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flag female ancestor  Josephte  MARTIN dite JOLICOEUR

  (b. 18 November 1697 Québec, Canada, New France   d. 22 March 1771 Québec, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Josephte MARTIN dite JOLICOEUR was born 18 November 1697 in Québec, Canada, New France . Josephte MARTIN dite JOLICOEUR was the child of Nicolas MARTIN dit JOLICOEUR   and   Marie-Angelique BACON (BASCON) and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Eustache BACON (BASCON) and Louise GUIMOND

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Claude LEGRIS 28 November 1717 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 13 children. Claude LEGRIS  was born 10 December 1693 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  He died 7 October 1740 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  He was the son of Adrien LEGRIS and Marie-Françoise BRANCHE.

Josephte MARTIN dite JOLICOEUR died 22 March 1771 in Québec, Province of Québec, Canada .
Details of the family tree of Josephte 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? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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)
  • 1697 Birth
    18 November 1697
    Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1717 Marriage / Partner
    Josephte MARTIN dite JOLICOEUR and Claude LEGRIS 28 November 1717, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1718 Birth of Child
    Claude LEGRIS was born 16 September 1718, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1721 Birth of Child
    Marie-Josephte LEGRIS was born 6 April 1721, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1722 Birth of Child
    Joseph LEGRIS was born 24 December 1722, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1724 Birth of Child
    Madeleine LEGRIS was born 19 August 1724, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1725 Birth of Child
    Françoise LEGRIS was born 28 July 1725, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1727 Birth of Child
    Pierre LEGRIS was born 29 June 1727, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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