Henriette Poissant

FemaleJuly 1883–

Brief Life History of Henriette

When Henriette Poissant was born in July 1883, in Quebec, Canada, her father, Pierre Leonard Poissant, was 41 and her mother, Delphine Lefebvre, was 34. She lived in Beauharnois, Quebec, Canada in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Pierre Leonard Poissant
1841–
Delphine Lefebvre
1849–
Marie-Odile Poissant
1870–1880
Pierre Leonard Poissant
1871–1881
Clémentine Poissant
1872–1961
Omer Poissant
1874–
Marie-Rose Anna Poissant
1876–1901
Alexander Poissant
1877–1958
Dona Poissant
1878–
Joseph-Adelmar Poissant
1880–1904
Arthur Poissant
1883–
Henriette Poissant
1883–
Julien Poissant
1885–
Marie-Delphine Angelina Poissant
1886–1948
Elisabeth Poissant
1889–
Poissant
1891–1891

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  • Henriette Poissant in household of Pierre Poissant, "Canada Census, 1911"

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World Events (2)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 97

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.

1982

Age 99

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Cecile, Gilles, Herve, Jacques, Laurent, Lilianne.

French: nickname for a powerful robust individual, from Old French poissant ‘powerful, strong, vigorous’. In North America, this surname is sometimes (mis)translated into English as Fish and Fisher , possibly via its altered form Poisson ‘fish’.

History: Jacques Poissant dit La Saline from Marennes in Charente-Maritime, France, married Marguerite Bessette in QC c. 1699. His descendants also bear an altered form of the surname, Poisson, its (mis)translations (see above), and also the surname Boileau .

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

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