Theophile Joseph Roy dit Desjardins

Maleabout 1847–

Brief Life History of Theophile Joseph

When Theophile Joseph Roy dit Desjardins was born about 1847, in Saint-Louis-de-Kamouraska, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada, his father, Pierre Roy dit Desjardins, was 29 and his mother, Angele Levesque, was 23. He married Lea Levesque on 17 August 1869, in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada. 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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Theophile Joseph Roy dit Desjardins
about 1847–
Lea Levesque
Marriage: 17 August 1869
Clément Roy dit Desjardins
about 1872–
Isidore Roy dit Desjardins
Joseph Arthur Roy dit Desjardins
Marie Roy dit Desjardins
Louise Roy dit Desjardins
Théophile Roy dit Desjardins
Arthur Roy dit Desjardins
Georges Roy dit Desjardins
Léontine Roy dit Desjardins
Élisabeth Roy dit Desjardins
Marie Anne Roy dit Desjardins

Sources (5)

  • Théophile Desjardin, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Theophile Roy in household of Marie Roy, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Theophile Joseph in entry for Joseph Roy, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1869Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (2)


    Age 22



    Age 24

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Jacques, Marcel, Emile, Laurent, Pierre, Cecile, Donat, Gilles. Indian Dipak, Sumit, Amit, Ajit, Dipankar, Partha, Ranjan, Shyamal, Aloke, Amitava, Chitra, Gautam.

    Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. Compare Reed .

    English (of Norman origin): from Old French roi ‘king’, used as a nickname (see 3 below) and also as a personal name. Compare Ray 2.

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

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