Louis Joseph Lejeune

17 April 1847–4 April 1924 (Age 77)
Herve, Liège, Belgium

The Life of Louis Joseph

When Louis Joseph Lejeune was born on 17 April 1847, in Herve, Liège, Belgium, his father, Warnier Lejeune, was 47 and his mother, Catherine Felix, was 46. He married Jeanne Marie Barbe Medard on 14 September 1871, in Liège, Liège, Belgium. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 4 April 1924, in Liège, Liège, Belgium, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Louis Joseph Lejeune
1847–1924
Jeanne Marie Barbe Medard
1850–1931
Marriage: 14 September 1871
Marie Elisabeth Lejeune
1875–1946
Juliette Jeanne Lejeune
1877–1967
Sidonie Gasparine Lejeune
1882–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1871
Liège, Liège, Belgium
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Warnier Lejeune

    Male1800–1874Male

    Catherine Felix

    Female1800–1869Female

siblings

(10)

    Elisabeth Lejeune

    Female1822–1892Female

    Hubert Lejeune

    Male1827–Male

    François Lejeune

    Male1829–Male

    Walter Lejeune

    Male1832–1832Male

    Abraham Lejeune

    Male1833–1864Male

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1914

Age 67

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.
1920

Age 73

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Jeune (‘young’), with the definite article le. This name was also taken to Germany by Huguenot refugees. It is often translated as Young .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis Joseph Lejeune en tant qu’entrée de Sidonie Gasparine Lejeune, "Belgique, Liège, registres d’état civil, 1621-1914"
  • Louis Joseph Lejeune, "Belgique, Liège, registres d’état civil, 1621-1914"
  • Louis Joseph Lejeune en tant qu’entrée de Juliette Jeanne Lejeune, "Belgique, Liège, registres d’état civil, 1621-1914"

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