Napoleon Ovita Roy

M, (22 December 1867 - 5 April 1943)
Father-Biological*Joseph Roy b. 12 Jan 1841
Mother-Biological*Marie-Adelaide Gagnon b. 19 Dec 1841
Last Edited=15 May 2023
Napoleon Roy in 1890
     Napoleon Ovita Roy was born on 22 December 1867 at Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was the son of Joseph Roy and Marie-Adelaide Gagnon. Napoleon Ovita Roy was also known as Joseph Ovili according to his birth certificate. He immigrated on 1 March 1877 to Cohoes, Albany County, New York. Heappeared on the US Census of 1880 in the household of Joseph Roy and Ada Gagnon at 119 Wilmar Avenue, Cohoes, Albany County, New York.1

Napoleon Ovita Roy, age 22, married Marie Sophie M. Lemieux, age 21 , daughter of Joseph Lemieux and Louise Lecompte, on 12 February 1890 at Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

1. Clarence Napoleon Roy (1891-1960)
2. Homer Albert Roy (1892-1967)
3. Fred Harold Roy (1898-1961)
4. Marie Madeline Roy (1911-1991.)

Napoleon Ovita Roy died on 5 April 1943 at Rochester, Monroe County, New York, at age 75. He was buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York.


  1. Census Bureau. 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Lehi, Utah: Operations, 2010.