Marie Richard


The Life of Marie

Marie Richard was born in 1883, in Canada as the daughter of Exavier Richard. She married Pierre Ovid Bonneau on 7 August 1905, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States for about 35 years.

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Pierre Ovid Bonneau
Marie Richard
Marriage: 7 August 1905
Arthur O. Bonneau
Helene Bonneau
Cecile B Bonneau

Spouse and Children

7 August 1905
Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States



    Helene Bonneau


    Cecile B Bonneau


Parents and Siblings

    Exavier Richard




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 15

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

From the Old German name Reichart or Richart, from "reich-hart," very powerful, strong, or rich. A nickname is Dick and, as a diminutive, Dickon. Hecka is a Cornish form of Dick. Richart and Rizard are Anglo-Norman forms of Richard. Richoard is a female name from Richard. Ruiseard is a Gaelic form of Richard. Rychard is another spelling of Richard and sometimes found as a female name.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Bonneau in household of Peter Bonneau, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Bonneau in household of Pierre Bonneau, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Bonneau in household of Pierre Bonneau, "United States Census, 1930"

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