Virginia Agnes Muise

27 July 1893–2 November 2004 (Age 111)
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Virginia Agnes

When Virginia Agnes Muise was born on 27 July 1893, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John J Muise, was 27 and her mother, Henrietta Martel, was 20. She married Charles D Muise on 25 September 1912, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 November 2004, in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 111, and was buried in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles D Muise
Virginia Agnes Muise
Marriage: 25 September 1912
Earl Charles Muise
Margaret Doucet
Gordon J Muise
Edith Muise
John Muise

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  • Marriage
    25 September 1912Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
    1903 · Ford Motor Company
    Age 10
    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 30
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 578;2007: 1111; 2010: 1591)Altered form of French (Seine-Maritime) Mius: nickname from regional French mius ‘better’.History: The (majority of the) bearers of the surname Muise are descendants of Philippe Mius, sieur d’Entremont, from Normandy in France, who came to Acadia with his family in 1651. In 1653 he was awarded the Barony of Pobomcoup in Acadia, where he founded the village of Pubnico, the oldest village in NS (Canada) still occupied by the Acadians, many of whom are descendants of the founder. His descendants also bear the surname Dentremont .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Virginia Muise in household of Charles D Muise, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Virginie Muise in entry for Charles D. Muise, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
    • Virginia A Muise, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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