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Blouin dit Laviolette, Mery (Mederic)
Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette - 1669 Marriage L'Ange Gardien, QC, Canada
Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette
1669 Marriage L'Ange Gardien, QC, Canada
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Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette

  (26 APR 1640Luçon (Lucon), France  - 14 Jul 1707Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) )  

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Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette
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Born St Pierre d'Etusson, Luçon, Poitou, France



Did You Know?Did you know...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?Did you know...In Canada, there is a belief that on Christmas Eve, the dead rise up from their graves and kneel at the foot of the cemetery cross where they are awaited by the previous parish priest wearing a white surplice and golden stole. The priest says the prayers for the Nativity aloud and the departed respond reverently. Once the mass is finished, the dead rise, look longingly at the village and the house where they were born, then silently return to their coffins.

Source: www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca

Birth
26 APR 1640
Luçon (Lucon), France


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"We are unaware of almost everything about the life of Mery Blouin in France, except that he came from Saint-Pierre-d'Etusson, where he was born about 1641. The son of Andre Blouin and of Francois Bounin was not educated. In Canada, he dared to write his name only once... In addition, our man was also called 'Laviolette', an affectation which fell into oblivion with the death of its bearer."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 30

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1664 France to Canada

"... it is probable that it was one of these sailing ships which transported Mery Blouin to the colony in 1664."

"According to the established custom, ancestor Blouin would live in the country as an indentured servant for three years, before being recognized as a full citizen."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 31

Added: 9/17/2010 12:10:12 PM - 1  Updated: 9/17/2010 12:11:25 PM - 1

1669 Marriage
Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette married Marie Carreau 30 Nov 1669 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (Chateau Richer)

News1680 - Mission Founded
The area [Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans] was first colonized early in the 17th century. In 1680, a mission was founded and served by the priest of Sainte-Famille.
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1681 Canadian Census Comte de St.-Laurent

Emery Blouart (Mederic Blouin), 40
Marie Carreau, sa femme, 26
enfants:
Jean, 9
Marie, 8
Jacques, 5
Anne, 3
Marguerite, 1

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882

Added: 3/2/2010 4:38:11 PM - 1  Updated: 3/2/2010 - 1

World History1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.



1707 Death Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.

"Since his strength had left him, our steady and tenacious farmer retreated from life in the middle of the summer. Mery died on Thursday, 14 July 1707. According to the custom of the time, he was laid to rest the same day. Jean-Baptiste Menage, ordained a priest on the preceding 4 June, presided at the funeral and wrote the names of the two witnesses in the registry: Jean Plante and Joseph Roger."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 37

NOTE: Death in index in Drouin Collection for Saint-Jean -- 1707, page 76

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Marriage(s) and Child(ren)


marriage Mery (Mederic) Blouin dit Laviolette married Marie Carreau -- Date: 30 Nov 1669 Place:  Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (Chateau Richer)
Source:  Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. 

Marie Carreau was the daughter of Louis Carreau and Jeanne Lerouge

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groom's name: Mederic Beslouin
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bride's name: Marie Carreaux
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marriage date: 30 Nov 1669
marriage place: Chateau Richer, Montmorency I, Quebec
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groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Unknown
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bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Unknown
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indexing project (batch) number: M01734-5
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1018161
reference number: P 142

"Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2KL-5NV : accessed 04 Jan 2013), Mederic Beslouin and Marie Carreaux, 30 Nov 1669; citing reference P 142, FHL microfilm 1018161.


Marriage found at L'Ange Gardien in Drouin Collection listed under marriages of people from Chateau-Richer.

"The eldest daughter of the second Carreau generation was named Marie. Born on 20 March 1655, she had been baptized at Quebec by Father Jerome Lalemant. Godfather: Jean Bourdon; Godmother: Marie Favery, wife of Pierre Legardeuer, Sieur de Repentigny. At the age of 14, Marie met Mery Blouin. They fell in love. On 5 November 1669, they signed a marriage contract in the presence of the notary Paul Vachon. They would live in joint ownership of property."

"Father Francois Fillon blessed the marriage on the following 30 November, and recorded the act in the registry at Chateau-Richer."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume XV, Page 32

Added:   Updated: 1/3/2013 8:39:15 PM



Children:

daughter Marie Francoise Blouin (abt. 1670, , Québec (Quebec) Province, Canada (New France) - bef. 1681, )

son Jean Blouin (11 Jul 1672, Québec (Quebec), Québec, Canada (Quebec City) - 29 Mar 1745, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste))

daughter Marie Madeleine Blouin (12 May 1674, L'Île d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Ile d'Orleans) - 12 Sep 1755, L'Île d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Ile d'Orleans))

son Jacques Blouin (2 Apr 1676, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 16 January 1744, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste))

daughter Anne Blouin (6 Apr 1678, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - Dec 1749, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Laurent))

daughter Catherine Blouin (27 October 1680, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) - 12 January 1776, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada)

daughter Marie Francoise Blouin (26 MAY 1688, Sainte-Famille, L'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada - 30 DEC 1762, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste))

son Gabriel Blouin (16 May 1691, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) - 11 March 1772, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste))

daughter Genevieve Blouin (4 Dec 1693, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (Chateau Richer) - ,  )

daughter Marie Madeleine Blouin (2 Jan 1696, Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) - 16 July 1791, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Pointe de Lévy) (St Joseph de Levis) (Lauzon))

son Paul Blouin (28 August 1699 , Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean) (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) - 06 August 1784, Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie) (Lanoraie-d'Autray))




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