Raymond Alphonse "Alphie" Joseph Gaudet

28 April 1892–4 June 1953 (Age 61)
St. Bernard, Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Raymond Alphonse "Alphie" Joseph

When Raymond Alphonse "Alphie" Joseph Gaudet was born on 28 April 1892, in St. Bernard, Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Pierre Alphonse Gaudet, was 35 and his mother, Ede Gustie Comeau, was 24. He married Edith Pauline Greenlun in 1914, in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years and Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1914. He died on 4 June 1953, in Val-d'Or, Abitibi, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 61, and was buried in St. Bernard, Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Alphonse "Alphie" Joseph Gaudet
Edith Pauline Greenlun
Marriage: 1914
Margaret Gaudet
Mary Edith Gaudet
John Joseph Alphonse Gaudet
Ruth Evangeline Gaudet
Gerald Bernard Gaudet
Muriel Ethel Gaudet
Raymond Russell Gaudet
Cecile Annie Gaudet
Charles Edouard "Eddie" Gaudet

Spouse and Children

Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Pierre Alphonse Gaudet


    Ede Gustie Comeau




+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 17

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 29

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 53

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

French: from the Germanic personal name Waldo (from waldan ‘to govern’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alphe Gaudet in household of Alphe Gaudet, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Alphe Gaudet in entry for Annie Cecilia Gaudet, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Alphonse Gaudet in entry for John Joseph Alphonse Gauder Or Gaudet, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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