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immigrant flag male ancestor  Jean  LEMELIN dit LE TOURANGEAU

  (b. abt. 1631 France   d. 11 March 1717 Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France )  

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LEMELIN dit LE TOURANGEAU Genealogy

Jean LEMELIN dit LE TOURANGEAU was born abt. 1631 in France. Jean LEMELIN dit LE TOURANGEAU was the child of ?   and   ?

Jean was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1658.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Marguerite BRASSARD 4 March 1658 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Marie-Marguerite BRASSARD  was born 23 January 1646 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She died 25 July 1709 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada.  She was the daughter of Antoine BRASSARD dit MASON and Françoise MERY.

Jean LEMELIN dit LE TOURANGEAU died 11 March 1717 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France.

Occupation: Maitre menuisier



son of Noel Lemelin and Francoise Melaine


Details of the family tree of Jean 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? In New France, on the week-days of summer every one wore a straw hat which the women of the...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)
  • 1658 Marriage / Partner
    Jean LEMELIN dit LE TOURANGEAU and Marie-Marguerite BRASSARD 4 March 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1661 Birth of Child
    Marie-Louise LEMELIN was born 15 December 1661, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Louis LEMELIN was born 21 March 1664, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1665 Birth of Child
    Jean-François LEMELIN was born 14 October 1665, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1666 Quebec
    Jean LeMellin ...............................34 Me. Menuisier
    Margueritte Brassard ........................19 sa femme
    Marie LeMellin ...............................5 fille
    Louis LeMellin ...............................3 fils
    Et Jean LeMellin .............................1 fils

    (CANADA) - 1666 Census of New France
  • 1668 Birth of Child
    Marguerite-Angélique LEMELIN was born 23 May 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1673 Birth of Child
    Jeanne LEMELIN was born 24 December 1673, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1680 Birth of Child
    Marguerite LEMELIN was born 26 December 1680, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)


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Added: 12/8/2014 10:07:41 AM - Updated: 11/27/2018 12:00:54 PM

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