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HELP! flag male ancestor  Jean  RAYMOND dit PHOCAS

  (b. abt. 1716 Québec Province, Canada   d. 17 November 1766 Québec Province, Canada )  

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Jean RAYMOND dit PHOCAS was born abt. 1716 in Québec Province, Canada. Jean RAYMOND dit PHOCAS was the child of Romain RAYMOND dit PHOCAS   and   Thérèse ST-PIERRE and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Pierre ST-PIERRE dit DESSAINT and Marie-Anne GERBERT

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Jean  married  Genevieve HUDON dite BEAULIEU 3 February 1739 in Kamouraska, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Genevieve HUDON dite BEAULIEU  was born abt. 1713 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  Genevieve died 11 June 1769 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  Genevieve was the child of Pierre HUDON and Claire PARADIS.

Jean RAYMOND dit PHOCAS died 17 November 1766 in Québec Province, Canada.
Details of the family tree of Jean appear below.
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? The first commercial brewery in Canada was started in Quebec City by Jean Talon in 1668.
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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 (
  • 1739 Marriage / Partner
    Jean RAYMOND dit PHOCAS and Genevieve HUDON dite BEAULIEU 3 February 1739, Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)
  • 1740 Birth of Child
    Marie-Genevieve PHOCAS dite RAYMOND was born 12 January 1740, Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)
  • 1745 Birth of Child
    Gabriel-Ange PHOCAS dit RAYMOND was born 8 July 1745, Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)
  • 1766 Death
    17 November 1766
    , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)

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