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Michael Lay Legge (abt. 1735)

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Michael Lay Legge
Born about in Nova Scotiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1765 in Lunenburg, , Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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12:56: Jen (McQueen) Wanner posted a message on the page for Michael Lay Legge (abt.1735-). [Thank Jen for this]
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There is a Michael Legge, a farmer who married Ann Eliza Lantz, married 25 September 1855, living in Scots Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada.[1]

Research Notes

It's unclear where his name came from. The birth year is a very rough estimate based on his son William's birth in 1765. Whitten-1 18:59, 22 April 2017 (EDT)


  1. Michael Legge in entry for Ola Minnie Legge, 1876.

Ireland, Lord Viscount Morpeth's Testimonial Roll, 1841 for Michael Legge possible source

"Micheal Legg" listed between William Legg and James Legg near the middle of the page. Occupation is "Farmer". There are columns for tallying the members of the household, but no names are listed. "Micheal Legg" listed between William Legg and James Legg near the middle of the page. Occupation is "Farmer".

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On 18 Sep 2019 at 12:56 GMT Jen (McQueen) Wanner wrote:

Hi! Your biography mentions the 1855 marriage of Legge-74 and Lantz-227, who would be my great-great grandparents. I'll take a look to see if I have anything else on this Michael in other places.

On 5 Sep 2018 at 10:45 GMT Jo-Anne (Reid) Zeron-Benes wrote:

There are Legge and, yet more of LEGG in the 1700's in this in England.

Michael is 24 degrees from Cari Starosta, 22 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 20 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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