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Pelagie Leger

Female 1817 - 1869  (52 years)


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  • Name Pelagie Leger 
    Born 2 Feb 1817  Lower Cap Pele, , New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 25 Jun 1817  Cap Pele Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Her father was a labourer at the time of her baptism and he was absent from the baptism. Her godparents were Jean Dugay and Marguerite Foret.
    Gender Female 
    Residence Apr 1836  the parish of Shemogue Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Feb 1838  Ste Therese de Botsford Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1851  Shediac Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • She appears on the census with her 2nd husband, Damas, and her son, Simon from her first marriage, and six children from her second marriage.
    Census 1861  the Parish of Shediac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Pelagie's name is spelled 'Pegagie' on the Kanner transcription of the 1861 census. However, a look at the entry on the microfilm reel shows that her name is spelled 'Pelagie'. She is found with her second husband and nine of her children.
    Died 6 Feb 1869  [1, 2
    Person ID I1001  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2009 

    Father Simon Leger,   b. 7 Oct 1783, Minudie, N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1827, Cap Pele Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Isabelle) LeBlanc,   b. 1789, Cap Pele, N.B. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Hilarion Bourg,   b. 1809,   d. 18 May 1836, the parish of Shemogue Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1834  the parish of Barachois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    • Witnesses at their marriage were Dominique Bourk and Maxime Bourk, brothers of the groom, and Casimire Leger, brother of the bride. There is a double impediment of consanguinity of 2nd to 3rd degree on one side and of 3rd to 4th degree on the other side.
    Children 
     1. Simon Bourg,   b. 15 Oct 1835, parish of Shemogue Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F489  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Damase LeBlanc,   b. 11 Dec 1813, Grand Digue Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1864  (Age < 50 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1838  parish of Barachois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    • Damase's mother had died by the time he married. His new bride was the widow of Hilarion Bourk. Witnesses at the marriage were Damase's father, Mathurin, and Pelagie's brother, Joseph Leger. There is a 3rd degree of consanguinity.
    Children 
     1. Mathurin LeBlanc\White,   b. 2 Dec 1838, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth (Isabelle) LeBlanc,   b. in Feb 1841,   d. 14 Nov 1925, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     3. Domitille LeBlanc,   b. Sep 1842
     4. Casimire LeBlanc,   b. Jun 1844,   d. 12 May 1845, the parish of Shemogue Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Susanne LeBlanc,   b. 25 Apr 1846,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Pelagie LeBlanc,   b. 12 Mar 1848,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Olivier LeBlanc,   b. Aug 1850,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Modeste LeBlanc,   b. 23 Aug 1852, Cap Pele, , NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Marie LeBlanc,   b. 23 Aug 1852, Cap Pele Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. ... LeBlanc,   b. Abt 1853 OR 1854,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Margaret (Maggie) LeBlanc,   b. 1855,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Celine LeBlanc,   b. Abt 1857,   d. Abt 5 May 1881, the parish of Shemogue, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
    Family ID F232  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Olivier Leger,   b. Abt 1809,   d. 1888  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1864  Cap Pele Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    • Olivier Leger was a widower of Anne Landry when he married to Pelagie Leger in 1864. SHe was a widow of Damas LeBlanc when she married Olivier Leger. Witnesses at their marriage were Hyppolite Cormier & Marguerite Leger.
    Family ID F382  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Info:Charts from Leger family Tree (T20), chart A13.

    2. [S39] Info:Esther Leger (T19).

    3. [S69] Parish:Cap Pele, NB; Ste-Therese 1813-1959, Microfilm Reel F-1892., bap. 25 Jun 1817.

    4. [S69] Parish:Cap Pele, NB; Ste-Therese 1813-1959, Microfilm Reel F-1892., (Shemogue reel) p.79 - son's bap.4Apr1836.

    5. [S60] Parish:Barachois, NB; St-Henri 1812-70 (P02), Microfilm Reel C-3016., Page 250, M.7-mar.5Feb1838.

    6. [S102] Census: 1851 Census/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (p.43 of Gillcash transcription,PANB,1981)p.23 of original census.
      LEBLANC, Damas M H 36 French Birth Farmer
      LEBLANC, Pelashi F W 30 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Simon M S 15 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Maturany M S 12 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Elizabeth F D 10 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Matilda F D 8 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Susan F D 6 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Pilash F D 3 French Birth
      LEBLANC, Oliver M S 1/2 French Birth






    7. [S99] Census: 1861 Census/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (Kanner transcription 1997) p.448, #051-2.
      White, Darnas M 50 NB Fr RC Farmer
      White, Pegagie F W 49 NB Fr RC
      White, Domitilda F D 19 NB Fr RC
      White, Susan F D 17 NB Fr RC
      White, Oliver M S 16 NB Fr RC
      White, Bregit F D 14 NB Fr RC
      White, Margret F D 12 NB Fr RC
      White, Jane F D 10 NB Fr RC
      White, Joinet F D 8 NB Fr RC
      White, Ausiet F D 6 NB Fr RC
      White, Sarah F D 4 NB Fr RC


    8. [S99] Census: 1861 Census/New Brunswick/Westmorland, PA mf reel C-1006;Westmorland Co.,Parish of Shediac,Dist. of St Andrews,Sheet no.19;#51.
      Westmorland Co.,Parish of Shediac,Dist. of St Andrews,Sheet no.19;#51
      White, Damas M 50 Native Fr RC Farmer
      White, Pelagie F W 49 Native Fr RC
      White, Domitilda F D 19 Native Fr RC
      White, Susan F D 17 Native Fr RC
      White, Oliver M S 16 Native Fr RC Farmer
      White, Bregit F D 14 Native Fr RC
      White, Margret F D 12 Native Fr RC
      White, Jane F D 10 Native Fr RC
      White, Toinet F D 8 Native Fr RC
      White, Anriet F D 6 Native Fr RC
      White, Sarah F D 4 Native Fr RC

    9. [S60] Parish:Barachois, NB; St-Henri 1812-70 (P02), Microfilm Reel C-3016., p.238,M.4-mar.3Feb1834.

    10. [S60] Parish:Barachois, NB; St-Henri 1812-70 (P02), Microfilm Reel C-3016., Page 250, M.7.

    11. [S69] Parish:Cap Pele, NB; Ste-Therese 1813-1959, Microfilm Reel F-1892., reel C-3020(shemogue), page 550, M13.


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