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HELP! flag male ancestor  Alexis  HAMELIN dit LAGANIERE

  (b. 27 June 1710 Grondines, Canada, New France   d. 15 August 1787 Québec, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Alexis HAMELIN dit LAGANIERE was born 27 June 1710 in Grondines, Canada, New France . Alexis HAMELIN dit LAGANIERE was the child of François HAMELIN   and   Madeleine AUBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Nicolas HAMELIN and Jeanne LEVASSEUR (maternal)  Jacques AUBERT and Antoinette MEUNIER

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Alexis  married  Josephte GERMAIN dite BELISLE 21 February 1735 in Deschambault, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Josephte GERMAIN dite BELISLE  was born 2 February 1708 in Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante).  Josephte died 17 June 1782 in Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault).  Josephte was the child of Henri GERMAIN dit BELISLE and Geneviève-Elisabeth MARCOTTE.

Alexis HAMELIN dit LAGANIERE died 15 August 1787 in Québec, Province of Québec, Canada .
Details of the family tree of Alexis 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 (
  • 1710 Birth
    27 June 1710
    Grondines, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-des-Grondines)
  • 1735 Marriage / Partner
    Alexis HAMELIN dit LAGANIERE and Josephte GERMAIN dite BELISLE 21 February 1735 , Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault)
  • 1736 Birth of Child
    Anonyme HAMELIN was born 27 May 1736, Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault)
  • 1737 Birth of Child
    Louis-Eustache HAMELIN was born 17 June 1737, Grondines, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-des-Grondines)
  • 1739 Birth of Child
    Alexis HAMELIN was born 14 January 1739, Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault)
  • 1740 Birth of Child
    Jean-Baptiste HAMELIN was born 13 September 1740, Grondines, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-des-Grondines)
  • 1742 Birth of Child
    Joseph HAMELIN was born 11 July 1742, Grondines, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-des-Grondines)
  • 1745 Birth of Child
    Marie-Josephte HAMELIN was born 1 February 1745, Grondines, Québec, Canada (Saint-Charles-des-Grondines)

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