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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   François  DORMET dit LALANDE

  (b. abt. 1649, France   d. 26 August 1698Québec, Canada, New France )  
Summary: François DORMET dit LALANDE was born abt. 1649 in , France. François DORMET dit LALANDE was the child of

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

He married  Marie-Barbe THEODORE dite GILLES 1 December 1674 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  Marie-Barbe THEODORE dite GILLES  was born 04 December 1660 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  She died aft. 23 December 1682 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of Michel-Masson THEODORE dit GILLES and Jacqueline LAGRANGE.

François DORMET dit LALANDE died 26 August 1698 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan

son of Davit Dormet and Marie Carton

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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.

Source: American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island (

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François DORMET dit LALANDE married flag  Marie-Barbe THEODORE dite GILLES-- Date: 1 December 1674 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
Marie-Barbe THEODORE dite GILLES was the daughter of Michel-Masson THEODORE dit GILLES and Jacqueline LAGRANGE

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1674 Marriage / Partner
François DORMET dit LALANDE and Marie-Barbe THEODORE dite GILLES 1 December 1674, Montréal, Québec, Canada
26 August 1698
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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