Gabriel Deveau II

Brief Life History of Gabriel

When Gabriel Deveau II was born on 12 March 1819, in Salmon River, Clare, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Gabriel Deveau I, was 31 and his mother, Anne Comeau, was 24. He married Martha Anne Batson Smith on 21 October 1852, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 7 December 1891, in Salmon River, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Deveau II
1819–1891
Martha Anne Batson Smith
1830–1920
Marriage: 21 October 1852
Frances Ann Deveau
1855–
Walter William Deveau
1856–
Robert Deveau
1857–1933
Fannie Mae Deveaux
1860–1953
Elizabeth Anne "Bessie" Deveaux
1862–1948
Mary Ida Deveau
1863–1917
Lillian Augusta Sampson
1865–
Alice E Deveau
1867–1936
Sarah Grace Deveau
1869–
Helen Claram Devault
1871–
Walter H Devoe
1873–1958
May Deveau
1874–
Lester Benjamin Deveau
1875–1956

Sources (84)

  • Gabriel Deveault, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Gabriel Deviau, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Gabreal Devoe in entry for Robert Deveau, "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

World Events (3)

1823

Oldest Grave Seen in Memorial List

1869

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Girard, Marcel, Adhemar, Alphee, Andre, Armand, Blanchard, Celine, Emile, Euclide, Henri, Lucien.

French: cognate of Devaux and, in North America, also an altered form of this. Compare Deveaux , and also Devault 1 and Devoe 1.

History: Michel Devaux/Deveau from France married Marie-Madeleine Martin in Acadia c. 1693.

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

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