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flag male ancestor  Joseph-Albert  MASSÉ dit SANCERRE

  (b. 25 March 1754 Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Canada, New France   d. )  

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MASSÉ dit SANCERRE Genealogy

Joseph-Albert MASSÉ dit SANCERRE was born 25 March 1754 in Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Canada, New France . Joseph-Albert MASSÉ dit SANCERRE was the child of Pierre-Paul MASSÉ dit SANCERRE   and   Catherine ROBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste MASSÉ dit SANCERRE and Marie BEAUDET (maternal)  Prudent ROBERT and Marie-Madeleine FAFARD dite DELORME

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He married  Marie-Josette LALANNE 16 February 1778 in Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie-Josette LALANNE  was born 20 January 1760 in Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres).  She died 6 March 1806 in Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada (Pointe-Olivier).  She was the daughter of Jean-Antoine LALANNE and Marie-Josephe GUILLET dite CINQMARS.
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 (

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Joseph-Albert MASSÉ dit SANCERRE married flag female ancestor Marie-Josette LALANNE-- Date: 16 February 1778 Place: Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada
Marie-Josette LALANNE was the daughter of Jean-Antoine LALANNE and Marie-Josephe GUILLET dite CINQMARS


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25 March 1754
Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada (Pointe-Olivier)

1778 Marriage / Partner
Joseph-Albert MASSÉ dit SANCERRE and Marie-Josette LALANNE 16 February 1778, Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada (Pointe-Olivier)

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