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Pierre Leger

Male 1824 - 1897  (72 years)


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  • Name Pierre Leger 
    Born 18 Apr 1824  Lower Cap Pele, , New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 30 May 1824  the parish of Shemogue, , New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • At an earlier date, he was baptized privately by Jean Arsenaux. His godparents are Francois Downing and Barbe Downing.
    Census 1851  Botsford Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1861  Botsford Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1871  Shediac parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1881  Shediac parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861 census  Botsford Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    a farmer 
    Occupation 1881 census  Shediac Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    a farmer 
    Died 1897  Haute Aboujagane, N.B. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Residence Jan 1897  Haute Aboujagane, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I1024  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2011 

    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 Chart

    Family Madeleine Brun,   b. 8 Dec 1831, Cape Bald, , NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1915, Cormier Village, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1859  Cap Pele, N.B. Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    • Magdeleine Brun is the widow of Hilarion LeBlanc. Pierre Leger is of major age. Witnesses at their marriage were Jean Leger and Catherine Leger.
    Children 
     1. Marie Leger,   b. 29 Jul 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Philomene Leger,   b. 25 Jan 1864, Cormier Village, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1947, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Elizabeth Leger,   b. 25 Jan 1864,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Francois Leger,   b. 1865,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emilienne Leger,   b. 28 Jul 1870, Cormier Village, , New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1972, la Villa Providence de Shediac, Shediac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
    Family ID F266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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., p.23,B.12, bap.30 May 1824.

    4. [S102] Census: 1851 Census/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (p.36 of Gillcash transcription,PANB,1981)p.97 of original census.
      He is living with his widowed mother and two of his brothers:
      Legere, Peter M S 26 French Birth

    5. [S99] Census: 1861 Census/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (Kanner transcription 1997) p.38-39, original #0200.
      Leshare, Peter M H 37 N Farmer RC
      Leshare, Magdalen F W 29 N RC
      Leshare, July Ann M 10 N wife's son RC
      Leshare, Mary F D 1 N RC



    6. [S103] Census: 1871 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (Kanner transcription 1999) Shediac Parish,p.466,#014-2.
      Leger, Pierre M 46 M NB Cath. French Labourer
      Leger, Marceline F 46 M NB Cath. French
      LeBlanc, Julienne F 18 NB Cath. French
      Leger, Mary F 11 NB Cath. French
      Leger, Elisabeth F 7 NB Cath. French
      Leger, Philomene F 7 NB Cath. French
      Leger, Francois M 5 NB Cath. French
      Leger, Mileinne F 9/12 Sep NB Cath. French

    7. [S98] Census: 1881 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Westmorland, reel C-13184;33-Westmorland;dist:E1-Shediac Parish;div.#1;p.32;hh#127;family#136&137.
      Family #136 at house # 127
      Leger, Peter M 57 NB RC French Farmer M
      Leger, Maddelen F 48 NB RC French M
      Leger, Julen M 27 NB RC French Farmer
      Leger, Marie F 20 NB RC French
      Leger, Elizabeth F 17 NB RC French
      Leger, Francis M 15 NB RC French Farmer son - going to school
      Leger, Mellien F 11 NB RC French
      Family #137 at house # 127
      LeBlanc,Damien M 20 NB RC French Farmer son M
      LeBlanc,Philomene F 17 NB RC French M

    8. [S99] Census: 1861 Census/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (Kanner transcription 1997) p.38-39, original #0200.
      Leshare, Peter M H 37 N Farmer RC
      living with his wife, her son from a previous marriage and a young daughter.

    9. [S98] Census: 1881 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Westmorland, reel C-13184;33-Westmorland;dist:E1-Shediac Parish;div.#1;p.32;hh#127;family#136&137.
      Family #136 at house # 127
      Leger, Peter M 57 NB RC French Farmer M

    10. [S160] Parish:Haute-Aboujagane,Westmorland Co,NB;Scared Heart RC(index;Univ.Moncton), p.166 - daug's marriage 25 Jan 1897.

    11. [S40] Info:Charts from Leger family Tree (T20), Chart A13.

    12. [S37] Info:Aristide LeBlanc (T17).

    13. [S60] Parish:Barachois, NB; St-Henri 1812-70 (P02), Microfilm Reel C-3016., p.311,M.23;marr.25 Oct 1859.


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