When Placine GIRARD was born on 8 February 1793, in Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix-Ouest, Quebec, Canada, her father, François Girard, was 38 and her mother, Marie-Madeleine Tremblay, was 35. She married Moïse Tremblay on 6 November 1810, in Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix-Ouest, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 2 April 1829, in Saint-Urbain, Charlevoix, Canada East, British Colonial America, at the age of 36, and was buried in Saint-Urbain, Charlevoix, Canada East, British Colonial America.
Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Andre, Luc, Marcel, Fernand, Lucien, Dominique, Laurent, Alphonse, Emile, Adrien, Jacques.
French: from the personal name Girard, a variant of Gérard (see Gerard ).
History: Jean Girard dit Deraine from Haarlem in the Netherlands married Dorothée Rancin in Quebec City, QC, in 1694. Joachim Girard from Le Vaudreuil in Eure, France, married Marie Halay in Quebec City, QC, in 1660. Pierre Girard from Les Sables-d’Olonne in Vendée, France, married Suzanne Lavoie in QC in 1669. Pierre Girard from Bures in Orne, France, married Françoise Gratiot in QC c. 1681.