Jean Baptiste Croteau

23 April 1846–
Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lotbinière, Canada East, British Colonial America

The Life of Jean Baptiste

When Jean Baptiste Croteau was born on 23 April 1846, in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lotbinière, Canada East, British Colonial America, his father, Jean Baptiste Joseph Croteau, was 33 and his mother, Cecile Daigle, was 25. He married Marie Ferland on 12 November 1873, in Saint Romuald, Lévis, Quebec, Canada. He lived in Saint-Sylvestre, Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada in 1851.

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Jean Baptiste Croteau
Marie Ferland
Marriage: 12 November 1873

Spouse and Children

12 November 1873
Saint Romuald, Lévis, Quebec, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Jean Baptiste Joseph Croteau


    Cecile Daigle





    Louis Egisipe Croteau


    Marie Delphine Croteau


    Francois Xavier Croteau


    Credulia Marie Croteau


+3 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 23


Age 25

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

French: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a diminutive of Crotte, a topographical name from Latin crypta ‘grotto’. Since the name Crotte is spelled and pronounced the same as a word meaning ‘excrement’, a family might have welcomed the opportunity to vary it.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jean Baptiste Croteau, "Canada Census, 1851"
  • Jean Baptiste Croteau, "Canada Census, 1851"
  • Jean Baptiste Croteau, "Canada Census, 1851"

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