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Meunier dit Lagace,Migneron Mignier etc.

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Re: Meunier dit Lagace,Migneron Mignier etc.

Posted: 30 Jun 2012 4:39AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lagace, Megny, Megnier, Megnier dit Lagace
If you are searching in France for info prior to Andre Megny's birth in 1620 Isle De Ri. "dit Lagace" was added to Andre's name during his military career. It means "said the Cannoneer", and was an early way to identify people.

The name in France was simply Megny, and became Megnier fit Lagace' in Quebec, perhaps because Andre was illiterate and could not correct the record (?).

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LindaKlave54 12 Mar 2001 12:00PM GMT 
1_jlagace 30 Jun 2012 10:39AM GMT 
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