Désiré Gaseau

Mervans, Saône-et-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

The Life of Désiré

Désiré Gaseau had at least 1 son with Michèle Richard. He died before 22 November 1723, in Mervans, Saône-et-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France.

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Désiré Gaseau
Michèle Richard
Claude Gazeau

Spouse and Children


    Michèle Richard




    Claude Gazeau


World Events (3)


Reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. Royal power at its peak. France dominates Europe, French culture spreads. Start of large-scale sea trade.
1618 · 30 Years War

Ferdinand II was trying to force the people to follow Catholicism. The 30 years war was a battle of religion with the Protestants and Catholics, in the Holy Roman Empire.
1682 · The Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was originally known as a hunting log and retreat for Louis XII. When Louis XIV took over he moved his family into it. After he died the palace was abandoned. It has since been turned into a museum.

Name Meaning

French: nickname from the dialect word gar(r)el, gar(r)eau ‘limping’, ‘bow legged’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Désiré Galeau in entry for Claude Galeau, "France, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-1892"

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