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flag female ancestor  Marguerite  DAVID dite LACOURSE

  (b. abt. 1753 Québec Province, Canada   d. 23 May 1777 Bécancour, Nicolet, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Marguerite DAVID dite LACOURSE was born abt. 1753 in Québec Province, Canada. Marguerite DAVID dite LACOURSE was the child of François-Xavier DAVID dit LACOURSE   and   Catherine PERROT (PERRAULT) dite TURBAL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste DAVID dit LACOURSE and Marie-Anne DESHAYES (DESHAIES) dite ST-CYR (maternal)  Nicolas PERROT (PERRAULT) dit TURBAL and Marguerite-Thérèse BOURBEAU

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Joseph LEBLANC 15 February 1773 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Joseph LEBLANC  was born abt. 1750 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  He died 21 December 1830 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly).  He was the son of Alexis LEBLANC and Marie-Josephte PROVENCHER.

Marguerite DAVID dite LACOURSE died 23 May 1777 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Province of Québec, Canada .
Details of the family tree of Marguerite 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? 1840s - As American factories in New England offered good jobs, thousands of French Canadians...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)
  • 1773 Marriage / Partner
    Marguerite DAVID dite LACOURSE and Joseph LEBLANC 15 February 1773, Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)
  • 1777 Death
    23 May 1777
    Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)
  • 1777 Birth of Child
    Joseph-Antoine LEBLANC was born 23 January 1777, Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)


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