Henry Bouchard

31 May 1880–10 June 1953 (Age 73)
Saint-François, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Henry

When Henry Bouchard was born on 31 May 1880, in Saint-François, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Baptiste Bouchard, was 26 and his mother, Marie Ouellette, was 19. He married Marie Denyse Leclerc on 19 June 1905, in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States in 1920 and Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1940. He died on 10 June 1953, in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Henry Bouchard
Marie Denyse Leclerc
Marriage: 19 June 1905
Joseph Alphie Bouchard
Marie Alma Rose Bouchard
Agnes M Bouchard
Alcide J Bouchard
Joseph Armand Roland Bouchard

Spouse and Children

19 June 1905
Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Baptiste Bouchard





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 18

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

French:1. from a Norman personal name, Bou(r)chart, composed of the Germanic elements bourg ‘fort’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. 2. nickname for someone with a big mouth (possibly in either a literal or figurative sense), from French bouche ‘mouth’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Honoré Bouchard in household of Baptiste Bouchard, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Henry Bouchard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Bouchard, "United States Census, 1910"

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