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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   Jean  BÉRARD dit LAVERDURE

  (b. abt. 1645, France   d. abt. 1677, Québec Province, Canada )  
Summary: Jean BÉRARD dit LAVERDURE was born abt. 1645 in , France. Jean BÉRARD dit LAVERDURE was the child of

Jean was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

He married  Charlotte COY dite COUET 12 November 1669 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Charlotte COY dite COUET  was born abt. 1649 in , France .  She died 12 May 1707 in Montréal, Québec, Canada . 

Jean BÉRARD dit LAVERDURE died abt. 1677 in , Québec Province, Canada .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan

son of Andre Brard and Andree Perier

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1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

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Did You Know? What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Canada 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 (

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Jean BÉRARD dit LAVERDURE married immigrant Fille du Roi flag  Charlotte COY dite COUET-- Date: 12 November 1669 Place: Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France

flag  Charlotte BÉRARD (b.20 July 1674, Sorel, Canada, New France  d. 27 September 1751, Montréal, Canada, New France )
m. Jean BERTRAND 23 September 1697

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1669 Marriage / Partner
Jean BÉRARD dit LAVERDURE and Charlotte COY dite COUET 12 November 1669, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
1674 Birth of Child
Charlotte BÉRARD was born 20 July 1674, Sorel, Québec, Canada
Added: 12/10/2014 3:17:48 PM

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