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HELP! flag female ancestor  Marguerite  DARGIS dite DESROSIERS

  (b. 1 January 1781 Trois-Rivières, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 17 February 1826 Bécancour, Nicolet, Lower Canada )  

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Marguerite DARGIS dite DESROSIERS was born 1 January 1781 in Trois-Rivières, Province of Québec, Canada . Marguerite DARGIS dite DESROSIERS was the child of Joseph DESROSIERS dit DARGIS   and   Genevieve HOUDE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre DESROSIERS and Louise-Thérèse DUREAU (DURAUX) dite POITEVIN (maternal)  Michel HOUDE and Marie-Genevieve LEMAY

Marguerite DARGIS dite DESROSIERS died 17 February 1826 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Lower Canada .

m. Rancourt Augustin


Details of the family tree of Marguerite 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, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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)
  • 1781 Birth
    1 January 1781
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1826 Death
    17 February 1826
    Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)


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