Catherine Grand jean

25 May 1811–18 December 1844 (Age 33)
Oëlleville, Vosges, Lorraine, France

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Grand jean was born on 25 May 1811, in Oëlleville, Vosges, Lorraine, France, her father, François Dieudonné Grand jean, was 43 and her mother, Margueritte Gury, was 34. She married Jean Baptiste Bégin on 23 December 1830, in Oëlleville, Vosges, Lorraine, France. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 18 December 1844, in Totainville, Vosges, Lorraine, France, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Jean Baptiste Bégin
Catherine Grand jean
Marriage: 23 December 1830
Marie Louise Begin
Marie Lèonie Begin
Marie Céleste Begin
Marie Catherine Begin

Spouse and Children

23 December 1830
Oëlleville, Vosges, Lorraine, France


    Marie Louise Begin


    Marie Lèonie Begin


    Marie Céleste Begin


    Marie Catherine Begin


Parents and Siblings



    Marguerite Grand jean


    Marie Thérèse Grand jean



    Marie Victoire Grand jean


World Events (3)


Age 4

Restoration and constitutional monarchy (Louis XVIII, Charles X). Revolution of 1830. Reign of Louis-Philippe. Economic prosperity. Rapid development of industrialization. First railways. First colonies established.
1815 · The 100 Days

Age 4

The hundred days referred to the days when Napoleon arrived after escaping exile and the date that Louis XVIII returned to Paris. It ended when Napoleon was captured again.
1836 · Arc de Triomphe

Age 25

The Arc de Triomphe was made specifically right before Napoleon I victory in Austerlitz in 1806 and took 30 years to build. Sadly Napoleon I would not live to see the creation finished. It’s name means triumphal arch. Assassination attempts were made on both Charles De Gaulle and Jacques Chirac from this location. Even though its name means triumph it has seen many times where Germans triumphally marched under it after winning battles.

Name Meaning

1 French and English (East Anglia): variant of Grant .2 German: topographic name for someone who lived in a gravelly area, from Middle Low German grand ‘coarse gravel’.3 German: nickname from a southern word of uncertain origin meaning ‘frustration’, ‘anger’, ‘ire’.

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

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