Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   Michel  GAURON dit PETITBOIS

  (b. abt. 1642 France   d. )  

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Michel GAURON dit PETITBOIS was born abt. 1642 in France. Michel GAURON dit PETITBOIS was the child of

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

He married  Marguerite ROBINEAU 17 October 1668 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Marguerite ROBINEAU  was born abt. 1641 in Paris, France. 

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan

son of Pierre Goron and Louise Chapitreau

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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.

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Michel GAURON dit PETITBOIS

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Michel GAURON dit PETITBOIS married Fille du Roi flag  Marguerite ROBINEAU-- Date: 17 October 1668 Place: Québec, Canada, New France


flag  Anne-Françoise GAURON (b.abt. 1672, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 29 February 1748, Deschaillons, Canada, New France )
m. Robert HOUY dit ST-LAURENT 18 April 1689

flag  Françoise-Marguerite GAURON (b.9 March 1683, Lauzon, Lévis, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Pierre-René MAILLOT 2 February 1702

flag  Angélique GAURON dite PETITBOIS (b.abt. 1686, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )
m. Jean-Baptiste LEBOEUF 1705

flag  Michel GAURON (b.1 August 1692, Deschaillons, Canada, New France   d. 3 November 1767, Deschaillons, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Marie-Renee HUBERT 2 November 1716

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1668 Marriage / Partner
Michel GAURON dit PETITBOIS and Marguerite ROBINEAU 17 October 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
1683 Birth of Child
Françoise-Marguerite GAURON was born 9 March 1683, Lauzon, Lévis, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-la-Pointe-de-Lévy)
1692 Birth of Child
Michel GAURON was born 1 August 1692, Deschaillons, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Deschaillons)

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