Joseph Emile Thirion

1871–1958 (Age 87)
Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France

The Life of Joseph Emile

When Joseph Emile Thirion was born on 30 May 1871, in Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France, his father, Ambroise Auguste Thirion, was 34 and his mother, Julie Gillet, was 33. He married Marie Villaume on 10 January 1891, in Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. His occupation is listed as verrier in Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France. He died on 10 September 1958, in his hometown, at the age of 87.

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Joseph Emile Thirion
Marie Villaume
Marriage: 10 January 1891
Louis Thirion
Georgette Thirion
Joséphine Yvonne Thirion

Spouse & Children

10 January 1891
Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France


  • Louis Thirion


  • Georgette Thirion


  • Female1901–2002Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Ambroise Auguste Thirion


  • Julie Gillet




  • Marie Josephine Gillet


  • Maria Thirion


  • Marie Julie Thirion


  • Auguste Ambroise Thirion


  • Marie Louise Thirion


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Parliamentary power peaks. Recognition of trade unions. Separation of church and state (1905). Important scientific and technological inventions.
1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 15

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 23

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Thiry, a variant of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

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