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flag female ancestor  Marguerite  HUS dite PAUL

  (b. 26 April 1775 Yamaska, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 3 March 1844 Sorel, Lower Canada )  

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Marguerite HUS dite PAUL was born 26 April 1775 in Yamaska, Province of Québec, Canada . Marguerite HUS dite PAUL was the child of Pierre-Ignace HUS dit PAUL   and   Catherine FORCIER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph HUS dit PAUL and Geneviève DERAINVILLE (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste FORCIER and Geneviève CHEVALIER

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Paul PLANTE 12 November 1792 in Sorel, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Paul PLANTE  was born 17 July 1772 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He died 23 February 1851 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He was the son of Paul PLANTE and Marie-Madeleine HUS dite COURNOYER.

Marguerite HUS dite PAUL died 3 March 1844 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? People of New France were rewarded for having large families - 10 children - 300 pounds per year;...Read MORE...



Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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)
  • 1775 Birth
    26 April 1775
    Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)
  • 1792 Marriage / Partner
    Marguerite HUS dite PAUL and Paul PLANTE 12 November 1792, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1793 Birth of Child
    Joseph PLANTE was born 21 March 1793, Sorel, Québec, Canada
  • 1797 Birth of Child
    Marguerite PLANTE was born 21 October 1797, Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)
  • 1804 Birth of Child
    Catherine PLANTE was born 20 October 1804, Sorel, Québec, Canada

  • Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)
    Postcard
  • 1844 Death
    3 March 1844
    Sorel, Québec, Canada


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