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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Francois Legault I
Marie Cuillerier
Marriage: 12 July 1831
Paul Deno
Joseph Legault
Francois Legault II
Félicité Legault
Marie Angélique Legault
Xavier Legault
Joseph Legault
Marie Zoé Legault
Mathilde Legault
Honoré Legault
Marie Azilda Legault

Sources (3)

  • François Legault, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Canada, Quebec Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979;
  • François Legault, "Canada Census, 1851"

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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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