Joel Sirois

Male27 July 1932–30 August 1990

Brief Life History of Joel

When Joel Sirois was born on 27 July 1932, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Edmund J. St John, was 24 and his mother, Louise Marie Bouchard, was 23. He died on 30 August 1990, in Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Holy Rosary Cemetery New, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund J. St John
Louise Marie Bouchard
Joel Sirois
Corrine Rosemarie St John
Conrad J St John
Bertha Marie St John
Bertha Marie St John

Sources (1)

  • Joel Sirois in household of Pecis Sirois, "United States Census, 1940"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1934 · National Prohibition is Repealed

Age 2

"After a long history of banning liquor, both on a state and national level, all of the ""Maine Laws"" regarding alcohol were repealed in 1934."

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 16

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Fernand, Normand, Adrien, Andre, Marcel, Emilien, Herve, Rosaire, Yvon, Alain, Alban.

French: unexplained. This surname is very rare in France.

History: François Sirois dit Duplessis from Saint-Germain-en-Laye in Yvelines, France, married first Marie-Anne Thiboutot in Rivière-Ouelle, QC, in 1713, and second Marie-Françoise Roy in QC in 1721.

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

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