Your advise on the following French translation:The ancestor Jean Laurens Translated Lortie said Laurens Text by Claude Lortie and Jean Jean de Chantal.Chronique i collaboration with the Societe de genealogie de l'Outaouais, Inc. published April 6, 1995 The ancestor Jean Laurens said the Basque said Lortie The faithful readers of this column are often baffled to discover that their ancestors had a name other than their name or family. Another example is a subject of our column today.
John Laurens said the Basque, which takes it's name from the country of origin, is committed on 11 April 1656 in La Rochelle for three years at a rate of 75 pounds per year. Banished from the colony the same fall, he returned a few years later and is committed for three years as a farmer for the intendant Jean Talon on 7 November 1679. He said well known this farmer "for y be residing for several years.
Man of the intendant he found himself so intrust the Manor House of the latter situated on the edge of the Saint-Charles River, to the Convent of Notre-Dame-des-Anges. It is however yet not the nickname of Lortie.
Now assured of a good job, John may found a family and passes his marriage with Marie-Madeleine Le Chardon contract before the notary spoiler December 23, 1679. She is the daughter of Jacques Chardon and Marie moving. The religious ceremony was held at Notre-Dame de Quebec in mid January.
After several years as farmer, it has enough assets to retire and go live his last days of less difficult way. Under the name of Jean de Laurens, said the Basque, farmer of the barony of the islets, it acquires from a house on rue Sainte-Anne in Quebec.
It is not explained as to who encouraged him to add the partical "de" to his name. His sons will adopt the "from" to become a "of Lawrence." the ancestor, meanwhile, still has time before dying to change its name once again to call Orty, derived probably from the Spanish "Ortiz" to become here Lortie. Dauzat, the eminent scholar in anthropony, often citied in our Chronicles, prefers his side, attach the origin of this name to "nettle" which is a House surrounded of nettles. Not being a genealogist, he did not know without doubt that the wife of the ancestor was called Marie-Madeleine thistle....
His wife is buried in Quebec on 16 December 1702. He died in turn in its big pine home on 31 July and 1 August 1711 at the age of 77 and was buried in Charlesbourg. Of their ten children, only two boys reach adulthood: Jean-Baptiste born in 1685 and who married Antoinette Bourret at Charlesbourg February 9, 1711, and John, the youngest of the family born in 1693, who has just settled in Beauport and it will propagate the name.
Their numerous offspring account among others, lawyers, doctors, members of Parliament in Ottawa and Quebec City, a priest, teacher and writer who died in Curran in Eastern Ontario in 1912, the historian and chemist Leo as well as a pianist Louis Lortie.
A Line of Lortie