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About Jean Baptiste Depaincoeur Ouellet

Source: "The Most Distinguished Surname Ouellet", House of Names, www.houseof names.c Origins Of all the French names to come from Normandy, Ouellet is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived at a place in Normandy, called Ouilly-le- Basset in the arrondissement and canton of Falaise in Calvados. The name is adapted from the Old French word "oeil," meaning "eye," which was used metaphorically to refer to the source of a spring or fountain. Ancient History The ancient history of Normandy was derived from the early northern Gallic tribes until its early conquest by the Romans in the first century B.C. The distinguished name Ouellet is considered to have its origins in this ancient land. This coastal region was used as a departure point for the Roman invasion of England. With the departure of the Romans in the 4th century, the area was continuously ruled by many different dissenting tribes. In the 6th century, a leader emerged who united the area. He was called Wandrille and may be considered the first Count of Normandy. The Duchy was firmly established after the year 911 when Rollo, Earl of Orkney invaded the territory with his Viking army. He laid siege to Paris and forced the French King, Charles the Simple, to concede Normandy. Rollo became the first Duke of Normandy in 911. The name Ouellet was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family held a family seat in the honor of the seigneurie of Ouilly-le-Basset in the arrondissement and canton of Falaise in Calvados. Spelling Variations Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone change for many reasons. A father and son may have spelt their name differently. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who spoke his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which almost became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many variations in this name, Ouellet some of which are Oueilly, Oueilly, Ouilly, Ouele, Oueillade, Willet, Willett, Williot, Wille, Willette, Willi, Oulette, Ouellet, Oullett, Wellett, Oullette and Ouelettebut all are included in the basic origin of the surname. Certificate No.372739201814 Copyright 1998-2018 Swyrich Corporation. All Rights Reserved 888-468-7686

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Jean Baptiste Depaincoeur Ouellet's Timeline

February 1, 1704
Rivière-Ouelle, Québec, Canada
Age 22
Kamouraska, Kamouraska Regional County Municipality, Québec, Canada
November 18, 1735
Age 31
Kamouraska, Quebec
November 2, 1737
Age 33
Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada
May 28, 1739
Age 35
Kamouraska, Kamouraska Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada
Age 36
Kamouraska, Kamouraska, Québec, Canada
November 5, 1743
Age 39
Kamouraska, Quebec
April 7, 1745
Age 41
January 18, 1747
Age 42
St Louis, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada