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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Antoine  MARTIN dit MONTPELLIER

  (b. abt. 1588 France   d. 11 May 1659 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Antoine MARTIN dit MONTPELLIER was born abt. 1588 in France. Antoine MARTIN dit MONTPELLIER was the child of ?   and   ?

Antoine was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1646.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Antoine  married  Denise SEVESTRE 18 June 1646 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Denise SEVESTRE  was born 29 October 1632 in Paris, France.  Denise died 14 December 1700 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Denise was the child of Charles SEVESTRE and Marie PICHON.

Antoine MARTIN dit MONTPELLIER died 11 May 1659 in Québec, Canada, New France .

son of Jean Martin and Isabelle Cote


Details of the family tree of Antoine 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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • Origin of Surname
    MARTIN
    This name may be derived from the Latin martius, warlike, from Mars, the God of War. In the Gaelic, mor is great, and duin, a man. Morduin, a chief, a warrior.
    An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.
  • 1646 Marriage / Partner
    Antoine MARTIN dit MONTPELLIER and Denise SEVESTRE 18 June 1646, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1651 Birth of Child
    Charles MARTIN was born 7 October 1651, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1654 Birth of Child
    Antoine MARTIN dit MONTPELLIER was born 28 August 1654, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1656 Birth of Child
    Marie-Thérèse MARTIN dite MONTPELLIER was born 28 November 1656, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1658 Birth of Child
    Jean-François MARTIN was born 2 December 1658, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1659 Death
    11 May 1659
    Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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Added: 12/30/2014 2:59:16 PM - Updated: 11/26/2018 3:07:14 PM

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