Eugénie Henriette Anna Lefèvre

29 October 1883–about 1970 (Age 86)
Épernay, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France

The Life of Eugénie Henriette Anna

When Eugénie Henriette Anna Lefèvre was born on 29 October 1883, in Épernay, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France, her father, Louis Alexandre Lefevre, was 24 and her mother, Salome Vogel, was 30. She married Charles Alexandre Prévost on 26 April 1904, in France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died about 1970, in her hometown, at the age of 87.

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Charles Alexandre Prévost
Eugénie Henriette Anna Lefèvre
Marriage: 26 April 1904
Robert Leon Charles Prevost
André Prévost

Spouse and Children

26 April 1904


Parents and Siblings

    Louis Alexandre Lefevre


    Salome Vogel




World Events (8)

1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 3

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
1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

Age 6

The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.
1914 · World War I

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

French (Lefèvre): occupational name for an ironworker or smith, Old French fevre. One of the most common names in France from an early date, this was taken to Britain and Ireland by the Normans, by the French to Canada, and by the Huguenots (with the variant form Lefebre) to colonial America and elsewhere.In Canada, there were so many bearers of this name that many nicknames and epithets (secondary surnames or ‘dit’ names) were employed to distinguish between one family and another. Thus, for example, the Lefevre called Descoteaux became Hill by translation, and the Lefevre called Boulanger became Baker . Since fevre ‘smith’ had ceded as a general vocabulary word to forgeron in French, the meaning of the name was no longer understood; in some cases it was reconstructed as Lafeve (Latin faba) and translated as Bean .

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

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