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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag male ancestor  Gilles  COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ

  (b. 7 January 1640 France   d. 23 March 1726 Saint-François-du-Lac, Canada, New France )  

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Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ was born 7 January 1640 in France. Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ was the child of ?   and   ?

Gilles was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Anne-Elisabeth TARRAGON 1676 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Anne-Elisabeth TARRAGON  was born 20 May 1652 in France. 

He married  (2) Marie-Jeanne MORAL 9 December 1692 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Canada, New France .  Marie-Jeanne MORAL  was born 14 February 1651 in France or Quebec?.  She died 20 January 1714 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada.  She was the daughter of Quentin MORAL and Marie-Marguerite MARGUERIE.

Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ died 23 March 1726 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Canada, New France.

Occupation: Carignan-Salières soldier - Saurel Company

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Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Québec 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 (

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ

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Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ married immigrant flag female ancestor Anne-Elisabeth TARRAGON-- Date: 1676  Place: , Québec Province, Canada
(CANADA) - PRDH - Universite de Montreal


Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ married  female ancestor Marie-Jeanne MORAL-- Date: 9 December 1692 Place: Saint-François-du-Lac, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Marie-Jeanne MORAL was the daughter of Quentin MORAL and Marie-Marguerite MARGUERIE

Gilles Couterier, widower of Anne Elisabeth Haragon
M. Jeanne Maurelle (Moral), widow of Jacques Maugras


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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ

7 January 1640
, France

1677 Birth of Child
Pierre COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ was born 23 October 1677, Sorel, Québec, Canada
1679 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ was born 28 August 1679, Sorel, Québec, Canada
1692 Marriage / Partner
Gilles COUTURIER dit LABONTÉ and Marie-Jeanne MORAL 9 December 1692, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1714 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie-Jeanne MORAL died 20 January 1714, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
23 March 1726
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

Added: 1/12/2010 3:37:16 PM - Updated: 6/11/2015 8:45:57 AM

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