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flag male ancestor  Joseph  PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX

  (b. 28 August 1751 Sorel, Canada, New France   d. 30 December 1827 Sorel, Lower Canada )  

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Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX was born 28 August 1751 in Sorel, Canada, New France . Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX was the child of François PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX   and   Marie-Anne LAVALLÉE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Felix PELOQUIN dit CREDIT and Marie PELLETIER dite ANTAYA (maternal)  Jean LAVALLÉE and Jeanne-Catherine HUS dite PAUL

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Louise HUS MILLET 6 June 1776 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Marie-Louise HUS MILLET  was born 15 November 1753 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  She died 7 February 1836 in Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre).  She was the daughter of François HUS dit MILET (MILLET) and Marie-Louise CARTIER.

Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX died 30 December 1827 in Sorel, Lower Canada .
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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.
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www.genealogie.umontreal.ca/ en/ nomsPrenoms.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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)


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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 1/29/2015 10:34:58 AM

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