Leona E Roberge

Brief Life History of Leona E

When Leona E Roberge was born on 4 May 1918, in East Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Henry Edward Roberge, was 30 and her mother, Hazel Hattie Ellis, was 23. She had at least 2 sons with Edwin Eugene DeWolf. She lived in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died on 4 September 2000, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Eugene DeWolf
1918–1995
Leona E Roberge
1918–2000
Edwin C Dewolf
1937–2012
Thomas H Dewolf
1939–2018

Sources (17)

  • Leona E De Wolf, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leona E Dewolf, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Former wife Leona Dewolf in entry for Edwin E Dewolf, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920

The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.

1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Lucien, Marcel, Andre, Jacques, Armand, Emile, Gaston, Normand, Urbain, Achille, Alphonse, Gilles.

French (mainly Normandy): from an ancient Germanic female personal name Hrodberga, composed of the elements hrōd ‘renown’ + bergō ‘protection’. Compare Robarge .

History: Pierre Roberge dit Lapierre from Saint-Germain-le-Vasson in Calvados, France, married Françoise Loignon in Sainte-Famille, Île d'Orléans, QC, in 1679. Pierre Roberge dit Lacroix from Saint-Germain-le-Vasson in Calvados, France, married Marie Lefrançois in Château-Richer, QC, in 1684.

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

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