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flag male ancestor  Jean  HYARD dit GUIARD

  (b. 12 October 1763 Kamouraska, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 12 May 1797 Saint-André, Kamouraska, Lower Canada )  

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Jean HYARD dit GUIARD was born 12 October 1763 in Kamouraska, Province of Québec, Canada . Jean HYARD dit GUIARD was the child of Jean HYARD   and   Marie-Charlotte MICHAUD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Francois-Louis HYARD and Marie Louise CAPLAN (maternal)  Pierre MICHAUD and Madeleine CADIEUX

Jean HYARD dit GUIARD died 12 May 1797 in Saint-André, Kamouraska, Lower Canada .

m. Labourliere Marie-Euphrosine


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? In New France, socially, the seigneur and his family did not stand apart from his neighbors. All...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)
  • 1763 Birth
    12 October 1763
    Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)
  • 1797 Death
    12 May 1797
    Saint-André, Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (St-Andre)


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