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flag male ancestor  Jean  SICARD dit CARUFEL

  (b. 8 February 1733 Maskinongé, Canada, New France   d. 16 February 1811 Maskinongé, Lower Canada )  

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Jean SICARD dit CARUFEL was born 8 February 1733 in Maskinongé, Canada, New France . Jean SICARD dit CARUFEL was the child of Joseph SICARD dit CARUFEL   and   Ursule FOUCAULT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean SICARD dit CARUFEL and Geneviève RATTÉ (maternal)  Denis FOUCAULT dit COURCHESNE and Catherine PELLETIER dite ANTAYA

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Gertrude LUPIEN dite BELAIR 10 May 1762 in Maskinongé, Canada .  Marie-Gertrude LUPIEN dite BELAIR  was born 8 December 1729 in Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph).  She died 31 October 1824 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup).  She was the daughter of Jacques BARON dit LUPIEN and Geneviève PETIT dite BRUNEAU (BRUNO).

Jean SICARD dit CARUFEL died 16 February 1811 in Maskinongé, Lower Canada .

m. Lupien Marie-Gertrude

Details of the family tree of Jean 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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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 (
  • 1733 Birth
    8 February 1733
    Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)
  • 1762 Marriage / Partner
    Jean SICARD dit CARUFEL and Marie-Gertrude LUPIEN dite BELAIR 10 May 1762, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)
  • 1811 Death
    16 February 1811
    Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)

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Added: 3/25/2017 1:13:25 PM - Updated: 1/21/2020 1:46:59 PM

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