Damas Richard

Brief Life History of Damas

When Damas Richard was born on 10 December 1810, in Saint-Charles, Kent, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Paul Richard, was 36 and his mother, Marie Rose Babineau, was 35. He married Rose Daigle on 16 January 1832, in Richibucto, Kent, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 26 June 1891, in Saint-Louis, Kent, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint-Louis de Kent, Kent, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Damas Richard
Anne Ouellette
Marriage: 4 February 1839
Ange Richard
Hubert dit Norbert Richard
Marie Magdeleine Richard
Auguste Richard
Auguste D Richard
Sylvain Richard
Julie Richard
Rosalie Richard
Vital Richard
Frédéric Richard

Sources (35)

  • Damasse Richard, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Damase Richard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Damas Richard, "Canada, recensement, 1871"

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.



1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Emile, Jacques, Andre, Marcel, Pierre, Leonce, Normand, Camille, Lucien, Gilles, Henri.

English, French, West Indian (mainly Haiti), German, and Dutch: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. The Middle English forms were Richard and Rikard, respectively Parisian Old French and Old Picard pronunciations of the ancient Germanic name. Middle English Rikard gives rise to the pet form Rick , whilst Richard has given the pet forms Richie and Rich . Both produced rhyming pet forms, Dick and Hick for Rikard and Hitch for Richard.

History: The LA Richard families are mainly descended from Acadian refugees in the second half of the 18th century. — This surname is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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