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  (b. 27 March 1748 Yamachiche, Canada, New France   d. 1 October 1763 Yamachiche, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Marie-Genevieve DESAULNIERS dite LESIEUR was born 27 March 1748 in Yamachiche, Canada, New France . Marie-Genevieve DESAULNIERS dite LESIEUR was the child of Jean-Baptiste LESIEUR   and   Marguerite LAMY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste LESIEUR dit DESAULNIERS and Marie-Elisabeth RIVARD dite LAVIGNE (maternal)  Etienne LAMY and Marguerite BLAIS

Marie-Genevieve DESAULNIERS dite LESIEUR died 1 October 1763 in Yamachiche, Province of Québec, Canada .
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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.
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Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
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)
  • 1748 Birth
    27 March 1748
    Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1763 Death
    1 October 1763
    Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)


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