When Louis Onesime Alarie was born on 26 February 1860, in Trois-Rivières, Saint-Maurice, Quebec, Canada, his father, Joseph Etienne Alarie, was 34 and his mother, Adeline Hebert, was 30. He married Claire Philomene Poirier on 23 September 1889, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in District Judiciaire de Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada in 1871 and Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died in June 1906, at the age of 46, and was buried in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Camille, Dominique, Francois, Germaine, Jean Marc, Lucien, Michel, Pierette, Yves.
French (southern): variant of Alary, from the personal name Alary, a variant of Alaric, composed of the ancient Germanic elements ala ‘all’ and ric ‘powerful’. Alternatively, from the personal name Alarie, a feminine form of Alary. The surname Alarie has apparently died out in France. Compare Allery 2.
History: René Alarie dit Grandalarie from Neuville-de-Poitou in Vienne, France, married Louise Thibault in Neuville, QC, in 1681.
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