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HELP! flag male ancestor  Jean  RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE

  (b. abt. 1668 Québec Province, Canada   d. 30 June 1731 La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France )  

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Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE was born abt. 1668 in Québec Province, Canada

Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE was the child of Nicolas RIVARD dit LAVIGNE   and   Catherine ST-PERE and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Étienne ST-PERE dit CHAMPOUX and Marie-Madeleine COUTEAU (COUSTEAU)

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Jean  married  Geneviève TROTTIER 5 September 1703 in Batiscan, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Geneviève TROTTIER  was born abt. 1686 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier).  Geneviève died 10 October 1740 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas).  Geneviève was the child of Jean-Baptiste TROTTIER and Geneviève LAFOND.

Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE died 30 June 1731 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Jean 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? All license plates in Quebec have the text 'Je me souviens', the official motto of Quebec. It literally means "I remember", but more extensively they want to say that they will never forget their...Read MORE...
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 (

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE


Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE married flag female ancestor Geneviève TROTTIER-- Date: 5 September 1703 Place: Batiscan, Canada, New France
Geneviève TROTTIER was the child of Jean-Baptiste TROTTIER and Geneviève LAFOND

Children of Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE and Geneviève TROTTIER:

flag boy ancestor Joseph RIVARD (b.14 August 1704, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 22 May 1710, Batiscan, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Marie-Josephte RIVARD (b.6 January 1707, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 16 March 1733, Batiscan, Canada, New France )

flag female ancestor Catherine RIVARD (b.25 October 1709, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 25 June 1785, Berthierville, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Joseph AUBUCHON 28 August 1730 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas)

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste RIVARD dit LAVIGNE (b.26 November 1711, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 21 September 1787, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marie-Josephte COTNOIR 28 August 1738 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas)

flag male ancestor Antoine-Joseph RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE (b.15 December 1713, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 2 May 1756, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Catherine COTNOIR (COTTENOIRE) 13 January 1733 in Berthierville, Québec, Canada (Berthier-en-Haut) (Ste-Genevieve-de-Berthier)

flag male ancestor Leon-Charles RIVARD (b.14 October 1715, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 5 June 1761, Berthierville, Canada )

flag male ancestor François-Xavier RIVARD (b.30 March 1718, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Françoise GARNIER (GRENIER) 29 October 1743 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

flag male ancestor Jean-Alexis RIVARD (b.22 July 1720, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 4 June 1806, La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Lower Canada )
m. Genevieve DUTEAU 5 February 1747 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
m. Marie-Francoise GUEVREMONT 14 February 1757 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas)

flag male ancestor Gervais-Marie RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE (b.20 March 1722, Batiscan, Canada, New France   d. 6 December 1791, Sorel, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Anne LOISEAU dite FRANCOEUR 7 January 1743 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas)

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'Jean, Sieur de Preville (1668-1731), married Genevieve Trottier on 5 September 1703 at Batiscan...'

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Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume V, Page 221

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marriage1703 Marriage / Partner
Jean RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE and Geneviève TROTTIER 5 September 1703, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1704 Birth of Child
Joseph RIVARD was born 14 August 1704, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1707 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephte RIVARD was born 6 January 1707, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1709 Birth of Child
Catherine RIVARD was born 25 October 1709, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
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1710 Death of Child
Joseph RIVARD died 22 May 1710, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1711 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste RIVARD dit LAVIGNE was born 26 November 1711, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1713 Birth of Child
Antoine-Joseph RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE was born 15 December 1713, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1715 Birth of Child
Leon-Charles RIVARD was born 14 October 1715, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1718 Birth of Child
François-Xavier RIVARD was born 30 March 1718, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1720 Birth of Child
Jean-Alexis RIVARD was born 22 July 1720, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
1722 Birth of Child
Gervais-Marie RIVARD dit PRÉVILLE was born 20 March 1722, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
death1731 Death
30 June 1731
La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas)
Added: 4/4/2010 9:39:53 AM - Updated: 2/13/2015 4:23:40 PM

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