Joseph John Thirion

1884–1943 (Age 59)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Joseph John

When Joseph John Thirion was born on 28 February 1884, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Gustav Joseph Thirion, was 26 and his mother, Maximilia Anna Dardenne, was 25. He married Lena Bogaert on 23 July 1907, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Calumet Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 1 August 1943, in Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph John Thirion
Lena Bogaert
Marriage: 23 July 1907
August Thirion
Allred Thirion
Marion Thirion
Paul Thirion

Spouse & Children

23 July 1907
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


  • August Thirion


  • Allred Thirion


  • Marion Thirion


  • Paul Thirion


Parents & Siblings

  • Gustav Joseph Thirion


  • Maximilia Anna Dardenne




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World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Thiry, a variant of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Thirion, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Thirion, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Thirion, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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