Joseph Ferdinand Laurenzo Castonguay

26 April 1896–
Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, L'Islet, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Joseph Ferdinand Laurenzo

When Joseph Ferdinand Laurenzo Castonguay was born on 26 April 1896, in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, L'Islet, Quebec, Canada, his father, Joseph Arthur Castonguay, was 30 and his mother, Marie Antoinette Azilda Hudon, was 27.

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Joseph Arthur Castonguay
Marie Antoinette Azilda Hudon
Jean Joseph Benoit Antonio Castonguay
Joseph Louis Roch Aldéric Castonguay
Joseph Honoré Rosario Castonguay
Joseph Ferdinand Laurenzo Castonguay
Joseph Lucien Leon Victorien Castonguay

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Arthur Castonguay


    Marie Antoinette Azilda Hudon




World Events (4)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 84

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.

Age 86

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.
1995 · Second Sovereignty-Association Defeated

Age 99

This was the second attempt since 1980 at becoming a sovereign province with economic and political partnership between Quebec and the rest of Canada. This was defeated similarly to the first time they tried.

Name Meaning

French Canadian: variant of Gastonguay, which is a combination of the first and last names of the first bearer of the name in Canada, Gaston Guay or Gay.

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

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