Geneviève Leroy

Brief Life History of Geneviève

When Geneviève Leroy was born on 27 December 1701, in Saint-Laurent-de-L'Île-d'Orléans, L'Île-d'Orléans, Quebec, Canada, her father, Jean Le Roy, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Nadeau, was 25. She married Ignace Ruel on 16 November 1722, in Saint-Laurent-de-L'Île-d'Orléans, L'Île-d'Orléans, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 2 December 1778, in her hometown, at the age of 76, and was buried in Saint-Laurent-de-L'Île-d'Orléans, L'Île-d'Orléans, Quebec, Canada.

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Ignace Ruel
Geneviève Leroy
Marriage: 16 November 1722
Ignace Ruel
Francoise Ruel
Elisabeth Ruel
Jean Baptiste Ruel
Genevieve Ruel
Francois Ruel
Paul Ruel
Marie Ruel
Marie Agathe Ruel
Marie Elisabeth Isabelle Ruel
Jean François Ruel
Laurent Ruel
Pierre Ruel
Marie Ruel
Cecile Ruel

Sources (7)

  • Actual birth record Genevieve Leroy
  • MARRIAGE - Québec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 for Ignance Ruel & Geneviève Roy
  • Généviève Roy Ruel, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Jacques, Marcel, Alain, Henri, Alphonse, Andre, Antoine, Christophe, Franck, Hugues, Jean Michel.

French and Walloon; Flemish (also Le Roy); Breton (Le Roy): nickname from Old French rey, roy ‘king’ (see Roy ), with (fused) French definite article le. This may occasionally also be a habitational name from Le Roy, the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Laraway 2 and Laroy .

History: This surname is listed (in the form Le Roy) in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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