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Devaux Early Origins



The surname Devaux was first found in Guyenne.

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Devaux Spelling Variations


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Devaux Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Devau, Devaud, Devault, Devaux, Deveau, Deveault and many more.

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Devaux Early History


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Devaux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Devaux research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1513, 1711, 1712, 1717, 1744, 1751, 1762, 1766, 1767, 1784, 1793, 1819, 1824, 1825, 1868, and 1896 are included under the topic Early Devaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Devaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Devaux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was Louis-Marie Deveaux was a missionary bishop in 1711; Francois-Antoine Devaux was a poet and lawyer in 1712; Francois-Eugene Devault was a general in 1717 in Lure; Etienne Devaut was a missionary in 1744 in Tours; Louis-Marie-Francois-Paul Devault du Croseau was a general in 1751; Pierre Devaux...

Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Devaux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Devaux Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frederik Devaux, who came to New York in 1715
  • Frederik Devaux, who landed in New York in 1715
  • Jean Pierre DeVaux, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724
  • Jean DeVaux, who landed in New York, NY in 1763

Devaux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Devaux, who came to New Orleans in 1831
  • Charles Devaux, who arrived in Mississippi in 1882

Devaux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Angelique Devaux was married in 1698 in Beaubassin, NS

Devaux Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Hellen Devaux, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Francis Devaux, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Devaux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Devaux (post 1700)



  • Amile Devaux, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Sharon, 1910
  • Alice P. DeVaux, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940-41
  • Pierre Devaux, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Philippe Devaux de Vautray, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Marie Jean-Baptiste Urbain Devaux, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Lieutenant-General Alain-Robert-Etienne Devaux (1895-1962),
  • André Devaux (1894-1981), French Olympic runner
  • Antoine Devaux (b. 1985), French football defender
  • Philippe Devaux (1902-1979), Belgian philosopher and logician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Devaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Devaux Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 October 2016 at 23:43.

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