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immigrant flag male ancestor  Pierre  GUIGNARD dit D'OLONNE

  (b. abt. 1653 France   d. Lavaltrie, Canada, New France )  

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Pierre GUIGNARD dit D'OLONNE was born abt. 1653 in France. Pierre GUIGNARD dit D'OLONNE was the child of ?   and   ?

Pierre was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1677.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Françoise TIERCE 2 May 1677 in Sorel, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Françoise TIERCE  was born abt. 1656 in Paris, France.  She died 20 April 1724 in Berthierville, Québec, Canada (Berthier-en-Haut) (Ste-Genevieve-de-Berthier). 
Details of the family tree of Pierre 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? The life of the French-Canadians in Quebec was largely agrarian. It was a system where each...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.woonsocket.org)
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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