Andre Leger

27 November 1864–31 August 1954 (Age 89)
Cap-Pele, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Andre

When Andre Leger was born on 27 November 1864, in Cap-Pele, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Philippe Légere, was 26 and his mother, Madeleine Melanson, was 30. He married Marguerite Cyr on 14 October 1907, in Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Botsford, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years and Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1907. He died on 31 August 1954, in Cap-Pele, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 89.

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Andre Leger
Marguerite Cyr
Marriage: 14 October 1907
Mary Jane Legere
Marie Elvina Leger

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World Events (7)

1867 · British North America Act
Age 3
The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
Age 7
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge
Age 37
July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

1 French (Léger) and English: from the Germanic personal name Leodegar ( see Ledger ).2 French: nickname from léger ‘light’, ‘superficial’.3 English: see Letcher .

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

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Sources (16)

  • Andre Legere in household of Philipe Legere, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Andrew Legere, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • André Léger in entry for Marguerite Leger, "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"

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