her father, Napoleon Proulx, was 38 and her mother, Emma Meilleur, was 32. She married Louis Alfred Bouchard on 20 June 1927, in Alexandria, North Glengarry, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Glengarry, Canada West, British Colonial America in 1901 and Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Louis Alfred Bouchard
1869–
Marie Agnes Proulx
1885–
Marriage: 20 June 1927

Sources (7)

  • Agnnes Proux, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Marie Agnes Proulx, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mary Agnes Proulx, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (8)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Marcel, Normand, Jacques, Fernand, Michel, Yvon, Aime, Cecile, Francois, Gratien.

Altered form of French Prou: nickname from regional French prou ‘valiant, wise, expert’.

History: Jacques Prou dit Le Poitevin from Gournay-Loizé in Deux-Sèvres, France, married Jeanne Pilon in Lachine, QC, in 1706. Jean Prou from Saumur in Maine-et-Loire, France, married Jacquette Fournier in Quebec City, QC, in 1673. Jean Prou from Poitiers in Vienne, France, married Catherine Pinel in Quebec City, QC, in 1676. Pierre Prou from Curzon in Vendée, France, married Marie Gauthier in QC in 1669.

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

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