Pelagie Leriger de LaPlante

Female9 June 1787–19 June 1865

Brief Life History of Pelagie

When Pelagie Leriger de LaPlante was born on 9 June 1787, in La Prairie, Laprairie, Quebec, Canada, her father, Jean Louis LÉRIGER DE LAPLANTE, was 46 and her mother, Marie Magdeleine Lefebvre, was 38. She married Etienne Benoit Lirverios on 12 October 1807, in Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil, Chambly, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 19 June 1865, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Arsenal Street Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Etienne Benoit Lirverios
Pelagie Leriger de LaPlante
Marriage: 12 October 1807
Pélagie Benoit
Moyse Benoit
Florence Benoit
George Benoit
Joseph Benoit
Edouard Benoit
Flavien or Fabien Benoit
Lena Benoit
Elisabeth Benoit
Léocadie Benoit

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Pelagie Leriger Laplante - Church record: birth: 9 June 1787; La Prairie, Laprairie, Québec, Canada
  • Pelagie Delaplante, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"
  • Pamelia Benoit, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1807Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil, Chambly, Quebec, Canada
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 1

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 10

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


    Age 21

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Indian Dilip, Anirban, Gopal, Alok, Anindya, Arunava, Asit, Asok, Dibyendu, Goutam, Indra, Indranil.

    Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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