Myrtle Cecile Legendre

25 September 1917–15 October 1999 (Age 82)
Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Myrtle Cecile

When Myrtle Cecile Legendre was born on 25 September 1917, in Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, her father, Francois Augustave Legendre, was 39 and her mother, Adela Philomene Mire, was 34. She died on 15 October 1999, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States.

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Ardell G Maclean
Myrtle Cecile Legendre

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    Francois Augustave Legendre





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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French gendre ‘son-in-law’, with the definite article le. See also Gendron . This is a Huguenot name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Legendre in household of Gus Legendre, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Maclean in entry for Irving Edward Legendre Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Myrtle Mclean in entry for Registered Nurse Rita Legendre Small, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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