Marie Nion

18 August 1608–after 1640 (Age 31)
Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France

The Life of Marie

Marie Nion was born on 18 August 1608, in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France as the daughter of Fin Nion. She married Louis Fontaine in 1630, in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died after 1640, in her hometown, at the age of 33, and was buried in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France.

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Family Time Line

Louis Fontaine
Marie Nion
Marriage: 1630
Louis Fontaine

Spouse and Children

Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France


Parents and Siblings

    Fin Nion




World Events (2)


Age 2

Reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. Royal power at its peak. France dominates Europe, French culture spreads. Start of large-scale sea trade.
1618 · 30 Years War

Age 10

Ferdinand II was trying to force the people to follow Catholicism. The 30 years war was a battle of religion with the Protestants and Catholics, in the Holy Roman Empire.

Name Meaning

French: from an old form of the personal name Gidon, a pet named derived from a short form of a compound Germanic personal name formed with gid ‘song’.

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

Sources (3)

  • 2nd son, Jacques Fontaine born abt 1637 to Louis Fontaine and Marie Nion,
  • Marie Nion in Millennium File
  • Marie Nion in Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index

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