Happy Prime Day - Get Early Deals! - GreenerPasture Genealogy

Sign In / Sign Up

BEST FREE ancestry website since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!

HELP! flag female ancestor  Marguerite  LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE

  (b. 18 July 1728 Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France   d. 5 March 1798 Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Lower Canada )  

Am I Your Ancestor?
LAFOREST dit LABRANCHE Family Tree

What started out as our family is now your’s too!


Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE was born 18 July 1728 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France

Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE was the child of Jean LAFOREST   and   Marie-Angélique RANCOURT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre LAFOREST and Charlotte GODIN (maternal)  Joseph RANCOURT and Marie PARENT

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

Marguerite  married  Joseph-Francois LAVOIE 2 February 1746 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France .  Joseph-Francois LAVOIE  was born 3 January 1715 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul).  Joseph-Francois died 13 April 1767 in Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul).  Joseph-Francois was the child of François-Xavier LAVOIE and Marguerite SAVARD.

Marguerite  married  (2) François GAGNE 3 November 1767 in Saint-Joachim, Montmorency, Province of Québec, Canada .  François GAGNE  was born abt. 1720 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  François died 23 December 1802 in Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Québec, Canada.  François was the child of Francois GAGNE and Françoise POULIN.

Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE died 5 March 1798 in Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Lower Canada.
Details of the family tree of Marguerite 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 - 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)

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE

[Hide/Show]

Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE married flag male ancestor Joseph-Francois LAVOIE-- Date: 2 February 1746  Place: Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France
Joseph-Francois LAVOIE was the child of François-Xavier LAVOIE and Marguerite SAVARD




Children of Joseph-Francois LAVOIE and Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE:



Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE married flag male ancestor François GAGNE-- Date: 3 November 1767 Place: Saint-Joachim, Montmorency, Province of Québec, Canada
François GAGNE was the child of Francois GAGNE and Françoise POULIN




Children of François GAGNE and Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE:


Add History, Life Events, News, Stories about Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE
(Examples include: Birth, Baptism, Census Records, Military Records, Death, Obituary, Personal Achievements, Other events)

[Hide/Show]

Exploring the Ancestry of Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE: Events, Pictures, and Documents

birth1728 Birth
18 July 1728
Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
marriage1746 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE and Joseph-Francois LAVOIE 2 February 1746 , Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

She was 17 years old.
Kings and Queens1763 - France cedes its North American posessions to Britain by the Treaty of Paris, ending the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). Quebec City French-speaking Catholics were now under the rule of Protestant Britain under King George III.
marriage1767 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite LAFOREST dite LABRANCHE and François GAGNE 3 November 1767, Saint-Joachim, Montmorency, Québec, Canada

She was 39 years old.
1767 Death of Spouse/Partner
Joseph-Francois LAVOIE died 13 April 1767, Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
News1775 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.
News1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada
death1798 Death
5 March 1798
Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Québec, Canada

She died at the age of 69.
Added: 6/28/2019 9:35:22 AM - Updated: 7/29/2020 11:20:31 AM

Learn more about where your ancestor was born.


Visit Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, New France

Not the person you are looking for? Try again!

Search for MY Family by Name

NOTE: If you don't know your ancestor's whole name or are unsure of the spelling, specify part of the name.

First Name:
*Last Name:
Gender:
Born (+/- 2 years):
Died (+/- 2 years):
Match all terms exactly:

Search for MY Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:

Genealogy research for Marguerite Laforest Dit Labranche (on other sites)

findagrave, familysearch

Sign In

Sign In or Join for FREE! to see the details!

Completely FREE. We will never ask for your credit card.

Our Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul) Gift Ideas


Buy it NOW!Poutine, Tourtière and Tarte au Sucre - I Love Québec! - Ceramic Mug 11oz

Savor the flavors of Québec with every sip from our vibrant Ceramic Mug! Crafted with love, this 11oz mug is a tribute to the iconic culinary delights of Québec, featuring mouthwatering illustrations of Poutine, Tourtière, and Tarte au Sucre. If you're passionate about Québecois cuisine or simply want to show your love for this beautiful province, this mug is the perfect choice.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Joyeuses fêtes de Noël à vous et vos proches! - Scented Soy Candle - 9 oz.

Introducing our festive holiday candle, the perfect companion for cozy moments and heartwarming celebrations. Say "Joyeuses fêtes de Noël à vous et vos proches!" (Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones), as you embrace the spirit of the season. Crafted with care and adorned with a delightful holiday design, this candle is a festive expression of joy and togetherness.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Joyeuses fêtes de Noël à vous et vos proches! - Ceramic Mug 11oz

Introducing our festive holiday coffee mug, the perfect companion for cozy moments and heartwarming celebrations. Say "Joyeuses fêtes de Noël à vous et vos proches!" (Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones) with every sip, as you embrace the spirit of the season.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!CANADA - Canadian Roots Genealogy Coffee Mug - Curling and Olympics - 11 oz

"My ancestors came from Canada. That explains a lot about my love for curling and watching the Olympics!"   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!CANADA - Maple Syrup & Apologies Edition - Ceramic Coffee Mug - 11oz

"My ancestors came from Canada. That explains a lot about my love for maple syrup and apologizing!"   Pinterest