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 male ancestor  Jean  TURPIN dit LA GIROFLÉE

  (b. abt. 1680   d. abt. 1717 Acadia, Canada )  

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Jean TURPIN dit LA GIROFLÉE was born abt. 1680 Jean TURPIN dit LA GIROFLÉE was the child of ?   and   ?

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Catherine BOURG 16 January 1708 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Catherine BOURG  was born abt. 1680 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  She was the daughter of Jean BOURG and Marguerite MARTIN.

Jean TURPIN dit LA GIROFLÉE died abt. 1717 in Acadia, Canada.

son of Claude Turpin and Anne Prisson


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Did You Know?Canadian Genealogy - Acadia - Did you know?  Some Acadians believed that "if a bird hit a window in flight, someone has passed away"
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)
  • 1708 Marriage / Partner
    Jean TURPIN dit LA GIROFLÉE and Catherine BOURG 16 January 1708, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
  • 1709 Birth of Child
    Anne Marie TURPIN was born 1 March 1709, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia


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Added: 4/7/2015 8:30:39 AM - Updated: 3/19/2016 10:14:39 AM

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