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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Gervais  BISSON dit SAINT-COME

  (b. abt. 1620 France   d. 31 July 1674 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Gervais BISSON dit SAINT-COME was born abt. 1620 in France. Gervais BISSON dit SAINT-COME was the child of ?   and   ?

Gervais was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1654.

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

Gervais  married  Marie L'HERAULT (LEREAU) abt. 1640 in France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Marie L'HERAULT (LEREAU)  was born abt. 1622 in France.  Marie died 13 September 1687 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City). 

Gervais BISSON dit SAINT-COME died 31 July 1674 in Québec, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Gervais 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 seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modelled on the French feudal system. It began ...Read MORE... 2010/ 10/ seigneurial-system-and-settlement.html
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 (
  • 1642 Birth of Child
    Gervais BISSON (BUISSON) was born 22 February 1642, , France
  • 1654 Birth of Child
    Simone BISSON was born 29 December 1654, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1657 Birth of Child
    Marie BISSON was born 24 October 1657, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1660 Birth of Child
    Jean-François BISSON was born 24 November 1660, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1674 Death
    31 July 1674
    Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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Added: 3/27/2015 10:14:06 AM - Updated: 6/8/2015 1:12:04 PM

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