Eva Desrosiers

Brief Life History of Eva

When Eva Desrosiers was born on 4 May 1897, her father, Joseph Desrosiers, was 49 and her mother, Céline Malo, was 37. She married Alphonse Bourgeois on 9 April 1918, in St. Malo, De Salaberry Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Manitoba, Canada for about 15 years. She died on 4 May 1985, in St. Malo, De Salaberry Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Alphonse Bourgeois
Eva Desrosiers
Marriage: 9 April 1918
Alphonsine Bourgeois
Joseph Augustin Armand Bourgeois
Aurise Bourgeois
Joseph Edmond Denis Bourgeois
Marie Thérese Eleonore Bourgeois
Edmee Bourgeois
Dorilla Boureois
Hortense Bourgeois
Dorothee Bourgeois
Jules Lucien Bourgeois
Ovide Bourgeois
Beatrice L'Heureux
Beatrice L’Heureux
Rita Bourgeois

Sources (4)

  • Eva Desrosiers in household of Celina Desrosiers, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Desrosiers in entry for Jules Lucien Bourgeois, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Eva Desrosier in household of Joseph Desrosier, "Canada Census, 1916"

World Events (1)


Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Andre, Armand, Marcel, Aime, Laurent, Lucien, Normand, Camille, Emile, Fernand, Adelard.

French and Haitian: topographic name for someone living among rose bushes, from the plural of (Old) French rosier ‘rose bush’, with fused preposition and definite article des ‘from the’; or a habitational name for someone from Les Rosiers, the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Derosia , Derosier , Desrosier , and Rosebush .

Altered form of French (mainly Haute-Savoie) Deronzier: habitational name from Ronzier, the name of a few places in the southeastern part of France, from a regional variant of roncier ‘bramble’.

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

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