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flag male ancestor  Pierre-Antoine  GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX

  (b. 21 November 1735 Saint-François-du-Lac, Canada, New France   d. 16 September 1818 )  

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GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX Genealogy

Pierre-Antoine GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX was born 21 November 1735 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Canada, New France. Pierre-Antoine GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX was the child of Antoine GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX   and   Marie-Angelique HERTEL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX and Marie-Jeanne MAUGRAS (maternal)  Joseph HERTEL and Catherine PHILIPPE LAFONTAINE

Pierre-Antoine GAMELIN dit CHATEAUVIEUX died 16 September 1818

m. Bourgouin Isabelle
m. Cartier Madeleine


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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.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? In New France, boys who were married at age 20 or younger and girls who were married at age 16 or...Read MORE...



Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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)
  • 1735 Birth
    21 November 1735
    Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada


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