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flag female ancestor  Françoise-Marie  GÉLINAS dite BELLEMARE

  (b. 12 February 1736 Yamachiche, Canada, New France   d. 30 May 1804 Yamachiche, Lower Canada )  

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Françoise-Marie GÉLINAS dite BELLEMARE was born 12 February 1736 in Yamachiche, Canada, New France . Françoise-Marie GÉLINAS dite BELLEMARE was the child of Étienne GÉLINAS dit BELLEMARE   and   Françoise SÉVIGNY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste GÉLINAS dit BELLEMARE and Jeanne-Marie BOISSONNEAU dite ST-ONGE (maternal)  Julien-Charles SÉVIGNY dit LAFLEUR and Marguerite ROGNON dite LAROCHE

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Joseph VACHER dit LACERTE 5 January 1756 in Yamachiche, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Joseph VACHER dit LACERTE  was born 19 January 1727 in Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche).  He died 14 April 1808 in Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche).  He was the son of Jean-Charles VACHER dit LACERTE and Marie-Claire BERGERON.

Françoise-Marie GÉLINAS dite BELLEMARE died 30 May 1804 in Yamachiche, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Françoise-Marie 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 New France, socially, the seigneur and his family did not stand apart from his neighbors. All...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)
  • 1736 Birth
    12 February 1736
    Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1756 Marriage / Partner
    Françoise-Marie GÉLINAS dite BELLEMARE and Joseph VACHER dit LACERTE 5 January 1756, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1759 Birth of Child
    Joseph VACHER dit LACERTE was born 12 October 1759, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1764 Birth of Child
    Paul VACHER dit LACERTE was born 30 July 1764, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1766 Birth of Child
    Marguerite VACHER dite LACERTE was born 31 March 1766, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1770 Birth of Child
    Josephte VACHER dite LACERTE was born 21 March 1770, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1771 Birth of Child
    Michel VACHER dit LACERTE was born 1 April 1771, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1798 Death of Child
    Marguerite VACHER dite LACERTE died 19 May 1798, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)


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