Francois Legault I

Brief Life History of Francois

When Francois Legault I was born in 1810, in Quebec, Canada, his father, Francois Desales Legault, was 32 and his mother, Marie Eugénie Gemme, was 27. He married Marie Cuillerier on 12 July 1831, in Les Cèdres, Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada in 1851 and Soulanges, Quebec, Canada in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Francois Legault I
1810–
Marie Cuillerier
1812–
Marriage: 12 July 1831
Paul Deno
1829–
Joseph Legault
1840–
Francois Legault II
1832–
Félicité Legault
1834–1860
Marie Angélique Legault
1835–1838
Xavier Legault
1837–1859
Joseph Legault
1839–1840
Marie Zoé Legault
1844–
Mathilde Legault
1846–
Honoré Legault
1849–
Marie Azilda Legault
1857–1861

Sources (3)

  • François Legault, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Canada, Quebec Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G993-WQ71?cc=1321742&wc=HCM5-RM9%3A15389801%2C15389802%2C14629901
  • François Legault, "Canada Census, 1851"

World Events (2)

1869

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Yves, Jacques, Jean-Francois, Laurent, Andre, Berthe, Cecile, Celine, Emile, Etienne, Gaetan.

French: variant of Gault , with fused masculine definite article le. Compare Lago , Lagoo , Lego , and Legoo .

History: The great majority of the American bearers of the surname Legault trace their origin to Noël Legault dit Deslauriers from Brittany (France), who was in QC by 1698. His descendants also bear altered forms of the surname, most notably Lego, but also Lago, Lagoo, Legoo, etc. They also bear the former secondary surname Deslauriers and some of its altered forms.

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

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