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immigrant - Canada to US     Parmelia (Adelina)  MARTIN

  (b. 21 August 1848 Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. 7 July 1944 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 95
Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Summary: Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN was born 21 August 1848 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada . Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN was the child of Pierre MARTIN and Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste MARTIN and Marguerite ST-JEAN dite LAPERCHE (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste DESMARAIS and Magdeleine (Madeleine) LACASSE

Parmelia (Adelina) was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1870.

She married  Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS abt. 1872 in Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS  was born 21 April 1852 in Sainte-Victoire-de-Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He died 20 July 1948 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  He was the son of Jean Baptiste RENAUD dit LOCAS and Angeline (Angel) THIBAULT (THIBEAU).

Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN died 7 July 1944 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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Did You Know? Over time, Quebec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

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The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
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Aged People Should Eat Very Little Meat
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The Ladies" Home Journal, January 1898
1800s Recipe1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

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The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
Église de Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire
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Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
Porte des Maires - Mayor's Gate

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
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Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN married immigrant - Canada to US    Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS-- Date: abt. 1872 Place: , Massachusetts, USA
Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS was the son of Jean Baptiste RENAUD dit LOCAS and Angeline (Angel) THIBAULT (THIBEAU)


Was their marriage at Notre-Dame church in Southbridge? Edouard's obituary says he was one of the founders of that church. Another possible place -- St. Joseph Catholic Church, No. Grosvenordale, CT

Children:

flag  Parmelia J (Marie Emelia) RENAUD (b.29 January 1873, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. January 1968, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Joseph-Hermas RENAUD (b.20 November 1874, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA  d. 1942, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Josephine DUPERE (DUPERRY) (PERRY) 4 October 1897

flag   Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD (b.13 August 1876, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 24 January 1971, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Reuben BAKER 11 August 1895

flag  Marie-Valida RENAUD (b.25 October 1878, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA  d. 1936, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Adelard PHANEUF 1923

flag  Marie RENAUD (b.21 November 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 1899?, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)

flag   Mathilde RENAUD (b.14 March 1883, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA  d. 1969, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. George Alfred COURNOYER 19 June 1911

immigrant - US to Canada    Marie-Emma RENAUD (b.6 January 1885, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA  d. 10 October 1938, Nicolet, Québec, Canada )

flag   Elizabeth Marie RENAUD (b.18 August 1887, Grafton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 9 August 1985, West Haven, Connecticut, USA)
m. Joseph Napoleon RAPANAULT 30 September 1907

immigrant - US to Canada    Clara RENAUD (b.March 1890, Grafton, Massachusetts, USA  d. bet. 1968-1971, , Ontario, Canada)
m. Joseph Adolphe TRAHAN 2 May 1923


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1848 Baptism. Notre-Dame du-Rosaire,... Read MORE...

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Birth
21 August 1848
Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)

Canada 1849 - The boundary of the 49th Parallel is extended to the Pacific Ocean. An Act of Amnesty provides for W.L. Mackenzie's return from exile in the U.S.

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Canada Despite diversification of the rural economy, more than 80% of French Canadians were employed in farming in 1850.

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USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...


Canada 1854 - The French seigneurial system of land tenancy is finally abolished in Canada East


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...


Canada 1857 - Ottawa chosen by Queen Victoria as the capital of the united colony of Canada


Canada 1858 - The Halifax-Truro line begins rail service. Chinese immigrants from California arrive in British Columbia, attracted by the Fraser River Gold Rush.

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USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863



Canada 1864 - Quebec Conference of 1864 held to discuss Canadian Confederation which will lead to the creation of the Dominion of Canada.

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Canada 1865 - No Draft
The Canadians do not appear to like drafting for military service on the border. The Quebec News of ...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...



Canada 1867 - Canada becomes a sovereign nation by an act of the British Parliament (the British North America Act). Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick are united as the Dominion of Canada. Sir John A. Macdonald becomes the first prime minister





Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.
The country's first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, faces economic depression in the...Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


1873 Birth of Child
Parmelia J (Marie Emelia) RENAUD was born 29 January 1873, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1874 Birth of Child
Joseph-Hermas RENAUD was born 20 November 1874, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA
USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...


1876 Birth of Child
Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD was born 13 August 1876, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1878 Birth of Child
Marie-Valida RENAUD was born 25 October 1878, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA

1880 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
Edward (spelled Reneau) listed as age 24 living in Thompson, CT, born in 1856. His wife is...Read MORE...


1880
Living next to the Renaud family in 1880 is the following Martin family:
Joseph Martin, age 24,...Read MORE...


Canada 1880-84 - The Canadian Pacific Railway recruits thousands of underpaid Chinese Labourers.

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1880 Birth of Child
Marie RENAUD was born 21 November 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


1883 Birth of Child
Mathilde RENAUD was born 14 March 1883, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

1885 Birth of Child
Marie-Emma RENAUD was born 6 January 1885, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA
USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...


