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HELP! flag male ancestor  Jacques  ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR

  (b. abt. 1661 Acadia, Canada   d. abt. 1699 Acadia, Canada )  

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Jacques ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR was born abt. 1661 in Acadia, Canada. Jacques ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR was the child of Charles ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR   and   Jeanne MOTIN

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Jacques  married  Anne MELANÇON (MELANSON) abt. 1685 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Anne MELANÇON (MELANSON)  was born abt. 1668 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  Anne died 26 September 1754 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  Anne was the child of Charles MELANSON dit LAVERDURE and Marie DUGAS.

Jacques ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR died abt. 1699 in Acadia, Canada.
Details of the family tree of Jacques appear below.
Did You Know?Canadian Genealogy - Acadia - Did you know?  From 1632 until 1653 the core group of settlers arrived. Ownership of the Acadian colonies was...Read MORE...



www.cbc.ca/acadian/timeline.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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
Added: 4/3/2015 10:08:39 AM - Updated: 6/23/2020 7:32:30 AM

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