Birth Name: David Philippe Desrosiers
Place of Birth: Sept-Îles, Québec, Canada
Date of Birth: August 29, 1980
Ethnicity: French-Canadian/Acadian – including Breton, as well as 1/32 Irish, 1/128th Scottish, 1/256th Italian, 1/1024th Maltese, 1/1024th Swiss-German, remote Portuguese [including Azorean], Belgian [Walloon], and English
He is the son of André Joseph-Fernand Desrosiers and Charlotte Marie-Claudette Bernier.
David’s patrilineal line can be traced back to his tenth great-grandfather, Joseph Louis Desrosiers.
David’s paternal grandfather was Jean-Yves Desrosiers (the son of Adélard Félix Desrosiers and Eva Leclerc). Jean-Yves was born in Matane, Québec. Adélard was the son of Félix Desrosiers and Marie-Paméla Lévesque. Paméla’s paternal great-grandfather, John Fraser (or Jean Baptiste Fraser in French), was Scottish, from Kirkhill, Highland. Eva was the daughter of Auguste Leclerc and Marie-Auxiliatrice Bouchard.
David’s paternal grandmother is Pauline Beauchemin (the daughter of Emmanuel Léon Beauchemin and Mary Ann Grace Margaret “Gracia” Pelletier). Pauline was born in [Matane], Québec. Léon was the son of Joseph Emmanuel Beauchemin and Mary Jane O’Heir, whose father was Irish. Grace was the daughter of François Jean Pelletier and Mélanie Philomène Joncas. François’ maternal great-great-grandfather, Jacques-Bonaventure L’Italien/dit L’Italien, was an Italian navigator, who was born in Rollo, Albenga, now in Savona, then in Republic of Genoa.
David’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Bernier (the son of Elzéar Bernier and Marie Elmire Amanda Lévesque). Joseph was born in Matane, Québec. Elzéar was the son of Joseph Bernier and Agnès Pinel. Amanda was the daughter of Paschal Lafayette Lévesque and Victoria Dubé.
David’s maternal grandmother was Victoire Gagné (the daughter of Marcellin Gagné and Marie Amélia Fortin). Victoire was born in Matane, Québec. Marcellin was the son of Odilon Gagné and Démerise Girard. Démerise’s maternal fourth great-grandfather, François-Nicolas Maltais, was Maltese; and maternal fourth great-grandfather, Jean-Marc Boulianne, was Swiss-German, from Morges, Vaud. David’s great-grandmother Amélia was the daughter of Francois-Xavier Fortin and Philomène Gagné.
David’s matrilineal line can be traced back to his eleventh great-grandmother, Marie Leleu.
David is a direct descendant of Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler.
Genealogy of David’s father – https://www.myheritage.com