Maurice Jean Bourgeois

Male25 March 1899–14 June 1978

Brief Life History of Maurice Jean

When Maurice Jean Bourgeois was born on 25 March 1899, in Loreauville, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste Augustin Bourgeois, was 27 and his mother, Marie Amelie LeBlanc, was 21. He lived in Iberia, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died on 14 June 1978, in New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jean Baptiste Augustin Bourgeois
Marie Amelie LeBlanc
Marie Yvonne Bourgeois
Maurice Jean Bourgeois
Paul Emile Bourgeois
Marie Antoinette Bourgeois
Jules D Bourgeois
Felicie Bourgeois
Cecile M Bourgeois
Albert J Bourgeois
Jeanne Marie Bourgeois
Louis Joseph Bourgeois

Sources (6)

  • Maurice Bourgois in household of Baptist Bourgois, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maurice Jean Bourgeois, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Monsignor J Maurice Bourgeois in entry for Cecile M Bourgeois, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.


Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Marcel, Emile, Alphonse, Armand, Camille, Gaston, Monique, Pierre, Lucien, Michel, Normand.

French: from bourgeois ‘burgher’ (from Old French burgeis, from burc ‘fortified town’), a status name for an inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a fortified town (see Bourg ). Compare Lebourgeois and also Boss , Burgess , and Bushway .

History: Jacques Bourgeois from France married Jeanne Trahan in Acadia c. 1643. Pierre Bourgeois from Poligny in Jura, France, married Marie-Louise Cléroux in Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, QC, in 1753.

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

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