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immigrant - Canada to US  male ancestor  Narcisse (Nelson)  TIRIAC dit LAFARA

  (b. 30 September 1823 L'Acadie, Lower Canada   d. 27 May 1869 Swanton, Vermont, USA )  

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Narcisse (Nelson) TIRIAC dit LAFARA was born 30 September 1823 in L'Acadie, Lower Canada . Narcisse (Nelson) TIRIAC dit LAFARA was the child of Alexis CYRIAC (TIRIAC)   and   Marguerite GIROUX and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre-Francois-Xavier THIRIAC dit LAFOREST and Victoire-Charlotte PIVERT dite PARISIEN (maternal)  Gabriel GIROUX and Marguerite ST-YVES

Narcisse (Nelson) was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1867.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Saphronie COTE 13 January 1852 in Henryville, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Saphronie COTE  was born 2 April 1835 in Napierville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Cyprien) (Saint-Édouard). 

Narcisse (Nelson) TIRIAC dit LAFARA died 27 May 1869 in Swanton, Vermont, USA.
Details of the family tree of Narcisse 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? A typical French-Canadian building is the farmhouse. It is based on structures in the French...Read MORE...



Mutlicultural Canada: Quebec to 1800 (www.multiculturalcanada.ca)
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)
  • 1823 Birth
    30 September 1823
    L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie)
  • 1852 Marriage / Partner
    Narcisse (Nelson) TIRIAC dit LAFARA and Saphronie COTE 13 January 1852, Henryville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Georges-de-Henryville)
  • 1854 Birth of Child
    Eloise-Perine CYRIAC dite RAPONNEAU (TIRIAC) was born 12 April 1854, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
  • 1855 Birth of Child
    Eloise CYRIAC dite RAPONNEAU (TIRIAC) was born 13 August 1855, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
  • 1857 Birth of Child
    Joseph SYRIAC was born 10 October 1857, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
  • 1860 Birth of Child
    Edward TIRIAC was born 17 May 1860, Saint-Alexandre, Iberville, Québec, Canada
  • 1862 Birth of Child
    Marie-Rose-Delima TIRIAC was born 28 July 1862, Saint-Jacques-le-Mineur, Québec, Canada
  • 1865 Birth of Child
    Narcisse THIRIAC was born 6 October 1865, Swanton, Vermont, USA


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Added: 5/1/2014 7:07:50 PM - Updated: 10/19/2018 12:00:05 PM

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