When Magdeleine Langlois was born about 1707, in St. Pierre du Bois, Guernsey, her father, Daniel Langlois, was 34 and her mother, Marie Brouard, was 38. She died on 9 May 1708, in her hometown, at the age of 2.
Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Pierre, Lucien, Marcel, Andre, Normand, Gaston, Henri, Jacques, Monique, Emile, Camille.
French and Channel Islands: ethnic name for an Englishman, from Old French Anglois ‘Englishman’, with fused definite article l'.
History: Honoré Langlois dit Lachapelle and Croustille from Paris, France, married Marie Pontonnier in Montreal, QC, in 1661. Nicolas Langlois from Yvetot in Seine-Maritime, France, married Élisabeth Cretel in Quebec City, QC, in 1671. Noël Langlois from Saint-Léonard-des-Parcs in Orne, France, married Françoise Grenier in Quebec City, QC, in 1634. Pierre Langlois from Guernsey, Channel Islands, married Mary Bourgaize in Gaspé, QC, in 1833.
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