Joseph Ovila Sauvé

22 February 1904–10 November 1987 (Age 83)
Russell, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joseph Ovila

When Joseph Ovila Sauvé was born on 22 February 1904, in Russell, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada, his father, François Xavier Sauvé, was 25 and his mother, Delia Lalonde, was 22. He married Emma Taillon on 18 June 1928. He died on 10 November 1987, at the age of 83.

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Joseph Ovila Sauvé
Emma Taillon
Marriage: 18 June 1928

Spouse and Children

18 June 1928

Parents and Siblings



    Joseph Ovila Sauvé


    Ernest Sauve


    Yvonne Sauve


    Leo Sauve


    Donat SAUVÉ


+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 2

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 30

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 39

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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)

  • Joseph Ovila Sauvé, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Orila Saure in household of Xavier Saure, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Joseph Ovila Sauvé, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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