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flag female ancestor  Marie-Françoise  FEVRIER dite LACROIX

  (b. 10 June 1682 Boucherville, Canada, New France   d. 2 June 1764 Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Marie-Françoise FEVRIER dite LACROIX was born 10 June 1682 in Boucherville, Canada, New France . Marie-Françoise FEVRIER dite LACROIX was the child of Christophe FEVRIER dit LACROIX   and   Claire-Françoise GAUTHIER dite BOISVERDUN and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Charles GAUTHIER dit BOISVERDUN and Catherine CAMUS

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Antoine MARTIN 16 January 1698 in Boucherville, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 16 children. Antoine MARTIN  was born 4 February 1673 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  He died 13 April 1731 in Contrecœur, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Trinité-de-Contrecoeur).  He was the son of Charles MARTIN and Catherine DUPUIS.

She married  (2) Michel PICOU 24 November 1732 in Contrecœur, Canada, New France .  Michel PICOU  was born 18 October 1703 in France. 

Marie-Françoise FEVRIER dite LACROIX died 2 June 1764 in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada.
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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? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church...Read MORE...



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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)


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