Joseph Arthur Dandurand

4 May 1863–14 April 1947 (Age 83)
Bourbonnais Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph Arthur

When Joseph Arthur Dandurand was born on 4 May 1863, in Bourbonnais Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, his father, Elie Dandurand, was 39 and his mother, Sophronie Melancon, was 28. He married Hattie Adelaide Roberts on 23 October 1894, in Lake Linden, Houghton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lake Linden, Houghton, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Supervisorial District 1, Gila, Arizona, United States for about 5 years. He died on 14 April 1947, in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pinal Cemetery, Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Arthur Dandurand
Hattie Adelaide Roberts
Marriage: 23 October 1894
Mary Mercedes Dandurand
Prosper Joseph Dandurand

Spouse and Children

23 October 1894
Lake Linden, Houghton, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Elie Dandurand


    Sophronie Melancon




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

French: from Dom Durand ‘Master Durand’, composed of the title ‘Dom’, from Latin dominus ‘lord’ ( see Dampier ) + the personal name Durand ( see Durant ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Danduranell in household of Elie Danduranell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Dandurand in household of Elie Dandurand, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph A Dondurand, "United States Census, 1900"

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