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  (b. abt. 1751 Québec Province, Canada   d. abt. 1814 Québec Province, Canada )  

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Marie-Anne GÉLINAS dite LACOURSE was born abt. 1751 in Québec Province, Canada

Marie-Anne GÉLINAS dite LACOURSE was the child of Alexis GÉLINAS dit LACOURSE   and   Marguerite FOUCAULT dite COURCHESNE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre GÉLINAS dit LACOURSE and Madeleine BOURBEAU (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste-François FOUCAULT dit COURCHESNE and Marie-Marguerite BERGERON

Marie-Anne GÉLINAS dite LACOURSE died abt. 1814 in Québec Province, Canada.

m. Ayotte Ignace


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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 - 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)

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Kings and Queens1763 - France cedes its North American posessions to Britain by the Treaty of Paris, ending the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). Quebec City French-speaking Catholics were now under the rule of Protestant Britain under King George III.
News1775 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.
News1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada
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