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HELP! flag male ancestor  Pierre-François  GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES

  (b. 18 May 1693 Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 13 November 1743 La Prairie, Canada, New France )  

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Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES was born 18 May 1693 in Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France . Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES was the child of Raphaël GIROUX   and   Marie-Madeleine VACHON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Toussaint GIROUX and Marie GODARD (maternal)  Paul VACHON and Marguerite LANGLOIS

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

Pierre-François  married  Marie-Angelique MAHEU 5 February 1714 in Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Marie-Angelique MAHEU  was born 17 March 1695 in L'Ange-Gardien, Montmorency, Québec, Canada.  Marie-Angelique died 20 March 1771 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité).  Marie-Angelique was the child of Charles MAHEU and Marie-Charlotte GARNIER.

Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES died 13 November 1743 in La Prairie, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Pierre-François 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 Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...



The Story of the Canadian Horse (www.lechevalcanadien.ca/ breed.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)
  • 1693 Birth
    18 May 1693
    Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1714 Marriage / Partner
    Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES and Marie-Angelique MAHEU 5 February 1714, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1715 Birth of Child
    Angélique GIROUX was born 11 October 1715, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1717 Birth of Child
    Marie-Anne GIROUX was born 12 August 1717, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1719 Birth of Child
    Geneviève GIROUX was born 12 June 1719, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1720 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES was born 17 September 1720, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1722 Birth of Child
    Marie-Françoise GIROUX was born 4 October 1722, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
  • 1730 Birth of Child
    Michel GIROUX was born 4 February 1730, Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)


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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES

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Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES married flag female ancestor Marie-Angelique MAHEU-- Date: 5 February 1714 Place: Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France
Marie-Angelique MAHEU was the child of Charles MAHEU and Marie-Charlotte GARNIER




Children of Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES and Marie-Angelique MAHEU:

flag female ancestor Angélique GIROUX (b.11 October 1715, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 6 July 1786, La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Pierre POISSANT dit LASALINE 16 April 1736 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag female ancestor Marie-Anne GIROUX (b.12 August 1717, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 16 June 1789, Yamaska, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Joseph-Francois RITCHOT 14 October 1737 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
m. Louis BREZA dit LAFLEUR 22 November 1751 in Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)

flag female ancestor Geneviève GIROUX (b.12 June 1719, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 17 February 1750, Yamaska, Canada, New France )
m. Jean-Baptiste DANIS 4 February 1743 in Yamaska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska)

flag male ancestor Jean-Baptiste GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES (b.17 September 1720, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 26 December 1776, La Prairie, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. Catherine LONGTIN 16 August 1746 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag female ancestor Marie-Françoise GIROUX (b.4 October 1722, Beauport, Québec, Canada, New France   d. 25 March 1802, La Prairie, Lower Canada )
m. Paul SENÉCAL 18 April 1746 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag male ancestor Michel GIROUX (b.4 February 1730, Laval, Canada, New France   d. , )
m. Veronique DENEAU (DENIAU) 26 February 1753 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)

flag female ancestor Marie-Josette GIROUX (b.19 January 1731, Lachenaie, Canada, New France   d. 31 January 1802, La Prairie, Lower Canada )
m. Antoine SENÉCAL 6 May 1748 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)



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1693 Birth
18 May 1693
Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1714 Marriage / Partner
Pierre-François GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES and Marie-Angelique MAHEU 5 February 1714, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1715 Birth of Child
Angélique GIROUX was born 11 October 1715, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1717 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne GIROUX was born 12 August 1717, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1719 Birth of Child
Geneviève GIROUX was born 12 June 1719, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1720 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste GIROUX dit DESFOURCHETTES was born 17 September 1720, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1722 Birth of Child
Marie-Françoise GIROUX was born 4 October 1722, Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité-de-Beauport)
1730 Birth of Child
Michel GIROUX was born 4 February 1730, Laval, Québec, Canada (Saint François-de-Sales-de-l'Ile-Jésus)
1731 Birth of Child
Marie-Josette GIROUX was born 19 January 1731, Lachenaie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie)
1743 Death
13 November 1743
La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis) (La Nativité)
Added: 4/1/2015 1:26:58 PM - Updated: 7/9/2020 7:36:34 AM

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