Michel Magnan

14 March 1736–27 August 1759 (Age 23)
Quebec City, Québec, Canada, New France

The Life of Michel

When Michel Magnan was born on 14 March 1736, in Quebec City, Québec, Canada, New France, his father, Michel Magnan dit Mignier, was 27 and his mother, Angélique Lefrançois, was 25. He died on 27 August 1759, in Beaupré, Montmorency, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 23, and was buried in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Montmorency, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Michel Magnan dit Mignier
1708–1793
Angélique Lefrançois
1711–1746
Marie-Francoise-Angelique Magnan
1734–1774
Michel Magnan
1736–1759
Marguerite Magnan
1737–1781
Germain Francois Magnan
1739–
Marie-Anne Magnan
1740–1770
Francois Xavier Magnan
1741–
Ursule Magnan
1742–1780
Charles Magnan
1744–1799
Louise Magnan
1745–1746
Louis Mignier
1745–1746

Parents and Siblings

    Michel Magnan dit Mignier

    Male1708–1793Male

    Angélique Lefrançois

    Female1711–1746Female

siblings

(10)

    Marie-Francoise-Angelique Magnan

    Female1734–1774Female

    Male1736–1759Male

    Marguerite Magnan

    Female1737–1781Female

    Germain Francois Magnan

    Male1739–Male

    Marie-Anne Magnan

    Female1740–1770Female

+5 More Children

Name Meaning

1 French: occupational name for a traveling tinker or locksmith, Old French ma(i)gna(i)n, literally ‘worker’, from a Late Latin derivative of machina ‘work’, ‘trade’, earlier ‘contrivance’, ‘device’. This term also means ‘silkworm’, and the surname may also be an occupational name or nickname in this sense.2 Northern Italian: variant of Magnani .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Michel Magnan, "Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Michel Magnan -

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