Theophile Joseph Roy dit Desjardins

about 1847–
Saint-Louis-de-Kamouraska, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Theophile Joseph

Theophile Joseph Roy dit Desjardins was born about 1847, in Saint-Louis-de-Kamouraska, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada as the son of Pierre Roy dit Desjardins and Angele Levesque. He married Lea Levesque in 1869. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Témiscouata, Quebec, Canada in 1901 and Quebec, Canada in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Theophile Joseph Roy dit Desjardins
1847–
Lea Levesque
1849–
Marriage: 1869
Clément Roy dit Desjardins
1872–
Isidore Roy dit Desjardins
1874–
Joseph Arthur Roy dit Desjardins
1874–
Marie Roy dit Desjardins
1876–
Louise Roy dit Desjardins
1877–
Théophile Roy dit Desjardins
1879–
Arthur Roy dit Desjardins
1881–
Georges Roy dit Desjardins
1882–
Léontine Roy dit Desjardins
1884–
Élisabeth Roy dit Desjardins
1886–1965
Marie Anne Roy dit Desjardins
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1869
children

(11)

    Clément Roy dit Desjardins

    Male1872–Male

    Isidore Roy dit Desjardins

    Male1874–Male

    Joseph Arthur Roy dit Desjardins

    Male1874–Male

    Marie Roy dit Desjardins

    Female1876–Female

    Louise Roy dit Desjardins

    Female1877–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Pierre Roy dit Desjardins

    Male–1850Male

    Angele Levesque

    Female1825–1868Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (1)

1871

Age 24

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’.2 English (of Norman origin): variant of Ray 1, cognate of 3.3 French: from Old French rey, roy ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), a nickname for someone who lived in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Théophile Desjardin, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Theophile Roy in household of Marie Roy, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Theophile Roy in household of Isidore Roy, "Canada Census, 1911"

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