Colbert Louis Massillon CAMILLE

12 March 1887–1953 (Age 65)
Domingue, Artibonite, Haiti

The Life of Colbert Louis Massillon

Colbert Louis Massillon CAMILLE was born on 12 March 1887, in Domingue, Artibonite, Haiti. He had at least 3 sons with Precina LOHIER. He died in 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Colbert Louis Massillon CAMILLE
1887–1953
Precina LOHIER
1886–1953
Roussan Joseph Alphonse Michel André CAMILLE
1912–1961
Michel Come Émilie CAMILLE
1917–1919
Lamy CAMILLE
1919–1997

Spouse and Children

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World Events (3)

1915

Age 28

President Woodrow Wilson orders the U.S. Marines to occupy Haiti and establish control over customs-houses and port authorities. The Haitian National Guard is created by the occupying Americans. The Marines force peasants into corvée labor building roads. Peasant resistance to the occupiers grows under the leadership of Charlemagne Peralt, who is betrayed and assassinated by Marines in 1919.
1934

Age 47

The U.S. withdraws from Haiti leaving the Haitian Armed Forces in place throughout the country.
1937

Age 50

Thousands of Haitians living near the border of the Dominican Republic are massacred by Dominican soldiers under the orders of President General Trujillo.

Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Camille, derived from the Latin name Camillus, which denoted a youth of noble birth who helped the priest with sacrifices.

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

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