Mathilda Letourneau

23 August 1880–7 May 1968 (Age 87)
Griswold, Livingston, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mathilda

When Mathilda Letourneau was born on 23 August 1880, in Griswold, Livingston, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph David Letourneau, was 27 and her mother, Maria Hermina Grenier, was 26. She married Armand Regnier on 9 October 1902, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Grandview Township, Lyon, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and North Battleford No. 437, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. She died on 7 May 1968, in Hope, Fraser Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Armand Regnier
Mathilda Letourneau
Marriage: 9 October 1902
Josephine Regnier
Joseph Francis Xavier Regnier
Joseph Alphonse Regnier
Victoria Clara Regnier
Alcide Regnier
Margerite Regnier
Alma Regnier
Florence Regnier
Marie Emily Jeannette Regnier

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1902Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota
    Age 4
    After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 23
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Andre, Armand, Normand, Gilles, Pierre, Emile, Fernand, Laurent, Adrien, Alcide, Alphonse.French (Létourneau): from étourneau, Old French estournel ‘starling’ (from Late Latin sturnellus, a diminutive of Latin sturnus), with fused definite article l', used as a nickname for a scatterbrain, an absent-minded person, and possibly also for a chattering, gregarious person or as a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher.

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

    Sources (6)

    • Nathilla Regnier in household of Armand Regnier, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
    • Mathilda Letourneau, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Mathilda Letournean in household of Robert Letournean, "United States Census, 1900"

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