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  (b. 22 March 1730 Maskinongé, Canada, New France   d. 13 December 1813 Maskinongé, Lower Canada )  

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Veronique FOUCAULT dite COURCHESNE was born 22 March 1730 in Maskinongé, Canada, New France . Veronique FOUCAULT dite COURCHESNE was the child of Jean-Baptiste-François FOUCAULT dit COURCHESNE   and   Marie-Marguerite BERGERON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-François FOUCAULT and Elisabeth PROVOST (PREVOST) (maternal)  François BERGERON and Étiennette LECLERC

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Rene-Pierre LAVIGNE 3 November 1750 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Rene-Pierre LAVIGNE  was born abt. 1725 in France.  He died 18 October 1786 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup). 

She married  (2) Pierre LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX 21 October 1793 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada .  Pierre LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX  was born 17 June 1730 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup).  He died 14 July 1795 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup).  He was the son of Pierre LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX and Madeleine-Louise ROBIDAS dite MANSEAU.

Veronique FOUCAULT dite COURCHESNE died 13 December 1813 in Maskinongé, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Veronique 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.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? Children in New France had many chores. Small children might bring in the wood for the fireplace....Read MORE...



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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 (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1730 Birth
    22 March 1730
    Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)
  • 1750 Marriage / Partner
    Veronique FOUCAULT dite COURCHESNE and Rene-Pierre LAVIGNE 3 November 1750, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)
  • 1751 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine LAVIGNE dite RIVARD was born January 1751, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1755 Birth of Child
    Marguerite LAVIGNE was born 4 November 1755, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
  • 1786 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Rene-Pierre LAVIGNE died 18 October 1786, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)
  • 1793 Marriage / Partner
    Veronique FOUCAULT dite COURCHESNE and Pierre LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX 21 October 1793 , Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)
  • 1795 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Pierre LEFEBVRE dit DESCÔTEAUX died 14 July 1795, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)
  • 1813 Death
    13 December 1813
    Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)


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