Virginia Girardeau

1879–8 October 1949 (Age 70)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Girardeau was born in 1879, her father, Zéphirin Perron, was 31 and her mother, Salomée Bourassa, was 27. She died on 8 October 1949, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Girardeau
1879–
Virginia Girardeau
1879–1949

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Zéphirin Perron

    Male1848–1936Male

    Salomée Bourassa

    Female1852–Female

siblings

(5)

    John Perron

    Male1875–1929Male

    Lena Marie Perron

    Female1876–1941Female

    Female1879–1949Female

    Joseph Wilfred Perron

    Male1885–1942Male

    Joseph Perron

    Male1890–1890Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 16

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Gérard ( see Gerard ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Virginia Girardeau, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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