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HELP! flag male ancestor  Alexis  LOISEAU dit CARDIN

  (b. 21 October 1746 Sorel, Canada, New France   d. 27 August 1814 Sorel, Lower Canada )  

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Alexis LOISEAU dit CARDIN was born 21 October 1746 in Sorel, Canada, New France . Alexis 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):

Alexis  married  Geneviève CHEVALIER 22 June 1767 in Sorel, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Geneviève CHEVALIER  was born 20 August 1746 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  Geneviève died 9 March 1815 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  Geneviève was the child of Jean-Baptiste CHEVALIER and Marie-Jeanne-Agathe CARTIER.

Alexis LOISEAU dit CARDIN died 27 August 1814 in Sorel, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Alexis 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? To occupy their free time, the inhabitants of New France held soirées, when they would gather to...Read MORE...



Virtual Museum of New France. For more information visit www.historymuseum.ca/ virtual-museum-of-new-france
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)
  • 1746 Birth
    21 October 1746
    Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1767 Marriage / Partner
    Alexis LOISEAU dit CARDIN and Geneviève CHEVALIER 22 June 1767, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1768 Birth of Child
    Geneviève LOISEAU dite CARDIN was born 12 May 1768, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1769 Birth of Child
    Alexis LOISEAU dit CARDIN was born 18 October 1769, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1776 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste LOISEAU dit CARDIN was born 12 April 1776, Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
  • 1814 Death
    27 August 1814
    Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)


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Added: 3/24/2015 3:23:13 PM - Updated: 3/22/2021 10:10:10 AM

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