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flag female ancestor  Suzanne  DESAUTELS dite LAPOINTE

  (b. 24 September 1776 L'Assomption, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 1 July 1832 L'Assomption, Lower Canada )  

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Suzanne DESAUTELS dite LAPOINTE was born 24 September 1776 in L'Assomption, Province of Québec, Canada . Suzanne DESAUTELS dite LAPOINTE was the child of Basile DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE   and   Marie-Therese MARCIL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre DESAUTELS and Angélique THUILLIER (maternal)  André MARCIL (MARSIL) and Marie-Catherine CHRISTIN dite ST-AMOUR

Suzanne DESAUTELS dite LAPOINTE died 1 July 1832 in L'Assomption, Lower Canada .

m. Coitou Jean-Baptiste


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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 - Did you know? The habitant was inordinately fond of sour milk. Tea was scarce and costly. Brandy was imported in...Read MORE...



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)
  • 1776 Birth
    24 September 1776
    L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)
  • 1832 Death
    1 July 1832
    L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)


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