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Alfred Desjardins
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1871
Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux
Quebec, Canada
Death: 1949
Somersworth
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA

Alfred Roy dit Desjardins, son of Joseph Roy dit Desjardins and Démerise Lebel, was born on 24 Mar 1871 in Saint Mathieu de Rioux, Rimouski, Québec, Canada and baptized the following day. He immigrated to the United States about 1887 with his family. Alfred married Amanda Ruel, daughter of Hubert Ruel and Marie Marceline Goulet, in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire on 27 May 1895. Alfred and Amanda had fifteen children, seven of whom died young. Their youngest child was ordained as a priest in 1942.

Alfred was widowed in 1927 when his wife Amanda died suddenly at age 52. Alfred remarried two years later, on 14 Sep 1929, in Somersworth. His second bride was Emma Nadeau, the widow of his brother Ferdinand Desjardins. Alfred was widowed again in 1947. He died in 1949 and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery with his first wife Amanda.

Sources include the Drouin Collection, census records, New Hampshire marriage records, and his headstone, as well as records of family members. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Desjardins (1846 - 1908)
  Démerise Lebel Desjardins (1847 - 1933)
 
 Spouses:
  Amanda Ruel Desjardins (1875 - 1927)
  Emma Nadeau Desjardins (1881 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Alfred Desjardins (1896 - 1896)*
  Alfred Hubert Desjardins (1898 - 1966)*
  Marie Yvonne Desjardins (1899 - 1920)*
  Marie Blanche Aurore Desjardins Bourget (1900 - 1997)*
  Amanda Desjardins (1901 - 1901)*
  Joseph Georges Albert Desjardins (1902 - 1972)*
  Joseph E Desjardins (1905 - 1905)*
  Marie Rose Bertha Desjardins (1908 - 1913)*
  Alma Amanda Desjardins Riggins (1909 - 1998)*
  Marie Andrienne Desjardins (1910 - 1910)*
  Wilfred L P Desjardins (1913 - 1914)*
  Raymond Sylvio Desjardins (1917 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred Desjardins (1871 - 1949)
  Ferdinand Desjardins (1873 - 1916)*
  Joseph Laurent Desjardins (1877 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Calvaire Cemetery
Somersworth
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Anne Philbrick
Record added: Apr 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51611692
Alfred Desjardins
Added by: Robert McCann
 
 
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- Anne Philbrick
 Added: Mar. 18, 2014
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 Added: Apr. 30, 2010

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