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flag male ancestor  Louis-Toussaint  CAILLE dit LECLAIR

  (b. 1 November 1836 Québec Province, Canada   d. 21 September 1906 Almonte, Lanark, Ontario, Canada )  

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Louis-Toussaint CAILLE dit LECLAIR was born 1 November 1836 in Québec Province, Canada. Louis-Toussaint CAILLE dit LECLAIR was the child of Joseph-Moyse CAILLÉ   and   Marie-Rosalie BELLEVILLE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph CAILLÉ and Marie-Louise-Rose CHESNÉ dite LAGRAVE (maternal)  Antoine BARTHE dit BELLEVILLE and Charlotte HAMELIN

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Delphine TAILLEFER 20 November 1857 in Cornwall and Stormont, Ontario, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marie-Delphine TAILLEFER  was born 9 October 1838 in Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec, Canada.  She died 20 October 1897 in Almonte, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.  She was the daughter of Joseph TAILLEFER and Esther DARAGON dite LAFRANCE.

Louis-Toussaint CAILLE dit LECLAIR died 21 September 1906 in Almonte, Lanark, Ontario, 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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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 (
  • 1836 Birth
    1 November 1836
    , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • Louis-Toussaint CAILLE dit LECLAIR
    1857 marriage
    Ontario, Canada, Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1747-1967,
  • 1857 Marriage / Partner
    Louis-Toussaint CAILLE dit LECLAIR and Marie-Delphine TAILLEFER 20 November 1857, Cornwall and Stormont, Ontario, Canada
  • 1859 Birth of Child
    Marie Adelphine CAILLÉ dite LECLAIR was born 31 January 1859, Cornwall and Stormont, Ontario, Canada
  • 1861 Birth of Child
    François Sylvestre CAILLÉ dit LECLAIR was born 5 October 1861, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • 1863 Birth of Child
    Joseph Alexandre CAILLE dit LECLAIR was born 8 July 1863, Massena, New York, USA
  • 1869 Birth of Child
    Edward CAILLÉ dit LECLAIR was born 3 November 1869, Cornwall and Stormont, Ontario, Canada
  • 1871 Birth of Child
    Léna May CAILLÉ dite LECLAIR was born May 1871, Louisville, New York, USA

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