Canada 1885 - November 7 - Canadian Pacific railroad completed (Montreal to Vancouver)
The last spike of the transcontinental railway is put in place in the Eagle Pass, B.C. (Nov. 7).
www.worldatlas.com - November 7, 1885

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

1887 Birth of Child
Elizabeth Marie RENAUD was born 18 August 1887, Grafton, Massachusetts, USA
Canada 1889 - The first Canadian troops sent overseas participate in the Boer War in South Africa (Oct. 30).

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Canada 1890 - Free land for large families
The Quebec legislature a few days ago passed a bill offering 100 acres of land to every man who is...Read MORE...


1890 Birth of Child
Clara RENAUD was born March 1890, Grafton, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European...Read MORE...


USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...



World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...


1900
Edward (spelled Reno) living in Brick Row in Southbridge, Massachusetts. He is living near the...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...


Canada 1903 - Canada loses the Alaska boundary dispute when British tribunal representative Lord Alverstone sides with the U.S. (Oct. 20).

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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...Read MORE...


World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1910
The Renaud family is living on Sayles St. in Southbridge. Edward is 59, laborer at Print Works. His ...Read MORE...


World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full...Read MORE...



USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

Canada 1917 - Canadian Government enforced conscription, rioting occurred
August 29 – WWI: The Military Service Act is passed in the Canadian House of Commons, giving the...Read MORE...


Canada 1917 - December 6 - Halifax Explosion: Two freighters collide in Halifax Harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia and cause a huge explosion that kills at least 1,963 people, injures 9,000 and destroys part of the city

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1917

Canada 1917 - Income tax is introduced in Canada as a temporary wartime measure.


USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - ...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


Canada 1918 - Women win the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. All provinces follow suit by 1922 except Quebec, which does not give women the right to vote in provincial elections until 1940.



World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

1919
Renaud Edward (Emelie) emp H W Co, h 14 Sayles

Clara, weaver H W Co, b 14 Sayles

Pamile, b 14 ...Read MORE...



World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto....Read MORE...


1920
The Renaud’s are living on Sayles St. in Southbridge. Edward is 68. Emily is 71. Edward works as a...Read MORE...


Canada 1920 - Canada joins the League of Nations at its inception.



USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...Read MORE...


1928
Renaud Edward (Permelia) retired, r 48 Sayles
1928 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge and Sturbridge

Canada 1928 - The Supreme Court of Canada rules that the BNA Act does not define women as "persons" and are therefore not eligible to hold public office.

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Canada 1929 - The British Privy Council reverses the Supreme Court decision of 1928, and women are legally declared "persons" (Oct. 18). The Great Depression begins. the Workers' Unity League is formed.

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Canada The return to stability in the mid-1920s lasts only briefly as the crash of 1929 plunges the country into economic chaos.

Canada: A People's History (www.cbc.ca/ history/ ) -

World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...



1930
Renaud’s are living at 48 Sayles St. Edward is 78. Emilie is 80. Edward’s year of immigration is...Read MORE...


Canada Canada's economy collapses during the 1930s, creating a prolonged political and social crisis.
In the context of the Dust Bowl, the relief camps and the Regina Riot, political leaders such as...Read MORE...


World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...



Canada 1931 - The Statute of Westminster (Dec. 11) authorizes the Balfour Report (1926), granting Canada full legislative authority in both internal and external affairs. The Governor General becomes a representative of the Crown.

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USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...


USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...


USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...Read MORE...




USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

United States' Action in Leaving Gold...Read MORE...


USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

www.wikipedia.org - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...


Canada 1934 - The Bank of Canada is formed.

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USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.
LIFE IN DUST BOWL OF UNITED STATES BEING RULED TODAY BY THREE WORDS - "IF IT RAINS"

By Robert...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

by...Read MORE...


1936
Renaud Edward (Permelia) retired, r 48 Sayles
1936 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...


1938 Death of Child
Marie-Emma RENAUD died 10 October 1938, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938

Canada 1939 - Canada began participation in World War II
Canada declares war on Germany (Sept. 10) after remaining neutral for a week following the British...Read MORE...


Canada 1939 - Québec adopts the motto Je me souviens (I remember)


USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 30, 1939

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

1940 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Parmelia Renaud
Age: 91
Estimated Birth Year: abt...Read MORE...



World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Aircraft flying from Imperial Japanese Navy carriers launch a surprise...Read MORE...


USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech" to a Joint...Read MORE...


World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941


USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.


Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942

Canada 1942 - About 22000 Canadians of Japanese descent are stripped of non- portable possessions, interned and evacuated as security risks (Feb. 26).

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USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient
PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

By...Read MORE...


Death
7 July 1944
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA


Parmelia is buried at: St. George’s Cemetery
Paige Hill
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
(508)-765-0601

Edward's last residence was 48 Sayles St. He died of cancer of the bladder at the age of 97 years.

Adelina's last residence was 48 Sayles St. She died of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 95 years, 10 mo, 12 days.

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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