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flag female ancestor  Marguerite  PAYET dite ST-AMOUR

  (b. 19 February 1743 L'Assomption, Canada, New France   d. 10 April 1811 St-Paul-de-Lavaltrie, Quebec, Canada )  

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Marguerite PAYET dite ST-AMOUR was born 19 February 1743 in L'Assomption, Canada, New France . Marguerite PAYET dite ST-AMOUR was the child of Guillaume PAYET   and   Marguerite THOUIN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre-Guillaume PAYETTE (PAYET) dit ST-AMOUR and Geneviève MENARD (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste THOUIN and Marie CADIEUX

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Jacques RATEL 16 May 1761 in L'Assomption, Canada .  Jacques RATEL  was born 7 April 1738 in Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) (St-Paul-l'Hermite).  He died 2 April 1770 in Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) (St-Paul-l'Hermite).  He was the son of Pierre RATEL and Françoise BOUSQUET.

Marguerite PAYET dite ST-AMOUR died 10 April 1811 in St-Paul-de-Lavaltrie, Quebec, Canada.

m. Ratelle Jacques
m. Rolland Joseph-Amable


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.
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Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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)
  • 1743 Birth
    19 February 1743
    L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)
  • 1761 Marriage / Partner
    Marguerite PAYET dite ST-AMOUR and Jacques RATEL 16 May 1761 , L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)
  • 1770 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Jacques RATEL died 2 April 1770, Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) (St-Paul-l'Hermite)
  • 1811 Death
    10 April 1811
    St-Paul-de-Lavaltrie, Quebec, Canada


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