Renee Clemence Chevalier

8 January 1882–24 August 1954 (Age 72)
Saint-Denis-le-Thiboult, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France

The Life of Renee Clemence

When Renee Clemence Chevalier was born on 8 January 1882, in Saint-Denis-le-Thiboult, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France, her father, Denis Dit Leon Chevalier, was 30 and her mother, Celine Hebert, was 26. She died on 24 August 1954, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Denis Dit Leon Chevalier
1851–1933
Celine Hebert
1855–1917
Paul Leon Chevalier
1877–1878
Renee Clemence Chevalier
1882–1954
Clemence Alice Chevalier
1883–1931
Marthe Suzanne Chevalier
1896–1896

Parents and Siblings

    Denis Dit Leon Chevalier

    Male1851–1933Male

    Celine Hebert

    Female1855–1917Female

siblings

(4)

    Paul Leon Chevalier

    Male1877–1878Male

    Female1882–1954Female

    Clemence Alice Chevalier

    Female1883–1931Female

    Marthe Suzanne Chevalier

    Female1896–1896Female

World Events (8)

1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 4

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

Age 7

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.
1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 23

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French chevalier ‘knight’ (literally ‘horseman’, ‘rider’, from Late Latin caballarius, a derivative of caballus ‘horse’). In the Middle Ages only men of comparative wealth were able to afford the upkeep of a riding horse. It is likely that in the majority of cases the surname was originally a nickname, or an occupational name for a knight's servant, rather than a status name, for most men of the knightly class belonged to noble families which had more specific surnames derived from their estates.

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

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