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flag male ancestor  Joseph  MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES

  (b. 16 September 1712 Rivière-Ouelle, Canada, New France   d. 25 March 1783 Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Joseph MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES was born 16 September 1712 in Rivière-Ouelle, Canada, New France . Joseph MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES was the child of Charles MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES   and   Marthe VALLEE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jacques MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES and Marie-Catherine DE BAILLON (maternal)  Pierre VALLEE and Marie-Thérèse LEBLANC

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Joseph  married  Charlotte MORIN 19 November 1741 in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Charlotte MORIN  was born abt. 1724 in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada.  Charlotte died 19 October 1787 in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada.  Charlotte was the child of Pierre MORIN and Marie-Charlotte DUBE.

Joseph MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES died 25 March 1783 in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Province of Québec, Canada.
Details of the family tree of Joseph 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.
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The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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)
  • 1712 Birth
    16 September 1712
    Rivière-Ouelle, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Liesse)
  • 1741 Marriage / Partner
    Joseph MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES and Charlotte MORIN 19 November 1741 , Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada
  • 1743 Birth of Child
    Charlotte MIVILLE dite DESCHÊNES was born 5 October 1743, La Pocatière, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere)
  • 1746 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste MIVILLE dit DESCHÊNES was born 3 November 1746, La Pocatière, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere)
  • 1750 Birth of Child
    Marie MIVILLE dite DESCHENES was born 22 January 1750, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada
  • 1760 Birth of Child
    Geneviève MIVILLE dite DESCHÊNES was born 8 December 1760, Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada
  • 1783 Death
    25 March 1783
    Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada


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Added: 3/23/2017 4:45:44 PM - Updated: 1/1/2021 12:20:10 PM

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