Leonie Marie Ruth Marchand

Female23 December 1883–19 May 1962

Brief Life History of Leonie Marie Ruth

When Leonie Marie Ruth Marchand was born on 23 December 1883, in Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, her father, Francois Joseph Marchand, was 25 and her mother, Marie Rose Mathilde Delahoussaye, was 25. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Mathias Louis Thomas. She lived in Ward One, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Ward Three, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 19 May 1962, in Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78.

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Mathias Louis Thomas
Leonie Marie Ruth Marchand
Lester Luke Thomas
Ruth Leonie Thomas
Alyne Thomas

Sources (7)

  • Leonie Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leonie M. Thomas, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Leonie Marchand in entry for Lester Luke Thomas, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Andre, Armand, Pierre, Emile, Jacques, Lucien, Normand, Alphonse, Camille, Cecile, Colette.

French: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans, from Latin mercari ‘to trade’, from merx ‘commerce, exchange, merchandise’. In the Middle Ages the term was used mainly to denote a wholesale dealer. Compare Marchant and Mershon .

English (London): variant of Marchant , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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