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flag female ancestor  Elisabeth  VACHER dite LACERTE

  (b. 1 March 1740 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 27 June 1824 Saint-Eustache, Lower Canada )  

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VACHER dit LACERTE Genealogy

Elisabeth VACHER dite LACERTE was born 1 March 1740 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France . Elisabeth VACHER dite LACERTE was the child of Jean-Baptiste VACHER dit LACERTE   and   Françoise PROULX and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Guillaume VACHER dit LACERTE and Marguerite BENOIT (maternal)  Claude PROULX and Isabelle ROBIDAS dite MANSEAU

Elisabeth VACHER dite LACERTE died 27 June 1824 in Saint-Eustache, Lower Canada.

m. Sylvestre Joseph


Details of the family tree of Elisabeth 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? Women in New France worked very hard. They had to take care of the house, cook for the family, take ...Read MORE...



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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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1740 Birth
    1 March 1740
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1824 Death
    27 June 1824
    Saint-Eustache, Québec, Canada


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