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Modestine Angéline Estele SorieulAge: 67 years18751942

Modestine Angéline Estele Sorieul
Given names
Modestine Angéline Estele
Birth 1875

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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 marriageDésire Jules Louis LaignierView this family
January 10, 1899 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
Maurice Laignier
1899 (Age 24 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 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 42 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 43 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 54 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 husbandDésire Jules Louis Laignier
1939 (Age 64 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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
Death 1942 (Age 67 years)

  1. Generation 1
    1. Modestine Angéline Estele Sorieul was born in 1875 and died in 1942 at the age of 67. She married Désire Jules Louis Laignier, son of Isidor Auguste Leignier and Désiré Marie Toutain, on January 10, 1899 in Paris 14°, Paris, Île-de-France. He was born on October 28, 1865 in La Bellière, Orne, Basse-Normandie and died in 1939 at the age of 73.

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

      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.