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flag male ancestor  François  GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN

  (b. abt. 1716 Québec Province, Canada   d. 17 July 1792 Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada )  

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GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN Genealogy

François GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN was born abt. 1716 in Québec Province, Canada. François GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN was the child of Jean-François GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN   and   Catherine BRUNET dite LASABLONNIÈRE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN and Jeanne TOUZE (maternal)  Jean BRUNET dit LASABLONNIÈRE and Marie-Madeleine RICHAUME

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite JETTE 21 November 1746 in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Marguerite JETTE  was born 27 June 1725 in Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny).  She died 6 May 1808 in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada.  She was the daughter of Paul-Amable JETTE and Marguerite CHAMPAGNE dite ST-MARTIN.

François GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN died 17 July 1792 in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada.
Details of the family tree of François 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.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? New France was born and nurtured in an atmosphere of religious devotion. To the habitant the Church ...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)
  • 1746 Marriage / Partner
    François GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN and Marguerite JETTE 21 November 1746, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada
  • 1752 Birth of Child
    Francois-Ambroise GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN was born 9 December 1752, Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada
  • 1754 Birth of Child
    Marguerite GAZAILLE dite ST-GERMAIN was born 12 April 1754, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
  • 1755 Birth of Child
    Antoine GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN was born 11 June 1755, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada
  • 1759 Birth of Child
    Marie-Josephe GAZAILLE dite ST-GERMAIN was born 22 January 1759, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada
  • 1764 Birth of Child
    Louis GAZAILLE dit ST-GERMAIN was born 28 June 1764, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada
  • 1792 Death
    17 July 1792
    Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada


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