Victoria Lessard

Last updated 15 Nov 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Abt 1882 in , , Québec, Canada

Died: Abt 1980 in Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke County, Québec, Canada

Father: Richard Lessard (1843 – 1941)

Mother: Aurélie Provençal (1850 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-canada-1891-s1-quebec-wolfe-hamsud-20-21: 1891 Canada Census, schedule 1 [population], Québec, Comté de Wolfe (district 181, Richmond and Wolfe), Canton de Ham Sud (sub-district G, Ham South), pages 20-21; Census of Canada, 1891, database with images, Library and Archives Canada (https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx: accessed before 20 Aug 2018), microfilm T–6417, image 30953_148219-00377

Additional detail for reference: Page 20, lines 2-10, family 90

Comment: Source includes name (Victoria Lessard).

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Image #2.

Comment: Source includes name (Victoria Lessard).

religious-baptism-joseph-stpierre-1910: Extract from Birth and Baptism register for Joseph Aimé St. Pierre, 30 Mar 1910; Parish of St. Adolphe de Dudswell (Dudswell, Quebec, Canada); certified copy generated 1 Feb 1975; photocopy, privately held

Comment: Source includes name (Victoria Lessard).

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birth

census-canada-1891-s1-quebec-wolfe-hamsud-20-21: 1891 Canada Census, schedule 1 [population], Québec, Comté de Wolfe (district 181, Richmond and Wolfe), Canton de Ham Sud (sub-district G, Ham South), pages 20-21; Census of Canada, 1891, database with images, Library and Archives Canada (https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx: accessed before 20 Aug 2018), microfilm T–6417, image 30953_148219-00377

Additional detail for reference: Page 20, lines 2-10, family 90

Comment: Source includes age (8; using the official census date of 6 April 1891 gives an approximate birth date range from 7 Apr 1882 to 6 Apr 1883) and location (Québec).

periodical-les-ages-de-soeurs-et-freres-1967: “Les âges de trois soeurs et deux frères forment l'imposant total de 434 ans,” human interest; La Tribune (Sherbrooke, Québec), 20 April 1967 (Thursday), page 11, column 1; photocopy, privately held [A copy can also be found on the website of BAnQ (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec), under the BAnQ Numérique link; this provided the page number, but doesn’t contain Victoria’s granddaughter’s notes.]

Comment: Source includes location (Beauce [, Québec]) and age (84). Using the story date of 20 April 1967 gives a birth date range of 21 April 1882 to 20 April 1883.

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death

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: IMessage #1.

Comment: Source includes date (1979-1980) and location (Sherbrook Canada area).

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father

census-canada-1891-s1-quebec-wolfe-hamsud-20-21: 1891 Canada Census, schedule 1 [population], Québec, Comté de Wolfe (district 181, Richmond and Wolfe), Canton de Ham Sud (sub-district G, Ham South), pages 20-21; Census of Canada, 1891, database with images, Library and Archives Canada (https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx: accessed before 20 Aug 2018), microfilm T–6417, image 30953_148219-00377

Additional detail for reference: Page 20, lines 2-10, family 90

Comment: Source identifies Victoria Lessard as a daughter of Richard Lessard. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Joseph St. Pierre (? – 1912)

Married: Abt 1902

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #2.

Comment: Source believes the date (1902) is probably correct.

periodical-les-ages-de-soeurs-et-freres-1967: “Les âges de trois soeurs et deux frères forment l'imposant total de 434 ans,” human interest; La Tribune (Sherbrooke, Québec), 20 April 1967 (Thursday), page 11, column 1; photocopy, privately held [A copy can also be found on the website of BAnQ (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec), under the BAnQ Numérique link; this provided the page number, but doesn’t contain Victoria’s granddaughter’s notes.]

Comment: Source identifies wife with husband's name (Mrs Joseph St. Pierre) and includes her birth name ("...born Victoria").

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Child: Earnest St. Pierre (? – ?)

Child: Andre St. Pierre (? – ?)

Child: Louis St. Pierre (? – ?)

Child: Ovila St. Pierre (? – ?)

Child: Joseph Aimé St. Pierre (1910 – 1985)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 6 Apr 1891 at Canton de Ham Sud, Comté de Wolfe, Québec, Canada

Residence: 20 Apr 1967 at Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke County, Québec, Canada

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

periodical-les-ages-de-soeurs-et-freres-1967: “Les âges de trois soeurs et deux frères forment l'imposant total de 434 ans,” human interest; La Tribune (Sherbrooke, Québec), 20 April 1967 (Thursday), page 11, column 1; photocopy, privately held [A copy can also be found on the website of BAnQ (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec), under the BAnQ Numérique link; this provided the page number, but doesn’t contain Victoria’s granddaughter’s notes.]

Comment: Source includes location (Sherbrooke [, Québec]) and aricle date of 20 April 1967.

census-canada-1891-s1-quebec-wolfe-hamsud-20-21: 1891 Canada Census, schedule 1 [population], Québec, Comté de Wolfe (district 181, Richmond and Wolfe), Canton de Ham Sud (sub-district G, Ham South), pages 20-21; Census of Canada, 1891, database with images, Library and Archives Canada (https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx: accessed before 20 Aug 2018), microfilm T–6417, image 30953_148219-00377

Additional detail for reference: Page 20, lines 2-10, family 90

Comment: Source includes official census date (6 April 1891) and location (Ham-Sud, Wolfe, Québec).

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