Edouard Levesque

13 October 1832–
Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Edouard

When Edouard Levesque was born on 13 October 1832, in Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada, his father, Pierre Rene Levesque, was 45 and his mother, Marie-Euphrosine Phocas dit Raymond, was 37. He married Onesisme Migneault on 24 November 1867, in Saint-Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881. He was buried in Edmundston, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Edouard Levesque
1832–
Onesisme Migneault
1848–1935
Marriage: 24 November 1867
Ann Levesque
1868–
Christine Leveque
1869–1874
Alphonsine Levesque
1871–1941
Ernest Irenee Levesque
1872–
Germain Levesque
1876–
Edmond Leveque
1878–
Justine Leveque
1881–
Christine Levesque
1882–
Jerome Levesque
1883–
Marie Edith Levesque
1888–1919
Elaine Leveque
1890–

Spouse and Children

    Male1832–Male

    Onesisme Migneault

    Female1848–1935Female

MARRIAGE
24 November 1867
Saint-Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada
children

(11)

    Ann Levesque

    Female1868–Female

    Christine Leveque

    Female1869–1874Female

    Alphonsine Levesque

    Female1871–1941Female

    Ernest Irenee Levesque

    Male1872–Male

    Germain Levesque

    Male1876–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    Marie- Francoise Lévesque

    Female1811–1880Female

    Louis Jacques Lévesque

    Male1812–1856Male

    Jean-Benoni Levesque

    Male1814–1887Male

    Frédéric Lévesque

    Male1815–1893Male

    Prosper Levesque

    Male1816–1905Male

+12 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 35

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1869

Age 37

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1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 69

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French eveske ‘bishop’, Latin episcopus ( see Bishop ), with the definite article l(e), hence an occupational name for a member of a bishop's household, or a nickname for a solemn person. This is the most frequent of several alternative spellings in French Canada.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eduard Leveque, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Edouard Levèque in entry for Xavier Hébert and Justine Levèque, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Edouard Levéque in entry for Ernest Levéque and Georgiane Clavet, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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