"My husband's records on family of Gedeon Lafrance and Antoinette Clermont show as follows:
Clarinda Lafrance born 2 Feb 1877 Embrun, RUS, ONT.
Lucie born 13 Aug 1880 St. Albert, RUS, ONT --- died 27 Mar 1949 Limoges, STO, ONT
No record of a…"
"My husband, Lionel DeRagon, was descended from Michel, born 1704 - first son of Francois Daragon-dit-Lafrance, and Marguerite Bourdon. Michel and Marquerite were married 19 June 1724 in Boucherville. My husband Lionel (nickname Lee) passed away last…"
"Michelle: In the past my husband sent for many notarial records on Francois Daragon-dit-Lafrance but none of them were marriage records of his daughtrs. He purchased them directly from the Quebec Archives and Montreal Archives and some from…"
"To Judy: Further research on the Internet on the alliance between Michel Dubuc (1841-1722) and Francois Daragon-dit-Lafrance was found http//listsearches.rootsweb.com/th/read/GEN-FF/2003-06/105624977 from Denis Beauregard.
Denis explains that in a…"
"From Arlene: I agree with you, Michelle, that Marie-Helene married Jean-Baptiste Goyau-dit-Lagarde on 02 Sept 1740 at Ste-Anne, Detroit (Source: PRDH). They had a son named Vital Goyau-dit-Lagarde. Marie-Helene died 14 Jan 1777…"
Information found on the Internet revealed that FRANCOIS DARAGON (1664-1734) had an uncle named MICHEL DUBUC (1644-1722), a mason from Longueuil, New France. Michel married MARIE BAUDOIN (1645-1716). They had a son MICHEL DUBUC (1683-1777) who married CHARLOTTE BOUGRET on 10-Aug-1710. According to the Internet, FRANCOIS DARAGON attended the marriage of MICHEL,2nd and CHARLOTTE at Boucherville. FRANCOIS was identified as a "first cousin" to MICHEL 2nd.Can anyone verify this information?Arlene…See More
"Thank you, Michelle:
The explanation and confirmation of the marriage date for Francois Daragon and Marie Guillemet is definitely believable. Prior to this the only date that we found was a hand written "avant le 29 juillet 1697" that we…"
"Among my husband Lionel DeRagon's files on the children of Francois and Marie Guillemet I found copies of the baptisms of all THIRTEEN children. Your list of children above is missing one child:
JOSEPH DARAGON-dit-LAFRANCE, born 8 June 1709,…"
"I have found the original spelling of both Daragon and Darragon in records in France as far back as the 1500s.
In Canada I found the surname spelled Daragon, Darragon, Daragon-dit-Lafrance, D'Aragon, Deragon and mispelled Dragon.
In the USA I…"
"I am the widow of Lionel V. DeRagon who passed away last September 17, 2008 at age 88 years. Over the past 20 years my husband Lionel researched all descendants of Francois-dit-Lafrance and Marie Guilmette that he could find in Canada and the USA.…"