Joséphine Yvonne Thirion

1901–2002 (Age 100)
Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France

The Life of Joséphine Yvonne

When Joséphine Yvonne Thirion was born on 22 July 1901, in Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France, her father, Joseph Emile Thirion, was 30 and her mother, Marie Villaume, was 32. She married Edouard Stein on 14 February 1920, in Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France. She died on 22 June 2002, in Saint-Max, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France, at the age of 100.

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Joséphine Yvonne Thirion
Edouard Stein
Marriage: 14 February 1920

Spouse & Children

14 February 1920
Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France

Parents & Siblings



  • Louis Thirion


  • Georgette Thirion


  • Female1901–2002Female

World Events (8)

1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 4

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.
1914 · World War I

Age 13

On July 31, 1914 French socialist leader, Jean Jaurés was murdered. A few days later Germany starts plans to invade France. Britain then started to occupy France. The battles that took place in France were First Battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, Jutland, Battle of Verdun, Battle of the Somme, and the Brusilov Offensive. 25 percent of the allied military deaths that happened in World War I were from France. Between civilian and military deaths France lost 1,697,800 people and 4,266,000 were wounded.

Age 38

Second World War. Defeat and occupation by Germany. General de Gaulle leads the Resistance from London and Algiers. Allied victory came on May 8, 1945.

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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