Dorcina Darius

17 August 1911–9 May 1996 (Age 84)
Haiti

The Life of Dorcina

Dorcina Darius was born on 17 August 1911, in Haiti as the daughter of Chatélas Gessé and Clotilde Darius. She had at least 1 daughter with Louis Viau. She lived in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1970. She died on 9 May 1996, in Miami, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Louis Viau
1907–1992
Dorcina Darius
1911–1996
Marie-Therese Viau
1933–2017

Spouse and Children

    Louis Viau

    Male1907–1992Male

    Female1911–1996Female

children

(1)

    Marie-Therese Viau

    Female1933–2017Female

Parents and Siblings

    Chatélas Gessé

    MaleMale

    Clotilde Darius

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(6)

    Guillaume Darius

    Male1909–Male

    Dorcina Darius

    Female1911–1996Female

    Dumont Darius

    Male1915–1993Male

    Arsés Darius

    MaleMale

    Dorsainville Darius

    MaleMale

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1915

Age 4

President Woodrow Wilson orders the U.S. Marines to occupy Haiti and establish control over customs-houses and port authorities. The Haitian National Guard is created by the occupying Americans. The Marines force peasants into corvée labor building roads. Peasant resistance to the occupiers grows under the leadership of Charlemagne Peralt, who is betrayed and assassinated by Marines in 1919.
1934

Age 23

The U.S. withdraws from Haiti leaving the Haitian Armed Forces in place throughout the country.

Name Meaning

French: from the Late Latin personal name Darius, Greek Dareios, which was borne by various kings of ancient Persia, including Darius I ( 522–486 bc ). The ancient Persian form of the name was Darayavahush, meaning ‘possessor’, from daraya(miy) ‘possess’, ‘maintain’ + vahu ‘good’, ‘well’. This became accepted as a Christian name in medieval Europe in honor of a saint martyred at Nicaea at an uncertain date.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marie Anne Davilus in Haiti, Artibonite, Saint Marc 1911
  • Dorcina Darius, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Dorcina Darius, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"

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