Marie Leger

Brief Life History of Marie

When Marie Leger was born on 12 August 1890, in Iota, Acadia, Louisiana, United States, her father, Alcide Leger, was 30 and her mother, Marie Athanaise Lantz, was 30. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Leonard Ledoux. She lived in Sulphur, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Four, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1966, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Sulphur, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States.

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Leonard Ledoux
Marie Leger
Lucille Ledoux
Lucien LeDoux
Ruby Marie LeDoux
Laura Marie LeDoux
Agnes Ledoux

Sources (11)

  • Marie Ledeaux in household of Leonard Ledeaux, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marie Leger LeDoux, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Marie Leger Ledoux in entry for Laura Ledoux Vincent, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Camille, Lucien, Pierre, Yvon, Antoine, Aurele, Emile, Jacques, Marcel, Zoel, Adelard.

French (Léger) and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Leudgari, composed of the elements leud ‘people’ and gari (from garwa) ‘ready, eager’ or gari ‘spear’ and Latinized as Leodegar(ius). The name was borne by a 7th-century Christian saint, bishop of Autun, whose fame contributed to the popularity of the name in France. See also Ledger and St. Leger .

French (Léger): nickname from léger ‘light, superficial’.

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

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