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flag male ancestor  Pierre  FOURNIER dit BELVAL

  (b. abt. 1757 Québec Province, Canada   d. )  

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Pierre FOURNIER dit BELVAL was born abt. 1757 in Québec Province, Canada. Pierre FOURNIER dit BELVAL was the child of Pierre FOURNIER dit BELVAL   and   Josephte DUBORD dite LAFONTAINE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre FOURNIER dit BELVAL and Marie-Therese VEL dite SANSOUCY (maternal)  Balthazar DUBORD dit LAFONTAINE and Josephe RIPAULT

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Archange ARPIN (HARPIN) 31 March 1788 in Contrecœur, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie-Archange ARPIN (HARPIN)  was born 20 June 1760 in Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur).  She was the daughter of René-Guillaume HERPIN (ARPIN) dit POITEVIN and Thérèse BAUDREAU dite GRAVELINE.

m. Arpin Marie-Archange

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.
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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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1788 Marriage / Partner
    Pierre FOURNIER dit BELVAL and Marie-Archange ARPIN (HARPIN) 31 March 1788, Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur)
  • 1796 Birth of Child
    Marie-Reine FOURNIER dite BELVAL was born 19 April 1796, Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur)


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Added: 1/24/2019 11:22:05 AM - Updated: 6/16/2020 10:57:27 AM

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