Joseph Zephirin Fortin

13 November 1903–25 April 1977 (Age 73)
Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Joseph Zephirin

When Joseph Zephirin Fortin was born on 13 November 1903, in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Philias Fortin, was 40 and his mother, Marie Alexandrine Fournier, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Mary Alice Piette. He lived in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States in 1930. He died on 25 April 1977, in Danielson, Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Danielson, Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philias Fortin
Marie Alexandrine Fournier
Joseph Adolphe Fortin
Joseph Adelard Fortin
Alexina Fortin
Marie Evelina Fortin
Marie Rose Fortin
Joseph Zephirin Fortin

Parents and Siblings



    Joseph Adolphe Fortin


    Joseph Adelard Fortin



    Marie Evelina Fortin


    Marie Rose Fortin


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 2

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Fort .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Zephren Fontin in household of Mitchel Piette, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Jephirin Fortin, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Joseph Tephirin Fortin, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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