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Désire Jules Louis LaignierAge: 73 years18651939

Désire Jules Louis Laignier
Given names
Désire Jules Louis
Birth October 28, 1865 28 19
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 months)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 14 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Birth of a brotherCharles Isidor Laignier
March 13, 1868 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Birth of a sisterMarie Clara Legnier
November 4, 1874 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterLouise Berthe Leignier
October 30, 1875 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Birth of a brotherAlphonse Camille Legnier
July 24, 1879 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherHenri Gaston Fernand Gustave Laignier
April 3, 1881 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterBerthe Laignier
1892 (Age 26 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherHenriette Marie Messisier
April 11, 1897 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 32 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
Civil marriageModestine Angéline Estele SorieulView this family
January 10, 1899 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
Maurice Laignier
1899 (Age 33 years)

Death of a fatherIsidor Auguste Leignier
1912 (Age 46 years)

Death of a brotherHenri Gaston Fernand Gustave Laignier
1915 (Age 49 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 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 51 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 52 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 63 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 65 years)

Death 1939 (Age 73 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 16, 1864La Bellière, Orne, Basse-Normandie, FRANCE
11 months
2 years
younger brother
7 years
younger sister
1 year
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
20 months
younger brother
12 years
younger sister
Family with Modestine Angéline Estele Sorieul - View this family
Marriage: January 10, 1899Paris 14°, Paris, Île-de-France, FRANCE
1 year

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Désire Jules Louis Laignier

      Désire Jules Louis Laignier, son of Isidor Auguste Leignier and Désiré Marie Toutain, was born on October 28, 1865 in La Bellière, Orne, Basse-Normandie and died in 1939 at the age of 73. He married Modestine Angéline Estele Sorieul on January 10, 1899 in Paris 14°, Paris, Île-de-France. She was born in 1875 and died in 1942 at the age of 67.

      Children of Désire Jules Louis Laignier and Modestine Angéline Estele Sorieul:

      1. Maurice Laignier (18991993)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Maurice Laignier, son of Désire Jules Louis Laignier and Modestine Angéline Estele Sorieul, was born in 1899 and died in 1993 at the age of 94. He married Albertine Bonin.

      Maurice Laignier and Albertine Bonin had 4 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.