Andre Fleury

13 September 1763–1 March 1829 (Age 65)
Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse, Bellechasse, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Andre

When Andre Fleury was born on 13 September 1763, in Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse, Bellechasse, Quebec, Canada, his father, André Fleury, was 29 and his mother, Marie Josephe Tanguay, was 26. He married Marie Paule Marceau on 27 January 1794, in Saint-Vallier, Bellechasse, Quebec, Canada. He died on 1 March 1829, in Baie-du-Febvre, Nicolet-Yamaska, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 65.

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Andre Fleury
Marie Paule Marceau
Marriage: 27 January 1794

Spouse and Children


    Marie Paule Marceau


27 January 1794
Saint-Vallier, Bellechasse, Quebec, Canada

Parents and Siblings


    Marie Josephe Tanguay




    Marie Josephte Fleury



    Marie Rose Fleury


    Antoine Fleury


    Félix Julien Fleury


+9 More Children

Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin):1. from the medieval personal name Fleuri (Latin Florius, a derivative of the Roman family name Florus, from flos ‘flower’, genitive floris). This name was borne by a 3rd-century saint martyred in Nicomedia under the emperor Decius. There seems to have been some confusion with a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hlōd ‘fame’ + rīc ‘power’. 2. habitational name from any of the various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Florus (see above) + the locative suffix -acum. 3. nickname from Old French fluri ‘flowered’, ‘variegated’ (a derivative of flur Flower ). This could have denoted someone who dressed in an extravagant mixture of colors or perhaps one who had a blotchy complexion.

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

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  • Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968.

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