Adelaide Besner

Female9 July 1827–

Brief Life History of Adelaide

When Adelaide Besner was born on 9 July 1827, in St-Clet R.C. Cemetery, Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Quebec, Canada, her father, Jean-Baptiste Bezanaire, was 34 and her mother, Josephte Lalonde, was 33. She married Joseph Arsenault Gareau on 4 August 1846, in Saint-Ignace, Coteau-du-Lac, Soulanges, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Soulanges, Quebec, Canada in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Arsenault Gareau
1820–1911
Adelaide Besner
1827–
Marriage: 4 August 1846
Arseneault Garreau
1847–1847
Ada Arseneau
1863–1931
Adelaide Arseneau
1848–1848
Marceline Arsenault
1849–1939
Rose Arsenault
1851–1930
Elize Arseneau
1852–1854
Joseph Arsenault
1854–1917
Eliza Arsenault
1856–
Jean-Baptiste Elie Arseneau Gareau
1858–1859
Melitime Arsenault
1860–
Elie Arsenault
1864–
Auguste Arsenault
1865–

Sources (1)

  • Adelle Arsoneau in household of Joseph Arsoneau, "Canada Census, 1881"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1846Saint-Ignace, Coteau-du-Lac, Soulanges, Quebec, Canada
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1869

    Age 42

    ""

    1871

    Age 44

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Henri, Rejean. Jewish Emanuel, Mort.

    Altered form of southern French Bézanère: habitational name from the name of a lost place in either Ariège or Haute-Garonne. The surname Bézanère is very rare in France.

    Jewish (from Austrian Galicia): from German Besen ‘broom’ + suffix -(n)er, either a metonymic occupational name, or one of the names assigned randomly by Austrian clerks.

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

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