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HELP! flag female ancestor  Genevieve  JOURDAIN dite LAFRANCE

  (b. 12 March 1714 Montréal, Canada, New France   d. )  

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Genevieve JOURDAIN dite LAFRANCE was born 12 March 1714 in Montréal, Canada, New France . Genevieve JOURDAIN dite LAFRANCE was the child of François JOURDAIN dit LAFRANCE   and   Geneviève BENOIT and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Étienne BENOIT dit LA JEUNESSE and Nicole CHANDOISEAU

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Genevieve  married  Mathurin GOULET 29 October 1742 in Lanoraie, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Mathurin GOULET  was born abt. 1708 in France.  Mathurin died 29 November 1756 in Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie). 

m. Goulet Mathurin

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)
  • 1714 Birth
    12 March 1714
    Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
  • 1742 Marriage / Partner
    Genevieve JOURDAIN dite LAFRANCE and Mathurin GOULET 29 October 1742, Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie)


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Genevieve JOURDAIN dite LAFRANCE married immigrant flag male ancestor Mathurin GOULET-- Date: 29 October 1742 Place: Lanoraie, Canada, New France


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1714 Birth
12 March 1714
Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1742 Marriage / Partner
Genevieve JOURDAIN dite LAFRANCE and Mathurin GOULET 29 October 1742, Lanoraie, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie)
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