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  (b. abt. 1820 Québec Province, Canada   d. )  
Summary: Marie LERIGER dite LAPLANTE was born abt. 1820 in Québec Province, Canada. Marie LERIGER dite LAPLANTE was the child of Paul LÉRIGER (LERIGÉ) LAPLANTE and Marie-Marguerite TREMBLAY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Louis-Paul LÉRIGER (LERIGÉ) LAPLANTE and Marie-Josephte DENEAU (DENIAU) (maternal)  Augustin TREMBLAY and Marie-Agathe DENIAU (DAGNEAU)

She married  Abraham DAIGNEAU 2 March 1840 in La Prairie, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Abraham DAIGNEAU  was born 23 July 1806 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis).  He died 21 May 1854 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis).  He was the son of Jacques DAIGNEAU (DENIAU) and Marie-Josephte LEBEL.
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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.

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Marie LERIGER dite LAPLANTE married flag  Abraham DAIGNEAU-- Date: 2 March 1840 Place: La Prairie, Lower Canada
Abraham DAIGNEAU was the son of Jacques DAIGNEAU (DENIAU) and Marie-Josephte LEBEL


flag  Paul DAIGNEAULT (b.abt. 1842, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )
m. Marie-Claire TREMBLAY 8 August 1865

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Marie LERIGER dite LAPLANTE and Abraham DAIGNEAU 2 March 1840, La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)

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