Helena Banville

1900–1971 (Age 70)
Wakefield, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Helena

When Helena Banville was born on 23 December 1900, in Wakefield, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, her father, Delphis Banville, was 27 and her mother, Helene Anctil, was 25. She married Joseph Napoleon Edgar Dorion on 16 April 1927, in Carleton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in January 1971, in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Helena Banville
Joseph Napoleon Edgar Dorion
Marriage: 16 April 1927
Juliette Dorion

Spouse & Children

16 April 1927
Carleton, Ontario, Canada


Parents & Siblings



  • Jules Banville


  • Marie Banville


  • Male1897–1979Male

  • Willimine Banville


  • Female1900–1971Female

+9 More Children

World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 6

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 34

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.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 43

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

French, English, and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Banville in Calvados, France, recorded in the 13th century as Badanvilla ‘estate of a woman called Bada’. Compare Bonfield .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Marie Helene Groulx, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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