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flag male ancestor  Jean-Baptiste  VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT

  (b. May 1712 Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France   d. )  

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VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT Genealogy

Jean-Baptiste VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT was born May 1712 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France . Jean-Baptiste VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT was the child of François VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT   and   Marie-Josephte LEFETTEY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  François-Noel VANASSE and Jeanne FOURRIER (maternal)  Jean LE FETTEY dit LAMONTAGNE and Suzanne RABOUIN

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite BENOIT 19 November 1736 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France .  Marguerite BENOIT  was born 2 March 1710 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre).  She died 9 February 1751 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre).  She was the daughter of Gabriel BENOIT and Marie ROUSSEL.

m. Benoit Marguerite

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.

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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)
  • 1712 Birth
    May 1712
    Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1736 Marriage / Partner
    Jean-Baptiste VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT and Marguerite BENOIT 19 November 1736, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)


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