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Did You Know? What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Canada from France it was a custom to add a 'dit' nickname to the surname. The English translation of 'dit' is 'said'. The Colonists of Nouvelle France added 'dit' names as distinguishers. A settler might have wanted to differentiate their family from their siblings by taking a 'dit' name that described the locale to which they had relocated. The acquiring of a 'dit' name might also be the result of a casual adoption, whereby the person wanted to honor the family who had raised them. Another reason was also to distinguish themselves by taking as a 'dit' name the town or village in France from which they originated. This custom ended around 1900 when people began using only one name, either the 'dit' nickname or their original surname.

Source: American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)


Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? The habitant was inordinately fond of sour milk. Tea was scarce and costly. Brandy was imported in huge quantities. Every parish in the colony had its grog-shop; in 1725 the King ordered that no parish should have more than two. Quebec had a dozen or more, and complaint was made that the people flocked to these resorts early in the morning, thus rendering themselves unfit for work during most of the day, and soon ruining their health into the bargain.

Source: Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)



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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier France  Adrien (André)  Bertourne (Betournay) dit Laviolette

  (b. 1643, France   d. 1 March 1722La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe-de-la-Prairie) (St-Jean-François-Régis) )  

Adrien (André) Bertourne (Betournay) dit Laviolette was born 1643 in , France. Adrien (André) Bertourne (Betournay) dit Laviolette was the child of

Adrien (André) was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

He married  Marie Deshayes 1668 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-de-Sorel) .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marie Deshayes  was born 1643 in Rouen, France .  She died 18 December 1707 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal) . 

Adrien (André) Bertourne (Betournay) dit Laviolette died 1 March 1722 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe-de-la-Prairie) (St-Jean-François-Régis).


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Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan

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Adrien (André) Bertourne (Betournay) dit Laviolette married immigrant Fille du Roi France Marie Deshayes-- Date: 1668 Place: Sorel, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-de-Sorel)


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Canada/New France Pierre Betourne (Betournay) (b.1669, Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)  d. 19 October 1702, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal))

Canada/New France Marie-Anne Bertourne (Betournay) (b.23 May 1684, Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La-Purifiation)  d. 23 March 1726, Verchères, Québec, Canada (St-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres))



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France 1659 - France and Spain sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees.


France On August 26, 1660, Louis XIV made a triumphal entry into Paris with his wife, Marie-Therese. The royal couple took their places...
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Canada 1666 - The Carignan-Salières regiment destroys five Mohawk villages, eventually leading to peace between the Iroquois and the French.

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Canada 1667 - The result of Canada's first census is 3215 non-native inhabitants.

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Canada 1667 - Filles Du Roi Arrive
October 27: One hundred and nine (109) young ladies (Filles du Roi) arrived in Quebec from Dieppe and La Rochelle; 84 from Dieppe, 25 from La Rochelle. Only 15-20 were from good families, several...Read MORE...


Canada 1668 - The Carignan-Salières regiment is recalled to France, but several hundred choose to remain behind, many in return for local seigneuries.

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Canada 1670 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded by royal charter and, underwritten by a group of English merchants, is granted trade rights over Rupert's Land -- i.e., all territory draining into Hudson Bay (May 2).

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Canada 1672 - Comte de Frontenac becomes governor general of New France, later quarrelling frequently with the intendant and the bishop.

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Canada 1673 - Final Group of Filles du Roi Arrive
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Canada 1673 - Frontenac sends Marquette and Jolliet to explore the Missippi.

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Canada 1674 - Laval becomes the first bishop of Québec.

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1684 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne Bertourne (Betournay) was born 23 May 1684, Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La-Purifiation)

Canada 1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).

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Canada 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake St. Louis, its widest point in the Montreal area. On the opposite shore, the inhabitants of the...Read MORE...


Canada 1690 - Port Royal is captured by British forces led by Phipps.

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Canada 1690 - Frontenac repels Phips' (sent from Massachusetts) attack on Québec (October)

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Canada 1701 - 40 First Nation tribes, French Colonial Government signed Great Peace of Montreal
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Canada 1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England.

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1702 Death of Child
Pierre Betourne (Betournay) died 19 October 1702, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)

1707 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie Deshayes died 18 December 1707, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Ville-Marie) (Montreal)

Canada 1710 - British Capture Port Royal, Rename Fort Anne
The Acadian community of Port Royal is captured by Francis Nickolson for the British and renamed it Fort Anne, and the community, Annapolis Royal. Daniel d'Auger de Subercase (1661-1732), with less...Read MORE...


Canada 1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession)
Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the French.
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Death
1 March 1722
La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe-de-la-Prairie) (St-Jean-François-Régis)


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