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flag female ancestor  Marie-Angelique  CAUCHON dite LAMOTHE

  (b. 8 April 1746 Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Canada, New France   d. 20 September 1796 Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lower Canada )  

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Marie-Angelique CAUCHON dite LAMOTHE was born 8 April 1746 in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Canada, New France. Marie-Angelique CAUCHON dite LAMOTHE was the child of François CAUCHON dit LAMOTHE   and   Françoise HOUDE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean COCHON (CAUCHON) dit LAMOTHE and Marie-Anne BLOUARD (maternal)  Jacques HOUDE dit DESRUISSEAUX and Marie-Louise-Françoise BEAUDET

Marie-Angelique CAUCHON dite LAMOTHE died 20 September 1796 in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lower Canada.

m. Croteau Pierre

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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? Very few children went to school in New France. Schools were usually only in the larger towns and...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
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 (
  • 1746 Birth
    8 April 1746
    Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Québec, Canada
  • 1796 Death
    20 September 1796
    Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Québec, Canada

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