Valida Gallant

Brief Life History of Valida

When Valida Gallant was born in 1921, in Grande-Digue, Dundas, Kent, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Godfroie Gallant, was 39 and her mother, Marie SUSANNE Bourque, was 37. She died on 4 April 1985, in Shemogue, Beaubassin East, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Godfroie Gallant
1882–1963
Marie SUSANNE Bourque
1884–1962
Marie Alice Zalida Gallant
1914–
Alberta Gallant
1918–1991
Joseph Everard Gallant
1918–
Rita Gallant
1920–2008
Valida Gallant
1921–1985

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    World Events (3)

    1937 · Miramichi Strike

    August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.

    1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

    In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

    1982

    Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Adrien, Gilles, Yvon, Alphonse, Andre, Camille, Emile, Lucien, Normand, Pierre, Adelard, Alban.

    English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Galand, Galant, from ancient Germanic Waland, of uncertain origin but apparently not related to the source of Wayland .

    English (East Anglia): nickname from Middle English gala(u)nt ‘merry; dashing, spirited, bold’ (Old French galant, see Galland 1).

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

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