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flag male ancestor  François  MANSEAU dit ROBIDAS

  (b. 26 August 1721 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 29 April 1806 Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada )  

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François MANSEAU dit ROBIDAS was born 26 August 1721 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France . François MANSEAU dit ROBIDAS was the child of Gabriel ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU   and   Marie-Madeleine BENOIT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jacques ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU and Marie-Louise DEGUITRE (maternal)  Gabriel BENOIT and Marie ROUSSEL

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

François  married  Madeleine VANASSE dite PRÉCOURT 10 November 1749 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France .  Madeleine VANASSE dite PRÉCOURT  was born 6 April 1728 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  Madeleine was the child of François VANASSE dit PRÉCOURT and Marie-Josephte LEFETTEY.

François  married  (2) Jeanne PROVENCHER 30 June 1761 in Nicolet, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Jeanne PROVENCHER  was born 11 January 1736 in Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) .  Jeanne died 9 November 1808 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre).  Jeanne was the child of Alexis-Sébastien PROVENCHER and Angélique-Marie LEBLANC.

François MANSEAU dit ROBIDAS died 29 April 1806 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of François 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? Women in New France worked very hard. They had to take care of the house, cook for the family, take ...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
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 (
  • 1721 Birth
    26 August 1721
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1749 Marriage / Partner
    François MANSEAU dit ROBIDAS and Madeleine VANASSE dite PRÉCOURT 10 November 1749, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1761 Marriage / Partner
    François MANSEAU dit ROBIDAS and Jeanne PROVENCHER 30 June 1761, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1762 Birth of Child
    François MANSEAU was born 12 April 1762, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1766 Birth of Child
    Jeanne MANSEAU dite ROBIDAS was born 3 January 1766, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1806 Death
    29 April 1806
    Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)

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