GENEALOGY WORDS TRANSLATED

From French To English


FRENCH

a
a été
accompagné
accord
accordé
accouchement
achat
acquêt
acquitter
acte
acte de consession
acte de mariage
acte de naissance
adouée
age
agé de
alors
anglais
année
ans
août
après
arrière
arrivé
au
autres
avant
avec
bvril
baptisé
belle-mère
belle-soeur
cette
chez-lui
cinq
cinquième
colon
concession
côte
de
décédé
décembre
demeurait
déportation
déporté
des
détenu
deux
deuxième
dispersion
dix

ENGLISH

to
has been
accompanied
agreement
granted
to give birth
purchase
joint estate
to acquit, settled
act/official document
act of granting land
marriage certificate
birth certificate
endowed/dowry
age
years old
then
English
year
years
August
after
back
arrived
to
others
before
with
april
baptized
step mother
step sister
this
at his home
five
fifth
colonist
grant of land
shore
of
died
December
lived with
deportation
deportee
some
captive
two
second
dispersal
ten

FRENCH

dont

église
enfant
enfant naturel
engagé
engagé ouest

elle
embarqua,
...embarquer
en
endroit
entente
enterrer
entre
enfant, enfants
en outre
époque
épousa, épouser
épouse, épouses
est
est
et
établi
établissement
était, étaient
famille
femme, femmes
février
fille
fille aînée
fils
fils aîné
fonder
frère
furent
habitant
habiter
haut
héritiers
huit
Il
illisible
inhumé
île, îles
installé
issu
janvier
juillet
juin

ENGLISH

of which,
...of whom
church
child
illigitimate child
endentured/hired
hired for fur trade
...out West
she, her
to go on
... board ship
in
place, locality
agreement
buried
between
child, children
moreover
time, period
to wed
wife, wives
is
east
and
settled
settlement
was, were
family
woman, women
february
daughter
eldest daughter
son
eldest son
to establish
brother
have been, were
resident, settler
to stay with
up, upper section
heirs
eight
he
not readable
buried
isle, islands
established, set up
born from
January
July
June




FRENCH

jumeaux
jusqu'à
lors
lot

lui
mai
mariage
marié
mars
membres
même
mère
milice
mois
nièce

neuf
neveu
noces
nom
novembre
numéro
occupait
orphelin
ouest
paix
parents
paroisse
partir, parti
pays
père
personne
pour
précédent
premier
près

ENGLISH

twins
until
then
lot, a plot
...of land
him
May
marriage
married
March
members
same
mother
militia
month
niece
born
nine
nephew
wedding
name
November
number
held possession
orphan
west
peace
parents
parish
to leave, left
country
father
person
for
previous
first
near

FRENCH

probablement
quatre
quatrième
quelques-uns
recensement
réfigié, réfigiés
région
règlement
réhabilitié
...revalidé
remarié
revinrent
rive
rivière
sa
sans doute
son
son
secondes noces
sept
septembre
ses
six
soeur
succession
traité
traité de paix
trois
troisième
trouvait (il se)
un
vendre, vendu
venir, venu de

vers
veuf, veuve
vraisemblablement

ENGLISH

probably
four
fourth
certain number of
census
refugee, refugees
region
settlement of
rehabilitated

remarried
returned
shore
river
her
most likely
his
are
second wedding
seven
September
his, her
six
sister
succession
treaty
peace treaty
three
third
he was
one
to sell, sold
to come,
...came from
about
widower, widow
very likely





MORE COMMONLY USED FRENCH WORDS IN GENEALOGY RESEARCH



SYMBOLS & ABBREV.

arrondissement
baptême
contrat de mariage
décès
évêché
feu(m)
feue(f)
au même entroit
mariage
majeur
mineur
naissance
rec. 66, 67, 81
remarier
sépulture
ville
(...)
...
+


MEANING

district, near
baptism
marriage contract
death
diocese
late, deceased

at the same place
marriage
majority age
minor
birth
census of 1666,etc.
remarried
buried
town
parents unknown
date unknown
deceased (before
...wedding date

NOTES:

Majority age in Canada before 1782 was 25 years of age. It was 21 thereafter.

© Lucie LeBlanc Consentino
Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home
1998 - Present


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