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flag male ancestor  Jean  GAMACHE dit LAMARRE

  (b. Bef 1530 Normandy, France   d. Aft 1629 Rouen Seine-Maritime Normandy, France )  

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Jean GAMACHE dit LAMARRE was born Bef 1530 in Normandy, France . Jean GAMACHE dit LAMARRE was the child of Gaison GAMACHE dit LAMARRE   and   Charest-Gamache-Dit-Lamarre VIBRAYRE

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Jean-Delamarre MARTIN abt. 1568 .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Jean-Delamarre MARTIN  was born Bef 8/6/1535 in Rouen, France.  She died Aft 1629 in Rouen, France. 

Jean GAMACHE dit LAMARRE died Aft 1629 in Rouen Seine-Maritime Normandy, France.
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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 (
Added: 8/30/2018 2:07:55 PM - Updated: 7/28/2019 9:23:40 AM

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