Brief Life History of MARGUERITE

When MARGUERITE TANGUAY was born on 1 February 1919, in Sainte-Justine, Dorchester, Quebec, Canada, her father, Joseph Marcel Philibert Tanguay, was 36 and her mother, Joséphine Boutin, was 34. She married PAUL ROBITAILLE on 6 June 1953, in Sainte-Justine, Dorchester, Quebec, Canada.

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Marriage: 6 June 1953

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  • Genealogy of Canada- Québec

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1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.


Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Adrien, Marcel, Andre, Normand, Armand, Gaston, Gilles, Pierre, Alphonse, Herve, Lucien, Michel.

Altered form of Breton Tanguy .

History: Bearers of the surname Tanguay trace their origin to Jean Tanguy/Tanguay dit La Navette from Ploudiry in Finistère, Brittany, who married Marie Brochu in Saint-Jean, Île d'Orléans, QC, in 1692.

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

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