Joseph Maurice Marcel Dionne

Male10 December 1923–13 March 1999

Brief Life History of Joseph Maurice Marcel

When Joseph Maurice Marcel Dionne was born on 10 December 1923, in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Joseph Dionne, was 31 and his mother, Emelia Dancause, was 27. He married Anna Mary Healey on 18 April 1957, in New Hampshire, United States. He lived in United States in 1949. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 13 March 1999, in Hillsborough Center, Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Joseph Maurice Marcel Dionne
Anna Mary Healey
Marriage: 18 April 1957

Sources (9)

  • Marcel M., "United States 1950 Census"
  • Joseph Maurice Marcel Dionne, "New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959"
  • Marcel M Dionne, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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  • Marriage
    18 April 1957New Hampshire, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 6

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 21

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Andre, Armand, Fernand, Lucien, Pierre, Emile, Alcide, Jacques, Michel, Normand, Adelard.

    French: habitational name from any of various places called Dionne (see Dion 2 for origin) or, as a variant of Dyonne, with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from Yonne department. Alternatively, from the feminine form of the personal name Dion 1. This surname is very rare in France.

    Americanized form of French Dion .

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

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