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immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag   Louis  BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY

  (b. 19 June 1640, France   d. 14 February 1711Ancienne Lorette, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Louis BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY was born 19 June 1640 in , France. Louis BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY was the child of

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

He married  Marie-Anne GAUVIN 25 July 1685 in Ancienne Lorette, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie-Anne GAUVIN  was born 04 March 1671 in Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery) .  She was the daughter of Jean GAUVIN and Anne MAGNAN.

Louis BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY died 14 February 1711 in Ancienne Lorette, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Soldat du regiment de Carignan

son of Mathurin Bureau and Renée Tenneguy

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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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Louis BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY married flag  Marie-Anne GAUVIN-- Date: 25 July 1685 Place: Ancienne Lorette, Canada, New France
Marie-Anne GAUVIN was the daughter of Jean GAUVIN and Anne MAGNAN


Jean Bureau Sanssoucy ca 1689-1729
Catherine Bureau b: 11 MAY 1690 in L'Ancienne Lorette, Quebec, Canada

flag  Jean BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY (b.abt. 1689, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 30 October 1729 , Ancienne Lorette, Canada, New France )
m. Marie-Anne LACHAINE 9 May 1712

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19 June 1640
, France

1685 Marriage / Partner
Louis BUREAU dit SANSSOUCY and Marie-Anne GAUVIN 25 July 1685, Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation)
14 February 1711
Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation)

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