Gabriel Caron

Brief Life History of Gabriel

When Gabriel Caron was born on 20 July 1771, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada, his father, Michel Caron, was 37 and his mother, Marie Josephe Parent, was 34. He married Marie Therese Beland on 7 November 1796, in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 2 October 1837, in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup, Saint-Maurice, Lower Canada, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Caron
1771–1837
Marie Therese Beland
1780–1852
Marriage: 7 November 1796
Etienne Caron
1797–1862
Alexis Caron
1799–1802
Celestine Caron
1801–1862
Julie Caron
1803–1855
Marie-Tharsille Caron
1804–
Emilie Caron
1806–1851
Gabriel Caron Jr
1807–1895
Moïse Caron
1809–
baby x Caron
1811–1811
Ignace Caron
1811–
Louis Desire Caron
1814–1814
Norbert Caron
1815–1815
Monsignor Father Charles-Olivier Caron
1816–1893
Charles Caron
1818–1818
Francois Caron
1819–
Noel Caron
1820–1822
Georges Caron
1823–1902

Sources (7)

  • Mariage, Gabriel Caron et Thérèse Bélan , "Canada, Quebec Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979,"
  • Baptême, Charles Olivier Caron, "Canada, Quebec Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979,"
  • Sépulture, Norbert Caron, "Canada, Quebec Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979,"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Normand, Marcel, Andre, Lucien, Pierre, Fernand, Emile, Gaston, Laurent, Adrien, Alcide.

French and Walloon; Flemish and Dutch (of French origin): metonymic occupational name for a carter, or possibly a cartwright, from caron, a Norman-Picard form of Old French charron ‘carter’ or ‘cartwright’.

French: from a personal name of Gaulish origin, represented in Latin records in the form Caraunus. This name was borne by a 5th-century Breton saint who lived at Chartres and was murdered by robbers; his legend led to its widespread use as a personal name during the Middle Ages. Compare Carron , Carrow 2, Coron 1, and Corrow .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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