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HELP! flag male ancestor  Jean-Baptiste  LOISEAU dit CARDIN

  (b. 30 January 1740 Sorel, Canada, New France   d. 24 December 1803 Sorel, Lower Canada )  

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Jean-Baptiste LOISEAU dit CARDIN was born 30 January 1740 in Sorel, Canada, New France . Jean-Baptiste LOISEAU dit CARDIN was the child of Pierre LOISEAU dit CARDIN FRANCOEUR   and   Madeleine-Charles PETIT dite BRUNEAU (BRUNO) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre LOISEAU dit FRANCOEUR and Marie HUS (maternal)  Joseph PETIT dit BRUNEAU (BRUNO) and Marie-Jeanne-Anne BRISSET

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Jean-Baptiste  married  Jeanne CARRÉ 5 March 1764 in Yamaska, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Jeanne CARRÉ  was born 14 November 1743 in Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska).  Jeanne died 18 May 1786 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  Jeanne was the child of François CARRÉ and Gabrielle PATRY.

Jean-Baptiste LOISEAU dit CARDIN died 24 December 1803 in Sorel, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Jean-Baptiste 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? Women in New France worked very hard. They had to take care of the house, cook for the family, take ...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
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 (
  • 1740 Birth
    30 January 1740
    Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1764 Marriage / Partner
    Jean-Baptiste LOISEAU dit CARDIN and Jeanne CARRÉ 5 March 1764, Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)
  • 1765 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste LOISEAU dit CARDIN was born 7 February 1765, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1768 Birth of Child
    Geneviève CARDIN dite LOISEAU was born 5 February 1768, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1770 Birth of Child
    Marie-Anne LOISEAU dite CARDIN was born 10 January 1770, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1772 Birth of Child
    Jacques LOISEAU dit CARDIN was born 24 March 1772, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1774 Birth of Child
    Jeanne CARDIN dite LOISEAU was born 23 February 1774, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1786 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Jeanne CARRÉ died 18 May 1786, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)

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Added: 3/23/2015 3:17:20 PM - Updated: 5/27/2021 7:43:38 AM

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