Marjorie Florence Bourassa

19 May 1918–25 November 1985 (Age 67)
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Marjorie Florence

When Marjorie Florence Bourassa was born on 19 May 1918, in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Alfred Bourassa, was 29 and her mother, Florence Adelaide Currier, was 26. She lived in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. She died on 25 November 1985, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Lucien Joseph Goulet
1916–1997
Marjorie Florence Bourassa
1918–1985

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1888–1968Male

    Florence Adelaide Currier

    Female1891–Female

siblings

(4)

    Beulah Marie Bourassa

    Female1913–2008Female

    Alfred Bourassa

    Male1916–Male

    Female1918–1985Female

    George Bourassa

    Male1925–Male

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern French: from a diminutive of French Bourrasse ( see Bouras ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margery Bourassa in household of Alfred Bourassa, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marjorie Bourassa in household of Alfred Bourassa, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marjorie F Goulet, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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