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flag male ancestor  Charles  GRIVEAULT dit BOISJOLY

  (b. 3 January 1789 Lavaltrie, Province of Québec, Canada   d. )  

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Charles GRIVEAULT dit BOISJOLY was born 3 January 1789 in Lavaltrie, Province of Québec, Canada . Charles GRIVEAULT dit BOISJOLY was the child of Antoine-Toussaint GRIVEAULT dit BOISJOLY   and   Genevieve HARNOIS and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Antoine GRIVEAULT dit BOISJOLY and Marie-Agathe LAPORTE dite ST-GEORGES (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste-François HARNOIS and Geneviève-Catherine DALPÉ dite PARISEAU

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Anne DESROSIERS 11 January 1813 in Lavaltrie, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie-Anne DESROSIERS  was born 12 December 1791 in Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie).  She died 10 October 1874 in Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie).  She was the daughter of Joseph LANIEL dit DESROSIERS and Marie-Anne BRASSARD.
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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Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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)
  • 1789 Birth
    3 January 1789
    Lavaltrie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine)
  • 1813 Marriage / Partner
    Charles GRIVEAULT dit BOISJOLY and Marie-Anne DESROSIERS 11 January 1813 , Lavaltrie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine)


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Added: 11/23/2017 1:09:14 PM - Updated: 6/8/2020 7:48:41 PM

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