Désiré Joseph Gille

Brief Life History of Désiré Joseph

When Désiré Joseph Gille was born on 21 March 1877, in Quesnoy-sur-Deûle, Lille, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, his father, Désiré Joseph Gille, was 31 and his mother, Rosine Joséphine Fortrie, was 25. He died on 2 November 1966, in Wambrechies, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Désiré Joseph Gille
1846–
Rosine Joséphine Fortrie
1851–
Jules Gille
1872–1951
Benjamine Lucie Gille
1875–
Benjamine Lucie Gille
1875–1952
Désiré Joseph Gille
1877–1966
Paul Louis Joseph Gille
1880–1914
Louise Gille
1883–1957
Marie Gille
1886–1968
Léonie Gille
1888–1965

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    World Events (3)

    1886 · The Statue of Liberty

    The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady

    1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

    The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.

    1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

    The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Gisele, Pierre.

    French: variant of Gilles .

    German: variant of Gill .

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

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