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HELP! flag female ancestor  Marie-Anne  LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX

  (b. abt. 1769 Québec Province, Canada   d. )  

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Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX was born abt. 1769 in Québec Province, Canada. Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX was the child of Michel-Gabriel LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX   and   Catherine CAILLÉ and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Antoine LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX and Marie-Anne THERRIEN (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste CAILLÉ and Catherine DULIGNON dite LAMIRANDE

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Marie-Anne  married  Michel GAGNON 7 January 1799 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Michel GAGNON  was born abt. 1775 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  Michel was the child of Jean-Baptiste GAGNON and Marguerite JANELLE.
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? Children in New France had many chores. Small children might bring in the wood for the fireplace. Older girls would help cook, clean and make clothes. Fathers would teach their sons how to ice fish. A
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)

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX

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Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX married flag male ancestor Michel GAGNON-- Date: 7 January 1799 Place: Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada
Michel GAGNON was the child of Jean-Baptiste GAGNON and Marguerite JANELLE




Children of Michel GAGNON and Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX:

flag male ancestor Michel GAGNON (b.6 August 1798, Yamaska, Lower Canada   d. 10 October 1886, St Joseph, Cloud, Kansas, USA)
m. Marie-Adele-Delima MARTIN 1 May 1827 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)


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1798 Birth of Child
Michel GAGNON was born 6 August 1798, Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)
1799 Marriage / Partner
Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE dite DESCOTEAUX and Michel GAGNON 7 January 1799, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
Added: 1/30/2019 9:30:02 AM - Updated: 5/13/2021 11:37:09 AM
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