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1857-12-05 x Jacques Francois Catois et Desiree Helene Catois Joue-du-Bois 85.jpg

Hélène Désirée Catois1831

Hélène Désirée Catois
Given names
Hélène Désirée
Birth June 10, 1831
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 6 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://goo.gl/0602J7
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://goo.gl/4B84q9
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 14 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
Death of a motherAnne Adelaïde Bisson
September 8, 1854 (Age 23 years)
MarriageJacques François CatoisView this family
December 5, 1857 (Age 26 years)
Registry officer: Jean GérardRelationshipRelationship
Death of a fatherLouis Jean Catois
after December 5, 1857 (Age 26 years)

Marriage contractJacques François CatoisView this family
November 21, 1858 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
François Pierre Clement Catois
September 25, 1859 (Age 28 years)
Informant: Jean BlondelRelationship
Informant: Jean GérardRelationship
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 25 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 29 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 35 years)
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 35 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 37 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 daughter
Marie Anne Catois
October 31, 1874 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 46 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 66 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 84 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 85 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 86 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 98 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

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1831
5 months
-3 years
elder sister
-4 years
elder brother
Family with Jacques François Catois - View this family
Marriage: December 5, 1857Joué-du-Bois, Orne, Basse-Normandie, FRANCE
22 months
15 years

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Hélène Désirée Catois

      Hélène Désirée Catois, daughter of Louis Jean Catois and Anne Adelaïde Bisson, was born on June 10, 1831 in Joué-du-Bois, Orne, Basse-Normandie. She married Jacques François Catois, son of Jacques Michel Catois and Anne Françoise Druet, on December 5, 1857 in Joué-du-Bois, Orne, Basse-Normandie. He was born on September 7, 1828 in Joué-du-Bois, Orne, Basse-Normandie.

      Children of Hélène Désirée Catois and Jacques François Catois:

      1. François Pierre Clement Catois (1859)
      2. Marie Anne Catois (1874)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. François Pierre Clement Catois

      François Pierre Clement Catois, son of Jacques François Catois and Hélène Désirée Catois, was born on September 25, 1859 in La Heurteventière, Joué-du-Bois, Orne.

    2. Marie Anne Catois

      Marie Anne Catois, daughter of Jacques François Catois and Hélène Désirée Catois, was born on October 31, 1874 in Joué-du-Bois, Orne, Basse-Normandie.