Brigit Blanche Tesson

1896–1983 (Age 86)
Portage Township, St. Charles, Missouri, United States

The Life of Brigit Blanche

When Brigit Blanche Tesson was born on 21 December 1896, in Portage Township, St. Charles, Missouri, United States, her father, Louis Philippe Honore Tesson, was 42 and her mother, Catherine Anne Bienvenu, was 40. She died on 16 August 1983, at the age of 86.

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Louis Philippe Honore Tesson
Catherine Anne Bienvenu
Marie Brigitte Tesson
Mary Christine Tesson
Philip Cleveland Tesson
Maria Anna Estelle Tesson
Stephen Sidney Tesson
Brigit Blanche Tesson

Parents & Siblings

  • Louis Philippe Honore Tesson


  • Catherine Anne Bienvenu




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

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