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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant Carignan-Salières Soldier flag male ancestor  Pierre  LABBE dit LACROIX

  (b. 30 June 1643 France   d. 2 January 1709 Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France )  

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Pierre LABBE dit LACROIX was born 30 June 1643 in France. Pierre LABBE dit LACROIX was the child of ?   and   ?

Pierre was a Carignan-Salières soldier, arriving in New France in 1665.

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

Pierre  married  Catherine BESNARD 31 July 1672 in Québec Province, Canada .  Catherine BESNARD  was born abt. 1629 in France.  Catherine died 23 October 1672 in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada. 

Pierre  married  (2) Marguerite MEUNIER 10 April 1674 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marguerite MEUNIER  was born 4 August 1659 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  Marguerite died 18 June 1733 in Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada.  Marguerite was the child of Mathurin MEUNIER and Françoise FAFARD.

Pierre LABBE dit LACROIX died 2 January 1709 in Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Canada, New France.

Occupation: Carignan-Salières soldier - Monteil Company

Details of the family tree of Pierre 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 ( 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 (

  • Notre-Dame-des-Marais, Ferte-Bernard, Maine, France
    'Pierre Labbe was baptized here on 30 June 1643... Pierre Labbe, son of Francois and of Marie Forest.'

    Thomas J. Laforest
    Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume II, Page 107
  • 1643 Birth
    30 June 1643
    , France

  • 'While still a youth, he chose a military career... Pierre Labbe found himself in the heart of New France. His company established itself near the capital, having been assigned to guard the Ile of Orleans from 1666 to 1667.'

    Thomas J. Laforest
    Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume II, Page 108
  • 1672 Marriage / Partner
    Pierre LABBE dit LACROIX and Catherine BESNARD 31 July 1672, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
  • 1672 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Catherine BESNARD died 23 October 1672, Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1674 Marriage / Partner
    Pierre LABBE dit LACROIX and Marguerite MEUNIER 10 April 1674, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)
  • 1679 Birth of Child
    Anne LABBE was born 16 July 1679, Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
  • 1685 Birth of Child
    Marie LABBE was born 15 March 1685 , Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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