Floyd Legge
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Floyd Lemert Legge (1883 - 1961)

Mr Floyd Lemert Legge
Born in Canning, Kings County, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 30 Sep 1912 in Portland, Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 78 in Gray, Mainemap
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Born April 4, 1883 on Scots Bay Road, Canning, Kings County, Nova Scotia.

The 1911 Census of Canada indicates that Floyd was a cooper.

Father of three sons.

Husband of Elizabeth.

Floyd was a Baptist, and lived in Portland, Maine.

Birth, death and marriage dates verified in Lyons family bible of Roy E. Lyons, Jr.


  • The original facts were based only on a Christmas postcard in the possession of Holly (Whitten) Davis that has a photo of Benjamin Legge from 1933 and a signature on the back that says "From Floyd and Elizabeth and Family."
  • Paternal and maternal relationships are confirmed with a 23andMe test match between Chris Whitten and Glenn Legge, second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship by 23andMe: 2nd to 3rd Cousin based on 1.87% DNA shared across 6 segments.

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Floyd trained horses in Nova Scotia for WWI. He and his family lived in Portland with his Wife's sister Carrie when they initially arrived in the U.S. For a short time he repaired automobiles in Portland. He purchased a small farm in Gray, Maine where he raised chickens for the eggs. Twice a week Elizabeth would fill the trunk of their old gray fastback Chevy with eggs (mostly brown) and her gladiolas to sell on her egg route.
posted 24 Dec 2012 by Glenn Legge Sr.   [thank Glenn]
I visited my great uncle, Floyd Legge, with my grand-mother and my mother, in the 1950's to 1960's. I believe that he lived near Portland, ME.

Marsha Ciaramello Auger

posted 20 Apr 2011 by Marsha (Ciaramello) Auger
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Floyd by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Floyd:

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