Jean Baptiste Sauvé

6 March 1855–13 March 1892 (Age 37)
Saint-Polycarpe, Soulanges, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Jean Baptiste

When Jean Baptiste Sauvé was born on 6 March 1855, in Saint-Polycarpe, Soulanges, Quebec, Canada, his father, Jean Baptiste Sauvé, was 25 and his mother, Marie Louise Souchereau, was 26. He married Josephine Delphine Laurendeau on 28 April 1885, in Saint Joachim, Essex, Ontario, Canada. He died on 13 March 1892, in Tilbury West, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 37.

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Jean Baptiste Sauvé
Josephine Delphine Laurendeau
Marriage: 28 April 1885

Spouse and Children

28 April 1885
Saint Joachim, Essex, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings



    Pétronille Sauvé



    Marie Virginia Sauvé


    Marie Christine Emilda Sauvé



+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 12

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 14

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 28

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

French (Sauvé): from Old French sauvé ‘saved’ (past participle of sauver ‘to save’); a nickname for someone who had had a narrow escape, or from a personal name with a religious significance referring to Christian salvation.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • J. Baptiste Sauvé, "Canada, recensement, 1881"
  • J.Bte. Lauré, "Québec, recensement, 1861"
  • Jean Baptiste Sauve, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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