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flag female ancestor  Marguerite  HUS dite PAUL

  (b. 12 September 1780 Sorel, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 26 October 1822 Sorel, Lower Canada )  

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Marguerite HUS dite PAUL was born 12 September 1780 in Sorel, Province of Québec, Canada. Marguerite HUS dite PAUL was the child of Paul-Ignace HUS dit PAUL   and   Françoise FAFARD dite JOINVILLE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph HUS dit PAUL and Geneviève DERAINVILLE (maternal)  Antoine FAFARD and Madeleine DUTEAU dite GRANDPRÉ

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Augustin FORCIER 21 October 1799 in Sorel, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Augustin FORCIER  was born 13 January 1772 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He died 14 March 1856 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He was the son of Jean-Baptiste-Jacques FORCIER and Angelique PELLETIER dite ANTAYA.

Marguerite HUS dite PAUL died 26 October 1822 in Sorel, Lower 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? The chief festivities in New France occurred at Michaelmas, Christmas, Easter, and May Day. On...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.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)
  • 1780 Birth
    12 September 1780
    Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1799 Marriage / Partner
    Marguerite HUS dite PAUL and Augustin FORCIER 21 October 1799, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1801 Birth of Child
    Marie-Marguerite FORCIER was born 17 March 1801, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1822 Death
    26 October 1822
    Sorel, Québec, Canada


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