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immigrant flag male ancestor  Nicolas  MACART (MACARD) dit CHAMPAGNE

  (b. abt. 1621 Champagne, France   d. 5 October 1659 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Nicolas MACART (MACARD) dit CHAMPAGNE was born abt. 1621 in Champagne, France. Nicolas MACART (MACARD) dit CHAMPAGNE was the child of ?   and   ?

Nicolas was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1646.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marguerite COUILLARD 12 November 1646 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marguerite COUILLARD  was born 10 August 1626 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She died 20 April 1705 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She was the daughter of Guillaume COUILLARD DE L'ESPINAY and Marie-Guillemette HÉBERT.

Nicolas MACART (MACARD) dit CHAMPAGNE died 5 October 1659 in Québec, Canada, New France .

son of Thomas Macart and Marguerite Hardy


Details of the family tree of Nicolas 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.
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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)
  • 1646 Marriage / Partner
    Nicolas MACART (MACARD) dit CHAMPAGNE and Marguerite COUILLARD 12 November 1646, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1647 Birth of Child
    Marie MACART (MACARD) was born 11 September 1647, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1649 Birth of Child
    Geneviève MACART (MACARD) was born 4 October 1649, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1652 Birth of Child
    Anne MACART (MACARD) was born 18 March 1652, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1654 Birth of Child
    Ignace MACART (MACARD) was born 7 January 1654, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1655 Birth of Child
    Catherine-Gertrude MACART (MACARD) was born 15 November 1655, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1656 Birth of Child
    Charles MACART (MACARD) was born 15 December 1656, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1659 Death
    5 October 1659
    Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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Added: 3/29/2015 9:51:22 AM - Updated: 6/18/2015 7:31:37 AM

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