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Family in Les Iles de la Madeleine

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Re: Family in Les Iles de la Madeleine

Posted: 19 Jun 2012 3:46AM GMT
Classification: Query
Anything is possible. I do know that there was much name changing (especially first names) in many Maritime locations of the time. To go from Bertrand to Bernard is entirely possible. Gracianne could also have become Gracienne, Gratia, Grace or even Lucienne, if she wanted to do so. It all depended on what they were comfortable being called or known as. It was not an error in transcription, just which name was more in vogue at the time of the being alive.

I also think the fact that a sister Gracianne was present in St-Pierre is a good indicator that you have the correct family from France, and undoubtedly, these DiThurbides were distantly related to the Magdalen Islands Turbide family (a very large branch), which also originated in Sare.

Best regards, Dennis
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Jessica Reid 17 Jun 2012 2:20PM GMT 
dgfim22 18 Jun 2012 12:15AM GMT 
dgfim22 18 Jun 2012 2:49AM GMT 
Jessica Reid 19 Jun 2012 9:01AM GMT 
dgfim22 19 Jun 2012 9:46AM GMT 
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