Ovila Lemay

2 June 1913–21 August 1981 (Age 68)
Montreal, Communauté urbaine de Montréal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Ovila

When Ovila Lemay was born on 2 June 1913, in Montreal, Communauté urbaine de Montréal, Quebec, Canada, his father, Joseph Origene Lemay, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Laganière Dit Hamelin, was 23. He died on 21 August 1981, in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 68.

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Joseph Origene Lemay
Catherine Laganière Dit Hamelin
Ovila Lemay
M.D. Fernand Lemay

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Origene Lemay


    Catherine Laganière Dit Hamelin





    M.D. Fernand Lemay


World Events (1)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 67

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.

Name Meaning

1 French: habitational name from Lemay in Maine-et-Loire.2 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young lad’ or ‘girl’, with the Old French definite article le.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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