Jeanne DeBois

11 August 1900–November 1985 (Age 85)

The Life of Jeanne

Jeanne DeBois was born on 11 August 1900, in France. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with John Henry Simon. She died in November 1985, at the age of 85.

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John Henry Simon
Jeanne DeBois
John Edward Simon
Doris Ruby Simon
Daniel D Simon
Donald R Simon
Russell Dennis Simon

Spouse and Children



    John Edward Simon


    Doris Ruby Simon


    Daniel D Simon


    Donald R Simon


    Russell Dennis Simon


World Events (8)

1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 5

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.
1914 · World War I

Age 14

On July 31, 1914 French socialist leader, Jean Jaurés was murdered. A few days later Germany starts plans to invade France. Britain then started to occupy France. The battles that took place in France were First Battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, Jutland, Battle of Verdun, Battle of the Somme, and the Brusilov Offensive. 25 percent of the allied military deaths that happened in World War I were from France. Between civilian and military deaths France lost 1,697,800 people and 4,266,000 were wounded.

Age 24

Chamonix, France hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Dubois .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jennie Debois in entry for Doris Ruby Simon, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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