Louis Constant Paquette

27 October 1831–6 July 1897 (Age 65)
Gratiot, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Louis Constant

When Louis Constant Paquette was born on 27 October 1831, in Gratiot, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Antoine Paquette dit St Denis, was 38 and his mother, Augustine Marchand, was 27. He married Elizabeth Theresa Brady in 1864, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 6 July 1897, in Shullsburg, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Shullsburg, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Constant Paquette
1831–1897
Elizabeth Theresa Brady
1844–1917
Marriage: 1864
Theresa Paquette
1865–1917
John Dennis Paquette
1867–1946
George L Paquette
1869–1934
Edward Paquette
1871–1929
Alice Augustine Paquette
1872–1946
Charles Anthony Paquette
1874–1949
Ida May Paquette
1876–1949
Peter Henry Paquette
1878–1964
Sarah Elizabeth Ellen Paquette
1880–1945
James Daniel Paquette
1882–1959
Julia Augustine Paquette
1884–1917
Albert Richard Paquette
1886–1924
Agnes C. Paquette
1888–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1864Wisconsin, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1836
    Age 5
    The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin - Sept 3, 1836 Treaty Treaty of the Cedars was concluded on the Fox River on September 3, 1836. The Menominee Nation ceded nearly 4 million acres of land for the following items every year for twenty years: $3,000 worth of food provisions, 2,000 lbs. of tobacco, 30 barrels of salt, agricultural supplies, and $500 per year. (Wisconsin Historical Society)
    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 23
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Lucien, Normand, Andre, Marcel, Armand, Cecile, Emile, Yvon, Adrien, Jacques, Adelard, Gilles.Altered form of French Canadian and French Paquet , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Parquette , Perkett , and Poquette .French: from a variant of the female personal name Paquet 3.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Perkett
    Poquette
    Paquet

    Sources (15)

    • George Packett in household of Louis Packett, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Louis Packett, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Louis Paquette in entry for Sarah Ellen Fleming, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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