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immigrant Fille a Marier flag female ancestor  Marguerite  SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE

  (b. 4 July 1641 La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. abt. 1684 Repentigny, Canada, New France )  

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Marguerite SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE was born 4 July 1641 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Marguerite SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE was the child of Jean SAUVIOT dit LAVERGNE   and   Louise BRODEUR

Marguerite was a Fille à Marier , arriving in New France by 1658.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Jacques MOUSSEAU dit LAVIOLETTE 16 September 1658 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Jacques MOUSSEAU dit LAVIOLETTE  was born 23 September 1627 in France.  He died 25 January 1694 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Marguerite SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE died abt. 1684 in Repentigny, Canada, New France .

Baptised at Ste Marguerite chapel in the parish Notre-Dame-de-Cougnes in La Rochelle, France.

Died before 18 April 1687 - Repentigny, QC

Details of the family tree of Marguerite 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? Children in New France had many chores. Small children might bring in the wood for the fireplace....Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
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 Marguerite SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE

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Marguerite SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE married immigrant flag male ancestor Jacques MOUSSEAU dit LAVIOLETTE-- Date: 16 September 1658 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Marriage found at Notre Dame de Montreal in Drouin Collection

Jacques Mousseau Laviolette and Marguerite Saviot


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4 July 1641
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

1658 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite SAUVIOT dite LAVERGNE and Jacques MOUSSEAU dit LAVIOLETTE 16 September 1658, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1659 Birth of Child
Françoise MOUSSEAU dite DESILETS LAVIOLETTE was born 20 November 1659, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1661 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne MOUSSEAU was born 8 November 1661, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1663 Birth of Child
Marguerite-Perrine MOUSSEAU was born 25 October 1663, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1665 Birth of Child
Jacques MOUSSEAU dit DESILETS was born 13 November 1665, Montréal, Québec, Canada

1666 Census - Montreal, Quebec

Jacques Musseaux de la Violette 35 Habitant
Marguerite Sauviau 23 Epouse
Francoise Musseaux 7 Fille
Marie Musseaux 5 Fille
Marguerite Musseaux 3 Fille
Jacques Musseaux 4 mois Fils
(CANADA) - 1666 Montreal Census

1667 Birth of Child
Elisabeth MOUSSEAU was born 29 September 1667 , Montréal, Québec, Canada
1671 Birth of Child
Jean MOUSSEAU was born 18 July 1671, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

1681 Canadian Census Signeurie de Repentigny

Jacques Monceaux, 50
Marguerite Sauviot, sa femme, 40
Perrine, 17
Jacques, 15
Elizabeth, 13

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

Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny)

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