John Joseph Lavigne

Male4 June 1908–

Brief Life History of John Joseph

When John Joseph Lavigne was born on 4 June 1908, in Winterville Plantation, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, John James Lavigne, was 22 and his mother, Edith Saucier, was 20. He lived in Portage Lake, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1920 and Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 47 years. He was buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery, Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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John James Lavigne
Edith Saucier
Maxime Lavigne
John Joseph Lavigne
Amos Lavigne
Mabel Mary Lavigne
Ethel Hattie Lavigne
Frankie Lavigne

Sources (9)

  • John G Lavgne, Jr in household of John Lavgne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Lavigne, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • John James Lavigne, "Connecticut, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 9

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.


Age 33

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Jacques, Marcel, Normand, Lucien, Emile, Gilles, Francois, Germain, Michel, Ovila.


from Old French vi(g)ne ‘vineyard’ (from Latin vinea, a derivative of vinum ‘wine’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a vineyard or a metonymic occupational name for a vine dresser or the owner of a vineyard (compare Vigne ). It is formed with fused feminine definite article la.

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

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