Théodule Tourangeau

5 January 1875–26 January 1955 (Age 80)
Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Terrebonne, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Théodule

When Théodule Tourangeau was born on 5 January 1875, in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Terrebonne, Quebec, Canada, his father, Joseph Tourangeau, was 27 and his mother, Marie Célina Viau, was 18. He married Delia Lagenesse on 13 May 1907, in Flat Rock, Delta, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 26 January 1955, in Delta, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Escanaba, Delta, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Théodule Tourangeau
Delia Lagenesse
Marriage: 13 May 1907
Marie Tourengeau
Irene L Tourangeau

Spouse and Children

13 May 1907
Flat Rock, Delta, Michigan, United States


    Marie Tourengeau


    Irene L Tourangeau


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Tourangeau


    Marie Célina Viau




    Joseph Tourangeau



    Marie Adiana Tourangeau


    Wilfrid Tourangeau


    Marie Aline Exilda Tourangeau


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of Tourange, an old form of Touraine, hence a regional name denoting someone from the Touraine region, or from its main city, Tours. In Canadian usage, this has principally been a secondary surname, still with its original significance.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Theodore Tourangean, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Theodore Tourangeau, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Theodore Tourangeau, "Find A Grave Index"

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