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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag male ancestor  André  ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ

  (b. abt. 1646 France   d. 27 April 1699 La Prairie, Canada, New France )  

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ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ Genealogy

André ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ was born abt. 1646 in France. André ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ was the child of ?   and   ?

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Françoise PIETON 24 October 1667 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Françoise PIETON  was born abt. 1651 in Bretagne, France (Brittany).  She died 18 September 1700 in Montréal, Québec, Canada . 

André ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ died 27 April 1699 in La Prairie, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan - company Des Portes



son of Antoine Achim


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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.
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Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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)

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of André ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ

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André ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ married immigrant Fille du Roi flag female ancestor Françoise PIETON-- Date: 24 October 1667 Place: Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France


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1667 Marriage / Partner
André ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ and Françoise PIETON 24 October 1667, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1684 Birth of Child
François ACHIM dit ST-ANDRÉ was born 1 June 1684, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Death
27 April 1699
La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis)


Added: 1/22/2015 10:24:45 AM - Updated: 6/18/2015 9:58:50 AM

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