Mary Barbara Marchand

4 February 1868–23 May 1954 (Age 86)
Louisdale, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Mary Barbara

When Mary Barbara Marchand was born on 4 February 1868, in Louisdale, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Jean Benjamin Marchant, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Samson, was 24. She married Pierre Henry Goyeche on 1 February 1892, in Arichat, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 May 1954, in her hometown, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Pierre Henry Goyeche
Mary Barbara Marchand
Marriage: 1 February 1892
Francis Henry Gayetche
Marguerite Elizabeth Goyeche
Felix Stanley Goyetche
Eugene Godfrey Goyeche

Spouse and Children

1 February 1892
Arichat, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Jean Benjamin Marchant


    Elizabeth Samson






    Felix Marchand


    Joseph Marchant


    Eliza Jane Marchant


+5 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 1


Age 3

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 41

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.

Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French, Middle English march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans, from Latin mercari ‘to trade’, from merx ‘commerce’, ‘exchange’, ‘merchandise’. In the Middle Ages the term was used mainly to denote a wholesale dealer.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Barbar Marshong, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Mary Barbara Marchaud in entry for Felix Stanley Goyetche and Mary Beatrice Sampson, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Marie Barbe Marchand in entry for Margaret Elizabeth Goyetche, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"

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