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Re: Sauve-LaPlante name origins
Posted by: jacques sauve Date: May 23, 2000 at 20:38:46
In Reply to: Sauve-LaPlante connection name origin? by Betsy Hale of 658

i traced back from my father to pierre sauve who came to canada as a soldier in la compagnie dumeny who got wed in canada and settled to become a laboureur (farmer) i wanted to find the origin of the dit laplante suffix it is believed in the family that so many sauve were in the same region that they used a nickname to differenciate amongs each other

pierre s father was francois sauve dit laplante he was a maitre-tailleur in the region of bordeaux
msater-taylor is not much of an ezplannation for the nick name dit laplante

pierre sauve dit laplante is belived to be the first sauve to get to the colony so he must be a commun ancestor to most of the sauve in america the dit laplante that is




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