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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Michel-François  LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE

  (b. 5 November 1662 France   d. 16 April 1735 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE was born 5 November 1662 in France

Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE was the child of ?   and   ?

Michel-François was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1688.

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Michel-François  married  Anne-Marie BISSON 15 February 1688 in Sillery, Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Anne-Marie BISSON  was born 1 February 1672 in Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery).  Anne-Marie died 4 March 1727 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Anne-Marie was the child of Gervais BISSON (BUISSON) and Marie-Madeleine BOUTET.

Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE died 16 April 1735 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Sergent et boulanger



son of Nicolas Laroche and Michelle Clavier


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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 - 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)
Michel-François was a Sergent et boulanger.
In New France, the boulanger, or baker, specialized in bread-making. Bread, along with vegetables, was a staple of all inhabitants at the time - it was either eaten in soups and stews, or as is. Given bread's importance, the baker was one of the first craftsmen to be established at the beginning of the colony.
Source: tfcq.ca

A Baker's Tale: Life as a Boulanger in 18th Century New France

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE

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Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE married flag female ancestor Anne-Marie BISSON-- Date: 15 February 1688 Place: Sillery, Québec, Canada, New France
Anne-Marie BISSON was the child of Gervais BISSON (BUISSON) and Marie-Madeleine BOUTET




Children of Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE and Anne-Marie BISSON:



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birth1662 Birth
5 November 1662
, France

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marriage1688 Marriage / Partner
Michel-François LAROCHE dit LAFONTAINE and Anne-Marie BISSON 15 February 1688, Sillery, Québec, Québec, Canada (Mission Saint-Joseph-de-Sillery) (Saint-Colomb-de-Sillery)

He was 25 years old.
1689 Birth of Child
Michel LAROCHE was born 14 August 1689, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Michel-François was 26 years old.
1699 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne LAROCHE was born 18 February 1699, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)

Michel-François was 36 years old.
1704 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephte LAROCHE dite LAFONTAINE was born 26 February 1704, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

Michel-François was 41 years old.
1708 Birth of Child
Madeleine LAROCHE dite LAFONTAINE was born 1 April 1708, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

Michel-François was 45 years old.
1710 Birth of Child
Gabrielle LAROCHE was born 22 August 1710, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Michel-François was 47 years old.
marriage1719 Marriage of Child
Michel LAROCHE married 2 December 1719, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) to Marie-Dorothee PAYMENT (PAIEMENT)
marriage1725 Marriage of Child
Marie-Anne LAROCHE married 7 January 1725, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) to Louis-Antoine CUREUX
1727 Death of Spouse/Partner
Anne-Marie BISSON died 4 March 1727, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
marriage1727 Marriage of Child
Marie-Josephte LAROCHE dite LAFONTAINE married 26 October 1727, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) to Joseph-Michel VERRET dit LAVERDURE
1733 Death of Child
Marie-Josephte LAROCHE dite LAFONTAINE died 30 October 1733, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Michel-François was 71 years old.

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marriage1734 Marriage of Child
Madeleine LAROCHE dite LAFONTAINE married 4 October 1734, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City) to Antoine-Marie BOISSEL
death1735 Death
16 April 1735
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

He died at the age of 72.
Added: 4/20/2015 8:47:02 AM - Updated: 6/8/2020 8:28:02 AM

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