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flag male ancestor  Jean-Baptiste  VACHER dit LACERTE

  (b. 25 September 1745 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. )  

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VACHER dit LACERTE Genealogy

Jean-Baptiste VACHER dit LACERTE was born 25 September 1745 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France . Jean-Baptiste VACHER dit 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

m. Guilbault Francoise

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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1745 Birth
    25 September 1745
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)


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