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Pioneer of the family Leger

Jean Léger-Lagrange was born on June 19, 1663 in Abiac, Dordogne, France. Son of Élie Léger and Jeanne de Phélis, he married Louise Fauvel, daughter of Pierre and Marie Parenteau, on November 1691 in Quebec. They had 5 children. Though he came here in 1691, he often travelled to France. This pionneer was a jack-of-all-trades exerting multiple trades like : surgeon, trader, privateer, Capitaine de flûte. He had fought the English with Iberville and he made his fortune through shipments seized during his expeditions. Widower, he remarried with Marie Desréaux on February 21, 1708 in La Rochelle, France. No child is born form this union. He died in La Rochelle, France on June 16, 1721.
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Adrien Léger was born circa 1631 in Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Duclair, Seine-Maritime, France. Son of Louis and Perrette Lacaille, he married Catherine Lothier, daughter of Adrien , master painter, and Anne Desdames, on November 25, 1659 in Montreal. From this union were born a girl. He settled in Montreal in 1657. On January 11, 1661, he is killed by a falling tree in Pointe-St-Charles. He was buried the next day in Montreal.
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Marriages of the family Leger
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1644Quebec, QcCesar LegerRoberte Gadouas-Gadois
1647Quebec, QcCesar LegerMarguerite Benard
1659Montreal, QcAdrien LegerCatherine Lotier
1673Montreal, QcJean Bourcier-LavigneMarie-Marthe Thibaudeau
1675Montreal, QcClaude CecireMarie Leger
1685Boucherville, QcMaurice Averty-LegerMarie Cherlot
1691Quebec, QcJean Leger-De-LagrangeMarie-Louise Fauvel
1706Quebec, QcPierre Leger-ParisienJeanne Boilard
1711Quebec, QcPierre Leger-LajeunesseAnne-Marguerite Forestier
1715Port-Royal, NsFrancois MichelAnne Leger
1716Simon CouillardLouise Laviolette-St-Onge
1717Port-Royal, NsJacques LegerAnne Amiraut
1717Port-Royal, NsJean RobuchauxMarie Leger
1721FRAJoseph Damours-Freneuse-CourcilleMarie-Louise Leger-Lagrange
1725Lachine, QcPierre Prieur-St-LegerMarie-Louise St-Ange-Laviolette
1725Lachine, QcPierre Prieur-St-LegerMarie-Louise St-Onge-Laviolette
1726Quebec, QcJean LegerMarguerite Marchand
1729Quebec, QcAntoine BlancMarguerite Leger
1730Port-Royal, NsJean LegerMarguerite Comau
1732Quebec, QcRene DuboisMarie-Claude Leger
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Baptisms of the family Leger
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1756Les-Cedres, QCJean-Francois Prieur-Dit-St-LegerM
1756Les-Cedres, QCAntoine-Francois Prieur-LegerM
1758Les-Cedres, QCPierre-Antoine Prieur-Dit-St-LegerM
1760Les-Cedres, QCJoseph-Marie Prieur-Dit-St-LegerM
1761Les-Cedres, QCMarie-Magdeleine Prieur-Dit-St-LegerF
1764Les-Cedres, QCJoseph-Hiacinte Prieur-Dit-St-LegerM
1769Caraquet, NBGabriel LegerM
1769Les-Cedres, QCJean-Baptiste Prieur-Dit-St-LegerM
1769Sainte-Genevieve, QCJoseph LegerM
1770Les-Cedres, QCJean-Baptiste Leger-Dit-ParisienM
1771Les-Cedres, QCPierre St-LegerM
1771Les-Cedres, QCHyacinthe Leger-Dit-ParisienM
1771Les-Cedres, QCRose-Amable Leger-Dit-ParisienF
1771Les-Cedres, QCGenevieve Leger-Dit-ParisienF
1773Les-Cedres, QCPelagie Leger-Dit-ParisienF
1773Les-Cedres, QCJean-Baptiste Leger-Dit-ParisienM
1773Les-Cedres, QCMichel Leger-Dit-ParisienM
1774La-Prairie, QCMarie-Josephe LegerF
1774Les-Cedres, QCMarie-Joseph Leger-Dit-ParisienF
1776Sainte-Genevieve, QCFrancois LegerM
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Burials of the family Leger
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1755Les-Cedres, QCCharle Leger
1772Les-Cedres, QCHyacinthe Prieur-Dit-St-Leger
1772Les-Cedres, QCGenevieve Leger-Dit-Parisien
1774La-Prairie, QCMarie-Josephe LegerF
1777Sainte-Genevieve, QCFrancois Leger
1777Les-Cedres, QCJosephte Leger-Dit-Parisien
1777Sainte-Genevieve, QCPaul Leger
1779Les-Cedres, QCFrancois Prieur-Dit-St-Leger
1779Sainte-Genevieve, QCSimon Leger
1780Sainte-Genevieve, QCAnne Leger
1780Les-Cedres, QCFrancois Leger-Dit-Parisien
1780Sainte-Genevieve, QCJosephte Leger
1780Les-Cedres, QCJean-Baptiste Leger-Dit-Parisien
1781Sainte-Genevieve, QCMadeleine Leger
1782Les-Cedres, QCJoseph Leger-Dit-Parisien
1782Les-Cedres, QCMarie-Reine Leger
1785Les-Cedres, QCUrsule Leger
1786Les-Cedres, QCM.Louise Leger
1786Sainte-Genevieve, QCPaul Leger
1788Les-Cedres, QCAnonyme Prieur-Dit-St-Leger
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