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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag male ancestor  Nicolas  BONIN dit ST-MARTIN

  (b. 26 March 1654 France   d. 6 July 1721 Contrecœur, Canada, New France )  

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Nicolas BONIN dit ST-MARTIN was born 26 March 1654 in France. Nicolas BONIN dit ST-MARTIN was the child of ?   and   ?

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Elisabeth EMERY 8 January 1685 in Contrecœur, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marie-Elisabeth EMERY  was born abt. 1670 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  She died 27 December 1755 in Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur).  She was the daughter of Antoine EMERY dit CODERRE and Marie DEVAULT (DEVEAU) (DEVEAULT).

Nicolas BONIN dit ST-MARTIN died 6 July 1721 in Contrecœur, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan



son of Louis Bonin and Marie Jouneau


Details of the family tree of Nicolas appear below.
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? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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)
  • 1654 Birth
    26 March 1654
    , France
  • 1685 Marriage / Partner
    Nicolas BONIN dit ST-MARTIN and Marie-Elisabeth EMERY 8 January 1685, Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur)
  • 1694 Birth of Child
    Nicolas BONIN dit STE-MARIE was born 22 May 1694, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
  • 1696 Birth of Child
    Antoine-Marie BONIN dit STE-MARIE was born 6 November 1696, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1699 Birth of Child
    Joseph BONIN was born 22 January 1699, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)
  • 1705 Birth of Child
    Pierre BONIN was born 23 April 1705, Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur)
  • 1721 Death
    6 July 1721
    Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur)


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Added: 1/31/2015 2:54:16 PM - Updated: 6/8/2015 2:37:50 PM

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