Répertoire des Besner canadiens d'origine française

LEXICON

of recurring names and phrases

in the Repertory of Besners of French Origin.

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à = to or in (according to the context)

an = year

ans = years

août = August

avec = with

avocat = lawyer

avril = April

célibataire = bachelor or spinster

cultivateur = farmer

de = of

dit = following a family name means « knick-named » or « surnamed » or « called »

décès enregistré = death recorded

enfant de = child of

er = after a number means ...st

établis = established

famille = family

février = February

fille de = daughter of

fils de = son of

frère = brother

funérailles = funeral

ième = after a number means ...rd or ...th

inhumation = burial

janvier = January

juillet = July

juin = June

le= before a date means « On the... »

leur descendance = their descendants

leurs enfants = their children

lignée = lineage

M. = Mr

M. l'abbé = Father

mai = May

mariage enregistré = marriage recorded

marié- mariée = married

mars = March

médecin = physician

mère = mother

Mlle =Miss

Mme = Mrs

naissance enregistrée = birth recorded

né, née = nee or born

notaire = notary

ont vécu = have lived

père = father

prêtre = priest

R.P. = Reverend Father

rameau = branch

soeur = sister or religious according to the context

tableau d'ascendance = ancestry board or chart

vers = before a date means about

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