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immigrant flag male ancestor  Georges-Guillaume  MARION dit FONTAINE

  (b. 8 February 1664 Bretagne, France   d. 9 December 1712 Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Canada, New France )  

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Georges-Guillaume MARION dit FONTAINE was born 8 February 1664 in Bretagne, France . Georges-Guillaume MARION dit FONTAINE was the child of ?   and   ?

Georges-Guillaume was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1693.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Madeleine DEMERS (DUMAIS) 12 November 1693 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Madeleine DEMERS (DUMAIS)  was born 26 March 1669 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She died 15 December 1742 in Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of Jean DEMERS (DUMAIS) and Jeanne VOIDY.

Georges-Guillaume MARION dit FONTAINE died 9 December 1712 in Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Canada, New France .

son of Nicolas Marion and Marie Gueric

Details of the family tree of Georges-Guillaume 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.
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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 (
  • 1664 Birth
    8 February 1664
    Bretagne, France (Brittany)
  • 1693 Marriage / Partner
    Georges-Guillaume MARION dit FONTAINE and Madeleine DEMERS (DUMAIS) 12 November 1693, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1696 Birth of Child
    François MARION was born 15 January 1696, Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada
  • 1701 Birth of Child
    Jeanne-Françoise MARION was born 26 May 1701, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1703 Birth of Child
    Marie-Ursule MARION was born 11 December 1703, Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada
  • 1708 Birth of Child
    Etienne MARION dit FONTAINE was born 4 June 1708, Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada
  • 1712 Death
    9 December 1712
    Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada
  • 1712 Birth of Child
    Pierre MARION was born 10 April 1712, Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada

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Added: 12/11/2014 9:33:20 AM - Updated: 6/18/2015 8:18:07 AM

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