Bella Leosa Benoit

22 June 1907–16 June 1985 (Age 78)
Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Bella Leosa

When Bella Leosa Benoit was born on 22 June 1907, in Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Napoleon Benoit, was 50 and her mother, Georgianna Labossiere, was 43. She died on 16 June 1985, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Napoleon Benoit
1856–1932
Georgianna Labossiere
1863–1950
Adhemore Benoit
1884–
Elphegina ( Elphegenia ) Benoit
1888–1945
Armand Joseph Benoit Sr.
1890–1946
Melore Benoit
1891–
Georgianna Benoit
1893–
Napoleon Benoit
1895–
Aldea Benoit
1898–
Lionel Louis Benoit
1901–
Juliette Benoit
1906–
Bella Leosa Benoit
1907–1985

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Adhemore Benoit

    Male1884–Male

    Elphegina ( Elphegenia ) Benoit

    Female1888–1945Female

    Male1890–1946Male

    Melore Benoit

    Female1891–Female

    Georgianna Benoit

    Female1893–Female

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 19

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

French (Benoît): from the personal name Benoit, French form of Benedict .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Bella Benoit in household of Napoleon Benoit, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bella Benoit in household of Napoleon Benoit, "United States Census, 1910"

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