The Lussier & Levitt Family Tree has many branches and reaches from one continent to another continent. The tree encompasses many countries of origin too; For example, France, England, Scotland, Germany, Canada, Ireland and Wales.
The Lussier family originated from Canada with the adoption of Joseph Phillips. As a young boy by, Joseph was adopted by the Lussier family somewhere in the areas now know as Granby, Quebec. Granby is about 50 miles north of the United States and Canadian border near the state of New York. Joseph Phillips (Lussier) married a widower named Algre Dextrase Beziere. They had five children (Pulcherie, Vitaline, Emma, Emmanuel and Samuel). The entire family migrated to the United States by way of Williamstown, Mass abt 1895. The family settled in southern Massachusetts.
Within the Lussier side of the tree there are many surnames that are associated inside of the tree. The following are just a few of the ones that have been found: Dempsey, Berard, Shellenberger, Lamoray, Dextrase, Appleby, Cole, Dennis, Lapierre, Latraverse, Ste. Martin, Ledoux, Mandeville, Marie, Kendell, Phillips, Provost, Sauviot, and Seguin,
The Levitt family originated Sandusky, Illinois around 1850. The family picked up roots and settled in southern Illinois in a small river town named Cairo, Illinois. Most of the entire family eventually settled in southern Illinois and western Kentucky.
Within the Lussier side of the tree there are many surnames that are associated inside of the tree. The following are just a few of the ones that have been found: Blummer, Kolb, Weeks, Thompson, Dowd, Higgins, Cain, Littlejohn, and Daugherty.
This tree has many holes that need to be filled and we are a long way from that goal.
Enjoy the journey and I hope you have as much fun as I did researching and reading all of the different stories that all of our ancestors left behind.