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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Gabriel  BENOIT dit LAFOREST

  (b. abt. 1636 St-Prix, Montmorency, Paris, France   d. 27 October 1686 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )  

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Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST was born abt. 1636 in St-Prix, Montmorency, Paris, France. Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST was the child of ?   and   ?

Gabriel was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1665.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Gabriel  married  Marie-Anne GUÉDON 26 October 1665 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marie-Anne GUÉDON  was born abt. 1640 in Magny-en-Vexin, Pontoise, France.  Marie-Anne died 22 March 1732 in Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche). 

Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST died 27 October 1686 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .

Son of Claude Benoit and Anne Fontaine

Look for this family in Laforest Volume XXVII


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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.
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The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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)

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST

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Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST married Ancestor is complete!immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor Marie-Anne GUÉDON-- Date: 26 October 1665 Place: , Québec Province, Canada
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal


PRDH indicates that Gabriel Benoit Laforest and Marie Anne Guedon signed a contract of marriage in 1665 at an undetermined place in Quebec, Canada.


Children of Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST and Marie-Anne GUÉDON:

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marguerite BENOIT (b.October 1666, Champlain, Canada, New France   d. 11 September 1728, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France )
m. Jean-Guillaume VACHER dit LACERTE 26 November 1685 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

flag male ancestor Gabriel BENOIT (b.abt. 1668, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 28 November 1745, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France )
m. Marie ROUSSEL 23 November 1693 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

flag male ancestor Pierre BENOIT dit LAFOREST (b.abt. 1670, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 25 April 1745, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France )
m. Jeanne-Marie-Anne JACQUET ST-AMAND dite GERLAISE 20 August 1705 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

flag female ancestor Marie-Anne BENOIT (b.abt. 1672, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 6 April 1744, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Michel PARENT dit PARISIEN 30 June 1692 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
m. Louis ROGER dit LABRIE 28 October 1709 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

flag female ancestor Marguerite BENOIT (b.abt. 1679, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France   d. 28 January 1750, Yamachiche, Canada, New France )
m. Étienne GÉLINAS 20 November 1701 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

flag female ancestor Marie-Françoise BENOIT (b.17 May 1682, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 24 November 1770, Yamachiche, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Pierre HEROUX dit BOURGAINVILLE 24 January 1701 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)


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Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST - Title	Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis
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Title Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie
Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie, Cyprien Tanguay
Author Cyprien Tanguay
Published 1871
Original from Oxford University
Digitized Jun 9, 2006
Page 41
marriage1665 Marriage / Partner
Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST and Marie-Anne GUÉDON 26 October 1665, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
Gabriel BENOIT dit LAFOREST - Title	Histoire de la paroisse de Champlain ... Volume 2 of Histoire de la paroisse de Champlain, Prosper] [Cloutier Author	Prosper Cloutier Editor
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Title Histoire de la paroisse de Champlain ...
Volume 2 of Histoire de la paroisse de Champlain, Prosper] [Cloutier
Author Prosper Cloutier
Editor Prosper Cloutier
Publisher Impr. "Le Bien public,", 1917
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Feb 20, 2008
Length 521 pages
Page 54

1666 Les Trois Rivieres
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Gabriel benoist - 30 habitant

Marie Gaudry - 25 sa femme
The first census of New France (1666)
1666 Birth of Child
Marguerite BENOIT was born October 1666, Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)
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1681 Canadian Census Champlain
Gabriel Benoist (dit Laforest), 40
Anne Guesdon, sa femme, 40
enfants:
Gabrielle, 12
Pierre, 11
Marie, 2

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
1682 Birth of Child
Marie-Françoise BENOIT was born 17 May 1682, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
death1686 Death
27 October 1686
Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
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