Marie Gisèle Marjolaine Lafortune

11 August 1925–20 May 1995 (Age 69)
Montebello, Papineau, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Marie Gisèle Marjolaine

Marie Gisèle Marjolaine Lafortune was born on 11 August 1925, in Montebello, Papineau, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She married Joseph Michel Jean Paul Groulx on 2 September 1942, in Saint-Charles, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She died on 20 May 1995, in Riverview, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 69.

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Joseph Michel Jean Paul Groulx
Marie Gisèle Marjolaine Lafortune
Marriage: 2 September 1942

Spouse and Children

2 September 1942
Saint-Charles, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

World Events (3)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 16

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Age 57

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

French: from fortune + the definite article la, a nickname for a lucky individual ( see Fortune ).

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

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