Agnes Mary Roy

Brief Life History of Agnes Mary

When Agnes Mary Roy was born on 11 April 1901, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Leon Roy, was 23 and her mother, Marie Cordelia Deshais, was 21. She married Alphonse Firmin Sevigny on 4 June 1923, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 22 May 1997, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Alphonse Firmin Sevigny
Agnes Mary Roy
Marriage: 4 June 1923
Mildred Jeanne Sevigny
Jeannette M Sevigny
Irene V Sevigny
Doris P Sevigny

Sources (12)

  • Agnes M Sevigny in household of Alphouse J Sevigny, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Agnes M. Roy, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Mary A Sevigny, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Jacques, Marcel, Emile, Laurent, Pierre, Cecile, Donat, Gilles. Indian Dipak, Sumit, Amit, Ajit, Dipankar, Partha, Ranjan, Shyamal, Aloke, Amitava, Chitra, Gautam.

Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. Compare Reed .

English (of Norman origin): from Old French roi ‘king’, used as a nickname (see 3 below) and also as a personal name. Compare Ray 2.

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

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