IRENE GELINAS

13 April 1900–22 November 1985 (Age 85)
Shawinigan, Saint-Maurice, Quebec, Canada

The Life of IRENE

When IRENE GELINAS was born on 13 April 1900, in Shawinigan, Saint-Maurice, Quebec, Canada, her father, VICTOR GELINAS, was 26 and her mother, MARIE Georgine Juneau, was 27. She married JOSEPH ADAM BELLEMARE on 24 July 1922, in Saint-Maurice, Quebec, Canada. She lived in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada in 1911. She died on 22 November 1985, in Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, Saint-Maurice, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

JOSEPH ADAM BELLEMARE
1900–
IRENE GELINAS
1900–1985
Marriage: 24 July 1922

Spouse and Children

    JOSEPH ADAM BELLEMARE

    Male1900–Male

    Female1900–1985Female

MARRIAGE
24 July 1922
Saint-Maurice, Quebec, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Male1874–1951Male

    MARIE Georgine Juneau

    Female1873–Female

siblings

(10)

    MARIE ADELAIDE BLANCHE GELINAS

    Female1898–Female

    Female1900–1985Female

    Female1903–1988Female

    PHILORUM GELINAS

    Male1905–1986Male

    JOSEPH VICTOR WILFRID GELINAS

    Male1905–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 80

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.
1982

Age 82

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

French (Gélinas): possibly from an augmentative of Old French gelin or geline ‘hen’. It is often found in Canada with Lacourse as a secondary surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Irène Gelinas in household of Victor Gelinas, "Canada Census, 1911"

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