Hermine A Deschenes

6 March 1924–5 October 1995 (Age 71)

The Life of Hermine A

When Hermine A Deschenes was born on 6 March 1924, in Canada, her father, Harvey Joseph Deschenes, was 30 and her mother, Clara Stanton, was 36. She lived in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 1930 and Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 17 years. She died on 5 October 1995, at the age of 71, and was buried in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Robert Cross Jorgensen
Hermine A Deschenes

Spouse and Children

    Robert Cross Jorgensen



Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Joseph Deschenes


    Clara Stanton




    Yolande L Deschenes


    Gilbert L. Deschenes



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Plural form of French Duchêne ( see Duchene ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hermine Deschenes in household of Harvey Deschenes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hermine Deschenes in household of Harvey Deschenes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Hermine Jorgensen in entry for Mrs Henry L Minie, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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