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HELP! flag female ancestor  Marie-Josephte  PEPIN dite LAFORCE

  (b. 16 May 1700 Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 19 January 1751 Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France )  

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Marie-Josephte PEPIN dite LAFORCE was born 16 May 1700 in Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France . Marie-Josephte PEPIN dite LAFORCE was the child of Pierre PEPIN dit LAFORCE   and   Louise LEMIRE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Guillaume PEPIN dit TRANCHEMONTAGNE and Jeanne MECHIN (maternal)  Jean LEMIRE and Louise MARSOLET

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

Marie-Josephte  married  Jean-Baptiste ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU 22 November 1722 in Nicolet, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Jean-Baptiste ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU  was born 15 July 1702 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers).  Jean-Baptiste died 18 May 1757 in Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste) .  Jean-Baptiste was the child of Jacques ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU and Marie-Louise DEGUITRE.

Marie-Josephte PEPIN dite LAFORCE died 19 January 1751 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Canada, New France .
Details of the family tree of Marie-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? Within the typical habitant dwelling-house there were usually two, and never more than three, rooms ...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.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 (
  • 1700 Birth
    16 May 1700
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1722 Marriage / Partner
    Marie-Josephte PEPIN dite LAFORCE and Jean-Baptiste ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU 22 November 1722, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1725 Birth of Child
    Joseph ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU was born 25 April 1725, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1728 Birth of Child
    Marie-Josephte ROBIDAS was born 21 October 1728, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
  • 1731 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste ROBIDAS was born 19 May 1731, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1735 Birth of Child
    Louis ROBIDAS dit MANSEAU was born 9 October 1735, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste)
  • 1751 Death
    19 January 1751
    Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)

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