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  (b. 22 October 1702 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. )  

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Françoise POUPARDEAU dite COTTRET was born 22 October 1702 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France . Françoise POUPARDEAU dite COTTRET was the child of Jean POUPARDEAU   and   Marguerite GLADU dite COGNAC and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre POUPARDEAU and Madeleine MARECHAL (maternal)  Jean GLADU dit COGNAC and Marie LANGLOIS

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Françoise  married  Claude ROBERT dit BRETON 15 August 1723 in Nicolet, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Claude ROBERT dit BRETON  was born 15 December 1701 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  Claude died 14 August 1791 in Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) .  Claude was the child of Andre ROBERT dit BRETON and Marie-Madeleine ENARD.
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 New France, a seigneur's home was sometimes built of timber but more often of stone, with...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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 (
  • 1702 Birth
    22 October 1702
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1723 Marriage / Partner
    Françoise POUPARDEAU dite COTTRET and Claude ROBERT dit BRETON 15 August 1723, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1724 Birth of Child
    Marguerite ROBERT was born 17 June 1724, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1727 Birth of Child
    Marie-Josephe ROBERT was born 11 January 1727, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1732 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine ROBERT was born 2 March 1732, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1733 Birth of Child
    Joseph-Amable ROBERT was born 23 August 1733, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1735 Birth of Child
    Marie-Françoise ROBERT was born 28 June 1735, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1737 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine ROBERT was born 4 March 1737, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)

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