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HELP! Ancestor is complete! flag male ancestor  Louis  MICHEL dit TAILLON

  (b. 18 May 1725 Nicolet, Canada, New France   d. 13 February 1790 Sorel, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Louis MICHEL dit TAILLON was born 18 May 1725 in Nicolet, Canada, New France . Louis MICHEL dit TAILLON was the child of Pierre MICHEL dit TAILLON   and   Marie-Jeanne BARON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Olivier MICHEL dit TAILLON LETARDIF and Marie-Madeleine COCHON (maternal)  Jacques BARON and Catherine MESNY

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Louis  married  Marie-Madeleine DRAPEAU 1 September 1749 in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Marie-Madeleine DRAPEAU  was born 26 March 1716 in Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont).  Marie-Madeleine died 18 March 1785 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  Marie-Madeleine was the child of Pierre DRAPEAU and Marie-Anne LACROIX.

Louis MICHEL dit TAILLON died 13 February 1790 in Sorel, 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.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? The seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modelled on the French feudal system. It began ...Read MORE...



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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)


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