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flag male ancestor  Gilles  LAURENT dit ST-LAURENT

  (b. abt. 1672 France   d. )  

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LAURENT dit ST-LAURENT Genealogy

Gilles LAURENT dit ST-LAURENT was born abt. 1672 in France. Gilles LAURENT dit ST-LAURENT was the child of ?   and   ?

Gilles was an immigrant, arriving by 1691.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Anne LABRECQUE 24 January 1691 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Anne LABRECQUE  was born 8 January 1666 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer).  She died 19 March 1752 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada.  She was the daughter of Pierre LABRECQUE and Jeanne CHOTARD.

son of Simon Laurent and Francoise ?

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)
  • 1691 Marriage / Partner
    Gilles LAURENT dit ST-LAURENT and Anne LABRECQUE 24 January 1691, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1691 Birth of Child
    Marie-Anne LAURENT was born 19 December 1691, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1694 Birth of Child
    Marguerite LAURENT dite ST-LAURENT was born 10 January 1694, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1700 Birth of Child
    Madeleine LAURENT dite ST-LAURENT was born 27 August 1700, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
  • 1709 Birth of Child
    Louise-Thérèse LAURENT dite ST-LAURENT was born 7 July 1709, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada


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