Anna Lessard

Last updated 15 Nov 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Abt 1878 in , , 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 (Anna 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 (12; using the official census date of 6 April 1891 gives an approximate birth date range from 7 Apr 1878 to 6 Apr 1879) and location (Québec).

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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 Anna 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: Bert Horton (? – ?)

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

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 "Mrs Bert Horton" as one of Richard Lessard's three living daughters, Anna, Mélina, and Victoria. The latter two are explicitly identified, implying that Anna Lessared was married to Bert Horton.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

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

Residence: 20 Apr 1967 at Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

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).

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 (Clairmont [likely a misspelling of Claremont], N.H.) and article date of 20 April 1967.

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Louis and Anna Lessard were twins. [periodical-les-ages-de-soeurs-et-freres-1967]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

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.]

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Sources

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