Ovila Campeau

12 April 1892–24 June 1971 (Age 79)
Sainte-Marthe, Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Ovila

When Ovila Campeau was born on 12 April 1892, in Sainte-Marthe, Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada, his father, Jean-Baptiste Campeau, was 33 and his mother, Marie-Louise Sauvé, was 28. He married ANNIE LEGAULT on 17 June 1919, in Sainte-Marthe, Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada. He lived in Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 24 June 1971, in Sainte-Marthe, Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 79.

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Ovila Campeau
Marriage: 17 June 1919

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1919Sainte-Marthe, Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada
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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Gilles, Jacques, Marcel, Yves, Alain, Benoit, Fernand, Georges, Germain, Gillis, Lucien.French: variant of Champeau 2, or a habitational name from Campeau, a place in Gironde. This surname is very rare in France. Compare Campau , Campo , Compeau , and Compo .History: Etienne Campeau from Brive-la-Gaillarde in Corrèze and Catherine Paulo were married in Montreal, QC, in 1663, where they raised fourteen children. Two of their sons, Michel and Jacques, with their families, joined the Sieur de Cadillac in the extension of New France to the Detroit area in 1707–08. Descendants of another son, François, followed later to what is now MI and WI. It is believed that all US bearers of the name Campeau (and its altered forms) are descended from these three brothers.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Ovila Campeau in household of Jean B Campeau, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Ovila Campeau in household of J Bte Campeau, "Canada Census, 1911"

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