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flag male ancestor  Francois  DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE

  (b. 7 April 1799 Saint-Paul-de-Lavaltrie, Québec, Canada   d. 3 November 1876 Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada )  

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Francois DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE was born 7 April 1799 in Saint-Paul-de-Lavaltrie, Lower Canada. Francois DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE was the child of Basile DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE   and   Catherine HENRY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Basile DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE and Marie-Therese MARCIL (maternal)  Pierre HENRY and Marie-Catherine LAPERCHE dite ST-JEAN

Francois DESAUTELS dit LAPOINTE died 3 November 1876 in Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada.

m. Hayet Felicite


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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)
  • 1799 Birth
    7 April 1799
    Saint-Paul-de-Lavaltrie, Québec, Canada
  • 1876 Death
    3 November 1876
    Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Québec, Canada


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