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  (b. abt. 1664 Poitiers, France   d. 12 September 1727 Saint-Ours, Canada, New France )  

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François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT was born abt. 1664 in Poitiers, France. François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT was the child of Mathurin PELOQUIN   and   Ambroise SYLLARD (SYLLART)

François was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1699.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie NIQUET 20 July 1699 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Marie NIQUET  was born December 1668 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine).  She died 29 November 1706 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  She was the daughter of Pierre-René NIQUET (NIQUETTE) and Françoise LEMOINE.

He married  (2) Marie-Françoise HAREL 07 January 1709 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  Marie-Françoise HAREL  was born 22 April 1678 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  She died 13 November 1756 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception).  She was the daughter of Jean-Marie-Victor-François HAREL and Marie PESCHER.

François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT died 12 September 1727 in Saint-Ours, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat cie de St-Ours



Born St-Andre de Niort, Poiters, Poitou, France


Details of the family tree of François appear below.
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.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? In New France, children of fur traders and their Indian wives were known as Metis.
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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • Bio
    From Peloquin Family History - webusers.warwick.net/ ~u1025211/ peloquins.html:
    'Mathurin Pelloquin and Ambroise Syllard were married on 1 July 1658 in the church of Saint-André. Mathurin's parents were Mathurin Pelloquin and Francoise Chastigné. Ambroise was the daughter of Guillaume Syllard and Ambroise Barbaut. She was born in Niort on 9 December 1634. The priest, Louis Pelloquin, who prepared the marriage certificate recorded...Read MORE...


  • 1688
    'During this period many soldiers were hospitalized. The registry of the sick at the Hotel Dieu of Quebec indicates that Francois Pelloquin dit Credit ( Credit' is simply an addition to the surname and sometimes referred to as a nickname ), soldier age 26 from the parish of Niort in Poitou, France was released on 10 November 1690 after a 10 day stay. The registry of the sick at the Hotel Dieu is the first official document that mentions the...Read MORE...


  • François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT
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    1699 Marriage Vieilles Forges, Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada
    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.
  • 1699 Marriage / Partner
    François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT and Marie NIQUET 20 July 1699, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1700 Birth of Child
    Felix PELOQUIN dit CREDIT was born 19 May 1700, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1702 Birth of Child
    Pierre-François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT was born 21 February 1702, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1703 Birth of Child
    Thérèse PELOQUIN dite CREDIT was born 21 July 1703, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1706 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Marie NIQUET died 29 November 1706, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)


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