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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   François  BIVILLE dit LE PICARD

  (b. 17 February 1631, France   d. 10 July 1675Québec, Canada, New France )  
Summary: François BIVILLE dit LE PICARD was born 17 February 1631 in , France. François BIVILLE dit LE PICARD was the child of

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

He married  Marguerite PAQUET (PASQUIER) 26 November 1670 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marguerite PAQUET (PASQUIER)  was born 7 April 1645 in Poitiers, France .  She was the daughter of Émery-Méry PAQUET (PASQUIER) and Vincente BEAMONT dite RATTÉ.

François BIVILLE dit LE PICARD died 10 July 1675 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan

son of Francois Biville and Jeanne Magnon

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Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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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François BIVILLE dit LE PICARD married immigrant Fille du Roi flag  Marguerite PAQUET (PASQUIER)-- Date: 26 November 1670 Place: Québec, Canada, New France
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal 

Marguerite PAQUET (PASQUIER) was the daughter of Émery-Méry PAQUET (PASQUIER) and Vincente BEAMONT dite RATTÉ

flag  Catherine BIVILLE (b.14 March 1674, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France   d. 3 October 1746, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Canada, New France )
m. Jacques FORTIN dit BELLEFONTAINE 11 June 1689

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17 February 1631
, France

1670 Marriage / Partner
François BIVILLE dit LE PICARD and Marguerite PAQUET (PASQUIER) 26 November 1670, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1674 Birth of Child
Catherine BIVILLE was born 14 March 1674, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)
10 July 1675
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Added: 12/20/2014 9:55:36 AM

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