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immigrant flag male ancestor  Jacques  GAMACHE dit LAMARRE

  (b. Bef 1637 Cotes-d'Armor Brittany, France   d. Aft 1741 Canada )  

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Jacques GAMACHE dit LAMARRE was born Bef 1637 in Cotes-d'Armor Brittany, France . Jacques GAMACHE dit LAMARRE was the child of Nicolas-Jacques GAMACHE dit LAMARRE LE TARDIF SIR   and   Jacqueline-Gamache-Dit-Lamarre-Le-Tardif-Sir CADOT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Guillaume LAMARRE-GAMACHE and Renee-Gamache HAUN

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite-Lamarre PINEL .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marguerite-Lamarre PINEL  was born 2/19/1642 in France. 

Jacques GAMACHE dit LAMARRE died Aft 1741 in Canada.
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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: 9/1/2018 4:45:28 PM - Updated: 9/2/2018 1:15:24 PM

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