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flag male ancestor  Joseph  BOURBEAU dit BEAUCHESNE

  (b. 26 February 1699 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France   d. )  

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Joseph BOURBEAU dit BEAUCHESNE was born 26 February 1699 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada, New France . Joseph BOURBEAU dit BEAUCHESNE was the child of Pierre BOURBEAU dit LACOURSE   and   Anne BENARD dite BOURJOLI and the grandchild of: (maternal)  René BENARD dit BOURJOLI and Marie SEDILOT

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Madeleine LECLERC dite FLEURANT 19 October 1727 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France .  Marie-Madeleine LECLERC dite FLEURANT  was born 21 November 1701 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  She died 6 November 1728 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly).  She was the daughter of Florent LECLERC and Jeanne-Marie-Anne AUBUCHON.

He married  (2) Marguerite-Agathe BIGOT 4 November 1732 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Marguerite-Agathe BIGOT  was born 4 December 1717 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly).  She died 12 October 1778 in Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly).  She was the daughter of François BIGOT and Marie-Anne PERROT (PERRAULT).

married (1): Madeleine FLEURANT-LECLERC, (m. 19 OCT 1727, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, QC)
(2): Marguerite-Agathe BIGOT, (m. 4 NOV 1732, Becancour, Nicolet, QC)

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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Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
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)
  • 1699 Birth
    26 February 1699
    Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)
  • 1727 Marriage / Partner
    Joseph BOURBEAU dit BEAUCHESNE and Marie-Madeleine LECLERC dite FLEURANT 19 October 1727, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1732 Marriage / Partner
    Joseph BOURBEAU dit BEAUCHESNE and Marguerite-Agathe BIGOT 4 November 1732, Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)
  • 1740 Birth of Child
    Marguerite BOURBEAU dite BEAUCHESNE was born 27 March 1740, Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)
  • 1746 Birth of Child
    Marie-Charlotte BOURBEAU was born 31 January 1746, Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly)


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