Joseph F Leandre Lirette

Brief Life History of Joseph F Leandre

When Joseph F Leandre Lirette was born on 1 June 1907, in Eveleth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles Francois Lirette, was 31 and his mother, Angelina Cantin, was 32. He married Marie M Denaige Germaine Drouin on 4 September 1928, in Bonnyville, MD of Bonnyville No. 87, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Athabasca County, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 23 September 1999, in Bonnyville, MD of Bonnyville No. 87, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bonnyville, MD of Bonnyville No. 87, Alberta, Canada.

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Joseph F Leandre Lirette
Marie M Denaige Germaine Drouin
Marriage: 4 September 1928
George Lirette

Sources (4)

  • Leadre Lirette in household of Charles J Lirette, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Joseph F. Leandre Lirette, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Leandre Lirette in household of Charles Lirette, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Angelle, Armand, Aurele, Caliste, Gaston, Gisele, Octave.

Altered form of French Hileret or Hilairet (via the intermediate shortened form Liret): derivative of the personal name Hilaire . Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Lerette and Lorette .

History: François Hileret or Hilairet from Fontenay-le-Comte in Vendée, France, married Marie-Anne Tessier in Charlesbourg, QC, in 1695. His descendants also bear other altered forms of the surname, such as Lerette and Lorette.

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

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