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flag male ancestor  Charles  LECLERC dit HOUDE

  (b. 5 February 1797 Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada   d. 29 April 1848 Sherbrooke, Lower Canada )  

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Charles LECLERC dit HOUDE was born 5 February 1797 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada . Charles LECLERC dit HOUDE was the child of Alexis-Clair HOUDE   and   Marie-Angélique CHEVREFILS dite BELISLE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Claude HOUDE and Marie-Marguerite TROTTIER (maternal)  Jean-Joseph CHEVREFILS dit BELISLE and Élisabeth BENOIT dite LAFOREST

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Julie CHOUINARD 14 August 1820 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Julie CHOUINARD  was born abt. 1798 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  She died 26 October 1861 in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.  She was the daughter of Louis-Marie CHOUINARD and Marie-Josephe LEVASSEUR.

Charles LECLERC dit HOUDE died 29 April 1848 in Sherbrooke, Lower Canada.
Details of the family tree of Charles 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.
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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 (
  • 1797 Birth
    5 February 1797
    Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • Charles LECLERC dit HOUDE
    1820 marriage Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
  • 1820 Marriage / Partner
    Charles LECLERC dit HOUDE and Julie CHOUINARD 14 August 1820, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
  • 1821 Birth of Child
    Emilie HOUDE was born 6 October 1821, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1823 Death of Child
    Emilie HOUDE died 16 September 1823 , Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1823 Birth of Child
    Joseph HOUDE was born 23 February 1823, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
  • 1824 Birth of Child
    Emilie HOUDE was born 22 August 1824, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
  • 1825 Birth of Child
    Sophie CLAIRE dite HOUDE was born 10 August 1825, Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)

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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 3/9/2018 5:54:13 PM

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