Francois Roger Lessar

15 May 1824–
Saint-Joachim, Montmorency, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Francois Roger

When Francois Roger Lessar was born on 15 May 1824, in Saint-Joachim, Montmorency, Quebec, Canada, his father, François Lessard, was 32 and his mother, Marie Angélique Filion, was 24.

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Family Time Line

François Lessard
1791–1856
Marie Angélique Filion
1799–
Francois Roger Lessar
1824–
David Lessard
1849–
Mars Lessard
1850–
Marie Aimée Lessard
1825–
Marie Mosaline Lessard
1826–
Marie Sara Lessard
1827–
Onésime Lessard
1829–1848
Elie Isaie Lessard
1830–1830
Lessard
1838–1839

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World Events (2)

1869

Age 45

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1871

Age 47

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, Old French essart (Late Latin exsartum, past participle of exsarire ‘to weed out’, ‘grub up’), with the definite article l’, or a habitational name from various places named Lessard or Lessart from this word.

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

Sources (2)

  • Francois Roger Lessar, "Quebec Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898"
  • Francois Roger Lessar, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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