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Ancestor is complete! flag male ancestor  Joseph  PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX

  (b. 18 March 1725 Sorel, Canada, New France   d. 22 August 1747 Sorel, Canada, New France )  
Age: 22

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Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX was born 18 March 1725 in Sorel, Canada, New France . Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX was the child of Felix PELOQUIN dit CREDIT   and   Marie PELLETIER dite ANTAYA and the grandchild of: (paternal)  François PELOQUIN dit CREDIT and Marie NIQUET (maternal)  Michel PELLETIER dit ANTAYA and Françoise MENEUX dite CHATEAUNEUF

Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX died 22 August 1747 in Sorel, Canada, New France .
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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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French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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)
  • Joseph PELOQUIN dit FÉLIX
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    Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890
    Ancestry®
  • 1725 Baptism
    He was christened in Sorel, March 18, 1725.
  • 1747 Burial
    His body was interred August 23, 1747 in St Pierre, Sorel, Québec, Can.
  • 1747 Death
    22 August 1747
    Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)


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