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Ancestor is complete! flag male ancestor  Joseph  ST-JEAN dit LAPERCHE

  (b. 27 April 1768 L'Assomption, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 26 January 1848 Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada )  
Age: 83

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Joseph ST-JEAN dit LAPERCHE was born 27 April 1768 in L'Assomption, Province of Québec, Canada . Joseph ST-JEAN dit LAPERCHE was the child of Jean-Baptiste LAPERCHE dit ST-JEAN   and   Marie-Françoise PRUD'HOMME and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste LAPERCHE dit ST-JEAN and Agathe GOULET (maternal)  Michel PRUD'HOMME and Marie-Françoise CHRISTIN

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Josephte POUPETTE (POUPOT) 23 February 1789 in Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Marie-Josephte POUPETTE (POUPOT)  was born 20 March 1768 in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada.  She died 27 August 1800 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur).  She was the daughter of Pierre POUPOT and Marie-Josephe VANDANDAIGUE.

He married  (2) Marguerite JARED dite BEAUREGARD 16 February 1801 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Marguerite JARED dite BEAUREGARD  was born August 1777 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur).  She died aft. 1822 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  She was the daughter of Antoine JARRET dit BEAUREGARD and Marguerite BÉRARD.

Joseph ST-JEAN dit LAPERCHE died 26 January 1848 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada .
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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.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...



Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
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)


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