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flag male ancestor  Pierre  LUPIEN dit LAFRENIÈRE

  (b. 4 July 1750 Maskinongé, Canada, New France   d. 12 March 1855 Saint-Ephrem-d'Upton, Lower Canada )  

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LUPIEN dit LAFRENIÈRE Genealogy

Pierre LUPIEN dit LAFRENIÈRE was born 4 July 1750 in Maskinongé, Canada, New France . Pierre LUPIEN dit LAFRENIÈRE was the child of Joseph ÉTHIER BARON dit LUPIEN   and   Madeleine SICARD dite CARUFEL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  André-Léonard ÉTHIER and Marie-Marthe CHAUVIN (maternal)  Jean SICARD dit CARUFEL and Geneviève RATTÉ

Pierre LUPIEN dit LAFRENIÈRE died 12 March 1855 in Saint-Ephrem-d'Upton, Lower Canada .

married Madeleine GAUCHER, (m. 3 AUG 1773, Louiseville, Maskinonge, QC)


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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.
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www.genealogie.umontreal.ca/ en/ nomsPrenoms.htm
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)
  • 1750 Birth
    4 July 1750
    Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)
  • 1855 Death
    12 March 1855
    Saint-Ephrem-d'Upton, Québec, Canada


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