Amelia Le Brocq

Brief Life History of Amelia

Amelia Le Brocq was born in 1814, in Percé, Le Rocher-Percé, Quebec, Canada. She married Ezra Reid Wickwire on 23 October 1842. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 December 1886, in Georgetown, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Georgetown, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Reid Wickwire
1818–1898
Amelia Le Brocq
1814–1886
Marriage: 23 October 1842
James Ezra Wickwire
1843–1867
Elizabeth Wickwire
1846–1879
Thomas Edward Wickwire
1849–1928
Sarah Amelia Wickwire
1852–1896
Henry William Wickwire
1856–1897

Sources (9)

  • Amelia Wickwire in household of Ezra Wickwire, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Emelia Wickwire, "Prince Edward Island Death Card Index, 1721-1905"
  • Amilia in entry for James Ezra Wickwire, "Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885"

World Events (1)

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Thanh, Hung, Minh, Dung, Tuan, Hai, Hoa, Thuy, Son, Anh, Long, Hoang. Chinese Hong, Sang, Chi, Dong, Tong, Lai, Hang, Man, Han, Ho, Phoung, Chan. Korean Tam, Phong, Nam, Thai, Tuong, Chung, Thach, Tinh, Manh, Tham, Uyen, Vang.

Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 樂, meaning ‘happiness’ in Chinese: from the first element of the personal name Le Fu (樂父), style name of Yan, son of the Duke Dai of Song (ruler of the state of Song, reigned 799–766 BC ). Yan's grandson Le Ju (樂莒) inherited Le (樂) as his surname.

Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 勒: (i) from the second element of the placename Shu-Le (疏勒), an ancient state (located in present-day Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region) during the Western Han dynasty (206 BC –25 AD ). (ii) a surname near the Bohai Sea region during the Han dynasty (206 BC –220 AD ). (iii) a surname traced back to the Hun ethnic group in northern China during the Jin dynasty (265–420 AD ).

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

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