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


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Did You Know? Over time, Quebec 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 Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

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Did You Know? What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Canada 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)

Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
Cathédrale de l'Assomption
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Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
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Chateau de Blois, Trois-Rivieres, P.Q. Canada

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Trois-Rivieres, Que. - Rue des Forges.

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Trois-Rivieres, Quebec - L'Eveche.

Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
Trois-Rivieres, Que. - Wabasso Cotton Mills.

Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
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Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
Trois-Rivieres, Que. - Hotel de Ville. City Hall.

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Birth
1 March 1740
Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Death
27 June 1824
Saint-Eustache, Québec, Canada


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