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HELP! flag female ancestor  Elisabeth  THUNAY (TUNÉ) dite DUFRESNE

  (b. abt. 1666 Québec Province, Canada   d. 25 March 1734 Yamachiche, Canada, New France )  

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Elisabeth THUNAY (TUNÉ) dite DUFRESNE was born abt. 1666 in Québec Province, Canada. Elisabeth THUNAY (TUNÉ) dite DUFRESNE was the child of Pierre-Felix THUNAY (TUNÉ) dit DUFRESNE   and   Elisabeth LEFEBVRE and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Pierre-Michel LEFEBVRE dit DESCOTEAUX and Jeanne AUNEAU (AUNOIS)

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

Elisabeth  married  Julien RIVARD dit DUFRESNE 3 February 1682 in Champlain, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 13 children. Julien RIVARD dit DUFRESNE  was born 9 December 1657 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  Julien died 9 December 1708 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier).  Julien was the child of Nicolas RIVARD dit LAVIGNE and Catherine ST-PERE.

Elisabeth THUNAY (TUNÉ) dite DUFRESNE died 25 March 1734 in Yamachiche, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Elisabeth 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 seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ 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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1682 Marriage / Partner
    Elisabeth THUNAY (TUNÉ) dite DUFRESNE and Julien RIVARD dit DUFRESNE 3 February 1682, Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)
  • 1683 Birth of Child
    Julien RIVARD was born 31 July 1683, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
  • 1685 Birth of Child
    Marie-Catherine RIVARD was born 23 May 1685, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
  • 1687 Birth of Child
    Julien RIVARD dit LAGLANDERIE was born 28 December 1687, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
  • 1689 Birth of Child
    Marie-Elisabeth RIVARD dite LAVIGNE was born 28 September 1689, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
  • 1692 Birth of Child
    Madeleine RIVARD dite LAGLANDERIE was born 7 February 1692, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
  • 1693 Birth of Child
    Michel RIVARD was born 28 October 1693, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)
  • 1694 Birth of Child
    François RIVARD dit BEAUCOUR was born 30 May 1695, Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)


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