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Berthe LaignierAge: 65 years18921957

Berthe Laignier
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Birth 1892 54 45

Death of a maternal grandmotherHenriette Marie Messisier
April 11, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Death of a fatherIsidor Auguste Leignier
1912 (Age 20 years)

Death of a brotherHenri Gaston Fernand Gustave Laignier
1915 (Age 23 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Death of a motherDésiré Marie Toutain
1931 (Age 39 years)

Death of a brotherDésire Jules Louis Laignier
1939 (Age 47 years)

Death of a brotherCharles Isidor Laignier
1940 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a sisterMarie Clara Legnier
1956 (Age 64 years)

Death of a sisterLouise Berthe Leignier
December 23, 1957 (Age 65 years)

Death 1957 (Age 65 years)

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Marriage: November 16, 1864La Bellière, Orne, Basse-Normandie, FRANCE
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elder brother
2 years
elder brother
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elder sister
1 year
elder sister
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elder brother
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elder brother
12 years


naissance 1875

  1. Generation 1
    1. Berthe Laignier, daughter of Isidor Auguste Leignier and Désiré Marie Toutain, was born in 1892 and died in 1957 at the age of 65.