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Yvonne Dionne
Birth: May 28, 1934
Nipissing District
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jun. 23, 2001
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada

One of the five Dionne Quintuplets who were born on May 28, 1934, in the farming community of, Callendar, Ontario. They were born to poor farmers, Oliva and Elzire Dionne. The births were attended by midwives and Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe. After the births there was a great concern they would not survive, but as time went by there condition improved. They were entrusted to the care of a nurse named, Louise de Kirline and were supervised by Dr. Dafoe. After a short time the Quints were taken from there parents and guardianship was given to the Ontario Government. They became a tourist attraction and were visited by millions of people. Later in life they were returned to there parents' custody. They were models for brand name products and were the subject of many films and documentaries. They include, "The Country Doctor" (1936), "Reunion" (1936), "Going On Two" (1936), "Quintupland" (1938), "Five Of A Kind" (1938), "Unusual Occupations" (1942), "Year Of Siege" (1962) and "The Dionne Quintuplets" (1978). They wrote several books and in 1998 they sued the Ontario Government and won $4 million in damages. Yvonne Dionne died of cancer on June 23, 2001. She was 67 years old. (bio by: K) 
Family links: 
  Oliva Dionne (1903 - 1979)
  Elzire Legros Dionne (1909 - 1986)
  Ernest Dionne (1926 - 1995)*
  Rose-Marie Dionne (1928 - 1995)*
  Leo Dionne (1930 - 1930)*
  Daniel Dionne (1932 - 1995)*
  Emilie Dionne (1934 - 1954)*
  Yvonne Dionne (1934 - 2001)
  Marie Dionne (1934 - 1970)*
  Victor R. Dionne (1938 - 2007)*
  Claude A Dionne (1946 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Nipissing District
Ontario, Canada
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Record added: Dec 15, 2002
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- Kris Burns, UK
 Added: Jun. 24, 2017
I'm so sorry that you and your sisters were taken from your parents, God bless you dear lady.
- oldiebutgoodie
 Added: Jun. 23, 2017
May you rest in peace.
- Clarence J. DILLION
 Added: Jun. 23, 2017
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