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flag female ancestor  Catherine-Charlotte  LAMY dite DEFOND

  (b. abt. 1698 Québec Province, Canada   d. 30 January 1748 La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France )  

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Catherine-Charlotte LAMY dite DEFOND was born abt. 1698 in Québec Province, Canada. Catherine-Charlotte LAMY dite DEFOND was the child of Pierre LAMY dit DEFOND   and   Catherine SALVAIL (SALVAYE) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph-Isaac LAMY and Marie-Madeleine DE CHEVRAINVILLE dite LAFONTAINE (maternal)  Pierre SALVAIL (SALVAYE) DE FROMENT and Catherine ROY

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Armand DROUET DE RICHARDVILLE 20 May 1721 in Sorel, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Armand DROUET DE RICHARDVILLE  was born 25 March 1695 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation).  He was the son of Claude DROUET and Marie-Jeanne DESROSIERS.

Catherine-Charlotte LAMY dite DEFOND died 30 January 1748 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Catherine-Charlotte 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? To occupy their free time, the inhabitants of New France held soirées, when they would gather to...Read MORE...



Virtual Museum of New France. For more information visit www.historymuseum.ca/ virtual-museum-of-new-france
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)
  • 1721 Marriage / Partner
    Catherine-Charlotte LAMY dite DEFOND and Armand DROUET DE RICHARDVILLE 20 May 1721, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1726 Birth of Child
    Jean DROUET dit DERICHARDVILLE was born 20 January 1726, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1735 Birth of Child
    Joseph DROUET was born 6 February 1735, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1748 Death
    30 January 1748
    La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Isle Dupas)


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