About Margaret Roy
Author: Wayne Jones
The information regarding Margaret ROY or she sometimes appears with the English equivalent KING is from a B.I.A. (Bureau of Indian Affairs) Probate File - Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. (From the Estate file of Henry Picard - grandson - in a letter to the Bureau, dated Feb. 13, 1980, he states: Antoine Picard, Sr. was born 1799 on May 4th in Hyacinth, Canada - he was my Grandfather Picard - he was the 3rd generation; his wife, which was my father's mother - her maiden name was VINCENT ROI - I mean her family name."
Margaret's son, Joseph's death record also mentions her,
DEATH RECORD No. 957, June 21, 1904 - Houghton Co., MI: JOSEPH PICARD died June 21, 1904, age 66 years, 8 months, in Torch Lake Twp. (Lake Linden); Cause: Heart Failure, Parents: ANTOINE PICARD and MARGARET ROY.
Margaret must have died in L'Anse in 1843 when the twins, Charles & Nancy were born.