Evariste Foisy

October 1841–
Canada, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France

The Life of Evariste

When Evariste Foisy was born in October 1841, in Canada, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France, his father, Antoine Foisy dit Frenière, was 44 and his mother, Marie Élisabeth Baré, was 46. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Malvina Nadeau. He lived in Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Evariste Foisy
Malvina Nadeau
Marie Rosalie Foisy
Joseph Prosper Evariste Foisy
Marie Elisa Foisy
Joseph Nazaire Henri Foisy
Armande Foisy

Spouse and Children



    Marie Rosalie Foisy


    Joseph Prosper Evariste Foisy


    Marie Elisa Foisy


    Joseph Nazaire Henri Foisy


    Armande Foisy


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 21

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

French Canadian variant of French Foissy, a habitational name from a place so named in Yonne. In French Canada Foisy is also a secondary surname for Frenière or La Frenière ( see Lafreniere ), and Americanized as Freeman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evariste Foisy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Everett Foisy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Evariste Foisy in entry for Eliza Foisy, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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