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flag male ancestor  Jacques  TELLIER dit LAFORTUNE

  (b. 30 August 1760 L'Assomption, Canada   d. 2 May 1826 Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada )  

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TELLIER dit LAFORTUNE Genealogy

Jacques TELLIER dit LAFORTUNE was born 30 August 1760 in L'Assomption, Canada . Jacques TELLIER dit LAFORTUNE was the child of Joachim TELLIER   and   Marie-Madeleine DESMARAIS and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph-Jacques TELLIER dit LAFORTUNE and Marie-Madeleine LOISEAU (maternal)  François DESMARAIS and Marie-Thérèse-Louise PASTOUREL

Jacques TELLIER dit LAFORTUNE died 2 May 1826 in Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada .

m. Goulet Marie-Desanges


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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 the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



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)
  • 1760 Birth
    30 August 1760
    L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
  • 1826 Death
    2 May 1826
    Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jacques-de-Montcalm) (Saint Jacques de l’Achigan)


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