Catherine A. Willard

21 October 1916–1 August 1996 (Age 79)
Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Catherine A.

When Catherine A. Willard was born on 21 October 1916, in Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Herbert Edward Willard, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Hanora Haney, was 20. She married Rene R. Heroux on 27 June 1936, in Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1920. She died on 1 August 1996, in Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rene R. Heroux
Catherine A. Willard
Marriage: 27 June 1936

Spouse and Children

27 June 1936
Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Herbert Edward Willard


    Margaret Hanora Haney




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 Probably an Americanized form of the German cognate Willhardt ( see Willert ).

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

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Story Highlight

Form 15-6 Department Of Commerce—Bureau Of The Census—Fifteenth Census Of The United States—1930–Population Schedule—State Of New Hampshire—County of Coos—City Of Berlin

Name: Francis Liguori Brannen, Head Sex: Male Race: White Age: 35 Married Place Of Birth: New York Place Of Birth Father: New York Place Of Birth Mother: New York Occupation: Civil Engineer, P …

Sources (3)

  • Catherine A Willerd in household of Timothy P Shugrue, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherine A Willard in household of Francis L Brannen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katherine Willard in entry for Donald Herman Silke and Joyce Ann Heroux, "New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959"

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