Cecelia Vadenais

26 June 1902–15 March 1981 (Age 78)
Woonsocket, Providence, RI

The Life of Cecelia

When Cecelia Vadenais was born on 26 June 1902, in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Gédéon Vadenais, was 37 and her mother, Marie Herméline Desjardins, was 32. She married Leo Paul Demers on 22 June 1935. She died on 15 March 1981, in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo Paul Demers
Cecelia Vadenais
Marriage: 22 June 1935

Spouse and Children

22 June 1935
Woonsocket, Providence, RI

Parents and Siblings


    Marie Herméline Desjardins




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Larchmont sinks

Age 5

On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

French: probably a northern or eastern variant of Gadonnet.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecile Vadnais in household of Gedeon Vadnais, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecile Vadenais in household of Gedeon Vadenais, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecile Vadenais, "Rhode Island State Census, 1905"

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