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flag female ancestor  Marie-Josephte  SICARD dite CARUFEL

  (b. 14 May 1731 Maskinongé, Canada, New France   d. )  

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Marie-Josephte SICARD dite CARUFEL was born 14 May 1731 in Maskinongé, Canada, New France . Marie-Josephte SICARD dite 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
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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Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.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)
  • 1731 Birth
    14 May 1731
    Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)


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