Octave Bourgeois

26 October 1886–2 April 1954 (Age 67)
Fox Creek, Dieppe, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Octave

When Octave Bourgeois was born on 26 October 1886, in Fox Creek, Dieppe, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Simeon Bourgeois, was 28 and his mother, Marie Gaudet, was 26. He lived in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. He died on 2 April 1954, in Fox Creek, Dieppe, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Bourgeois
1858–
Marie Gaudet
1860–
Octave Bourgeois
1886–1954
Joseph Frederique Bourgeois
1889–
Dénis Bourgeois
1891–1957
Arthur Simon Bourgeois
1893–1975
Emma Bourgeois
1895–
Alina Bourgeois
1896–
Marcel Bourgeois
1898–1974

Parents and Siblings

    Simeon Bourgeois

    Male1858–Male

    Marie Gaudet

    Female1860–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1886–1954Male

    Joseph Frederique Bourgeois

    Male1889–Male

    Dénis Bourgeois

    Male1891–1957Male

    Male1893–1975Male

    Emma Bourgeois

    Female1895–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 15

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 51

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.

Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French burgeis ‘inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a (fortified) town’, ‘burgess’ (from bourg ‘fortification’).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Octave Bourgeois in household of Simeon Bourgeois, "Canada Census, 1901"

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