Malvina Florence Deshais

Brief Life History of Malvina Florence

When Malvina Florence Deshais was born on 20 October 1896, in Arthabaska, Quebec, Canada, her father, Joseph Deshaies, was 22 and her mother, Malvina Poutre, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ulric Hamel. She immigrated to United States in 1897 and lived in Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 March 1986, in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ulric Hamel
Malvina Florence Deshais
Jeanetta Anna Hamel
Wilfred Ulric Hamel

Sources (8)

  • Malvina F No one home, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Malvina Deshais, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Malvina Deshais Hamel, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Lucien, Marcel, Cecile, Gabrielle, Germain, Leo-Paul, Telesphore.

French: variant of Deshayes and, in North America, an altered form of this.

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

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