Catherine Pauline Joanny

Femaleabout 1860–

Brief Life History of Catherine Pauline

Catherine Pauline Joanny was born about 1860, in Saint-Bonnet, Cantal, Auvergne, France. She married Antoine Garcelon on 8 February 1879, in Saint-Bonnet, Cantal, Auvergne, France.

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Antoine Garcelon
Catherine Pauline Joanny
Marriage: 8 February 1879

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  • Marriage
    8 February 1879Saint-Bonnet, Cantal, Auvergne, France
  • World Events (3)

    1864 · Champs-Élysées  Avenue

    Age 4

    Champs-Élysées is over 6,000 feet long and over 200 feet wide. The name is French for Elysian Fields were in Greek mythology was the paradise for the dead heroes. It is one of the oldest avenues in France and is also the location of the Arc de Triomphe. 


    Age 10

    Franco-Prussian war resulted in the loss of Alsace and Lorraine and the fall of Napoleon III. Paris Commune (1871).

    1870 · Franco-Prussian War

    Age 10

    On July 19, 1870 France declared war on Prussia the south German states. The French forces were only 200,000 strong while the Prussian forces were 400,000. On September 1, 1870 the Battle of Sedan took place and Napoleon III along with 83,000 forces surrendered to the Germans. After this happened on October 7 the French minister made an escape from Paris in a balloon. Twenty days later Paris was seized.

    Name Meaning

    Native American and African American: adoption of the English personal name Johnny (pet form of John ) as a surname.

    In North America, this surname apparently also originated from a transferred use of the personal (given) name Johnny as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname).

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

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