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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Pierre  MORIN dit BOUCHER

  (b. abt. 1634 France   d. abt. 1690 Restigouche County, Acadia )  

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Pierre MORIN dit BOUCHER was born abt. 1634 in France. Pierre MORIN dit BOUCHER was the child of ?   and   ?

Pierre was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1661.

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

Pierre  married  Marie Madeleine MARTIN abt. 1661 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Marie Madeleine MARTIN  was born abt. 1637 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  Marie Madeleine died 16 September 1714 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Marie Madeleine was the child of Pierre MARTIN and Catherine VIGNEAU.

Pierre MORIN dit BOUCHER died abt. 1690 in Restigouche County, Acadia.

Occupation: Sellier (saddler)

Details of the family tree of Pierre appear below.
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 (
  • 1682 Birth of Child
    Jacques Francois MORIN was born 23 September 1682, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
  • 1685 Birth of Child
    Simon Joseph MORIN was born 8 January 1685, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
  • 1686 Birth of Child
    Jacques MORIN dit BEAUSEJOUR was born 2 March 1686, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)

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Added: 1/6/2015 4:25:29 PM - Updated: 11/27/2018 11:35:40 AM

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