When Marie Marguerite Rosalie Allaire was born on 10 October 1755, in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada, her father, Pierre-François Allaire, was 37 and her mother, Marie Louise Emery Dit Coderre, was 37. She married Pierre Francois Allard in 1771, in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 12 May 1825, in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada.
Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Andre, Lucien, Alphonse, Antoine, Armand, Emile, Michel, Pierre, Raoul, Raymonde, Rolande.
French: from the Old French personal name Allaire, a variant of Hilaire (see Hillary ). Compare Dallaire .
History: Jean and Charles Allaire, two brothers from the Poitou region of France, are recorded in Quebec City, QC, in 1662 and 1663, respectively, the years of their marriage. The descendants of one or another brother also bear altered forms of the surname, such as Dallaire, Delair, and Delaire. — Alexandre Allaire, a Huguenot refugee, brought the name from La Rochelle in France to New Rochelle, NY, in 1686, via the West Indies. He is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.