Emilien Irenee Theriault

20 July 1874–5 June 1948 (Age 73)
Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Emilien Irenee

When Emilien Irenee Theriault was born on 20 July 1874, in Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Cyriac Theriault, was 29 and his mother, Marguerite Comeau, was 26. He died on 5 June 1948, in Comeauville, Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Emilien Irenee Theriault
Adeline Theriault

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Cyriac Theriault


    Marguerite Comeau





    Marie Delphine Theriau


    William Theriault



    Eveline Theriault


+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 35

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 47

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 71

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of Thierry .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Emilien Irenee Theriau, "Nova Scotia, Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"

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