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
1841–
Malvina Nadeau
1854–
Marie Rosalie Foisy
1871–1811
Joseph Prosper Evariste Foisy
1873–1877
Marie Elisa Foisy
1877–1941
Joseph Nazaire Henri Foisy
1886–
Armande Foisy
1894–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Marie Rosalie Foisy

    Female1871–1811Female

    Joseph Prosper Evariste Foisy

    Male1873–1877Male

    Marie Elisa Foisy

    Female1877–1941Female

    Joseph Nazaire Henri Foisy

    Male1886–Male

    Armande Foisy

    Female1894–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.

Possible Related Names

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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