David Bissonnette

1848–1877 (Age 28)
Quebec, Canada

The Life of David

When David Bissonnette was born on 18 February 1848, in Quebec, Canada, his father, Narcisse Bissonette, was 26 and his mother, Marcelline Brosseau, was 23. He married Luce Quintal on 31 August 1868, in Valcourt, Le Val-Saint-François, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1877, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

David Bissonnette
1848–1877
Luce Quintal
1849–1926
Marriage: 31 August 1868
David Bissonnette Jr
1869–1949
Aurelie Bissonnette
1872–1900

Spouse & Children

  • Male1848–1877Male

  • Luce Quintal

    Female1849–1926Female

MARRIAGE
31 August 1868
Valcourt, Le Val-Saint-François, Quebec, Canada
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(17)

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 6

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

North American spelling of French Bissonet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Old French buisson ‘bush’, ‘scrub’ ( see Bisson ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David in entry for Aime Dumont and Aurelie Bissonnette, "New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947"
  • David Bissonnette in entry for Aurelie Dumont, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • David Bissonnette in entry for Aime Dumont and Aurelie Bissonnette, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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