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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  Philippe  MATOU (MATHON) dit LABRIE

  (b. 5 June 1635 Grisy-sur-Seine, France   d. 20 January 1688 Montréal, Canada, New France )  

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Philippe MATOU (MATHON) dit LABRIE was born 5 June 1635 in Grisy-sur-Seine, France. Philippe MATOU (MATHON) dit LABRIE was the child of ?   and   ?

Philippe was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1662.

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

Philippe  married  Marguerite DOUCINET 29 December 1662 in Québec, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marguerite DOUCINET  was born 14 February 1641 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France.  Marguerite died 14 September 1698 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul).  Marguerite was the child of Pierre DOUCINET and Fleurence CANTEAU.

Philippe MATOU (MATHON) dit LABRIE died 20 January 1688 in Montréal, Canada, New France .

son of Jacques Matou and Paquette Moutier


Details of the family tree of Philippe 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? Behind each habitant's house was a small addition used as a storeroom. Not far away were the barn...Read MORE...



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)
  • 1635 Birth
    5 June 1635
    Grisy-sur-Seine, France
  • 1662 Marriage / Partner
    Philippe MATOU (MATHON) dit LABRIE and Marguerite DOUCINET 29 December 1662, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1664 Birth of Child
    Jeanne MATOU (MATHON) dite LABRIE was born 6 January 1664, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1665 Birth of Child
    Marie-Madeleine MATOU (MATHON) dite LABRIE was born 5 July 1665 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1666 Canadian Census - Nostre Dame des Anges, La Riviere si Charles et Charlesbourg
    Philipes Matou 31 habittant
    Marguerite doussinet 23 sa femme
    Jeanne Matou 2 fille
    Et Marie Magdelaine Matou 6 mois fille

    The first census of New France (1666) www.afhs.ab.ca/data/census/1666
  • 1668 Birth of Child
    Marie-Marguerite-Catherine MATOU (MATHON) dite LABRIE was born 19 April 1668, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1670 Birth of Child
    Marie-Anne-Jeanne MATOU (MATHON) dite LABRIE was born 26 May 1670 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1672 Birth of Child
    Catherine-Angélique MATOU (MATHON) dite LABRIE was born 14 May 1672 , Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)


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Added: 7/6/2009 2:29:29 PM - Updated: 9/8/2019 8:19:35 AM

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