Julia Ann Bercier

19 May 1828–22 January 1891 (Age 62)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Bercier was born on 19 May 1828, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, her father, Francois Bercier, was 41 and her mother, Marie Amable LeBlanc, was 26. She married Martin W Knapp on 26 June 1845, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852. She died on 22 January 1891, in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Saunders Laughlin
Julia Ann Bercier
Marriage: 11 April 1849
Mary Louisa Knapp
Jacob Laughlin
Joseph Laughlin
John Alvin Laughlin
Julia Ann Laughlin
Harriet Ann Laughlin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1849Ohio City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 2
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Camille, Laurier, Octave, Pierre, Remi.French:occupational name from bercier, a regional form of berger ‘shepherd’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Life Story of Julia Ann Rocker KNAPP LAUGHLIN COOK

    (Note: This life story was compiled by Laura Rigby Copeland from family history and stories.) JULIA ANN ROCKER KNAPP LAUGHLIN COOK Born: May 19, 1828, in Lower Canada Died: January 22, 1891, in Ced …

    Sources (39)

    • Julia Ann Rocker in entry for Ada Cook, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Julia Laughlin in household of David Laughlin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Julia Ann Rocker, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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