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Ancestor is complete! flag male ancestor  Eustache  GRANDBOIS dit GUILBAUT

  (b. 19 February 1757 La-Pérade, Canada, New France   d. 23 October 1833 La-Pérade, Lower Canada )  
Age: 76

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Eustache GRANDBOIS dit GUILBAUT was born 19 February 1757 in La-Pérade, Canada, New France . Eustache GRANDBOIS dit GUILBAUT was the child of François-Joseph GUILBAUT/GUIBAUT dit GRANDBOIS   and   Marguerite BEAUDOIN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  François GUILBAUT dit GRANDBOIS and Marie-Simone MAILHOT (MAILLOT) (maternal)  Jean-François BEAUDOIN (BAUDOUIN) and Marguerite-Josephte RICARD

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Louise TESSIER 9 February 1777 in La-Pérade, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Marie-Louise TESSIER  was born 3 April 1755 in La-Pérade, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade).  She was the daughter of Louis TESSIER and Madeleine GENDRON.

Eustache GRANDBOIS dit GUILBAUT died 23 October 1833 in La-Pérade, Lower Canada .
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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 (

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Added: 5/20/2010 10:29:53 AM - Updated: 3/2/2020 8:11:36 PM

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