Jerome "Jerry" Legroulx


No imaqe available Birth: 28 Feb 1818 Soulange, Quebec
Marriage: 24 Apr 1880 St Raphael, Ontario
Death: 27 Oct 1919 Kemptvill, Ontario
Burial: Sacred Heart Cemetery Alexandria, Ontario
Father: Zotique Louis LeGroulx 1856-1918
Mother: Marie Louise Parent 1859-1897

Jerry grew up on a farm in Soulange , Quebec close to the Ontario border. He married at the age of 24 to Emma Quesnel and had 10 children. With his last child, his wife died in childbirth.

As a widowe, he found it hard to look after a household and farm chores and ended up marring a widow, Margaret McDonald, on 6 Feb 1900. She was the former Mrs. D. B. McDonald and had two sons Hugh 8 and Archie 14. She died in 24-Mar-1915.

The 1901 cemsus shows his dad Louis, now 83, had moved in with them. Joseph, who was 18 by then had probably left home at that time.

Jerry was kicked in the head by one of his horses while working on road improvement south of Kemptville. He later died of his injury in the Kemptville hospital. He is buried at Sacred Heart cementary in Alexandria.

Emma Philomene Quesnel


Image of Blanche Corrigan Birth: 6 Aug 1859 Charlottenburgh, On
Marriage: 24 Apr 1880 St Raphael, Ontario
Death: 31 May 1897 St Raphael, Ontario
Burial: Sacred Heart Cemetery Alexandria, Ontario
Father: Denis Valence Quesnel 1823 - unkn
Mother: Adelaide St.Jean 1824 - 1884

Emma Quesnel and had twelve children. Emma died when she gave birth to Mary Catherine (Sister Theresita) who was raised by the McRae/Corbett family.

Children

  1. Mary Jane Legroulx 1881-1954
  2. Joseph Legroulx 1883-1954
  3. Ellen Legroulx 1885-1962
  4. Mary Louise Legroulx 1887-1979
  5. Alex Patric Legroulx 1888-1941
  6. Emma Philomene Legroulx 1891-1970
  7. Margaret Legroulx 1892-died before 1901 census
  8. Eva Legroulx 1893-1989
  9. John William "Willie" Legroulx 1895-1971
  10. Mary Catherine Legroulx 1897-1971

1891 census 1901 census