Louis Israel Roy

Brief Life History of Louis Israel

When Louis Israel Roy was born on 15 November 1844, in Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste Roy dit Lauzier, was 30 and his mother, Verville Marie Michaud, was 36. He married Nathalie Marie Ouellette on 8 January 1871, in Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in St. Agatha, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 March 1928, in Saint David, Madawaska, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in St. Agatha, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Louis Israel Roy
Nathalie Marie Ouellette
Marriage: 8 January 1871
Onésime Roy, dit Lauzier
Claudia Roy
Flavie Roy
Jean Baptiste Roy
Maxime Israel Roy
Isabelle Roy
Alice Roy
Clarisse Roy
Febronie Roy

Sources (20)

  • Israel Roy in household of Olinia Lovigue, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Israel Ros, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Roy, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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