Proveaux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Proveaux family
The surname Proveaux was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was established in early times.
Several members of this family distinguished themselves through their respective accomplishments. Siméon de Provanchère was a doctor. He was born in Langres around 1552. He exercised his profession in Sens and died in 1617. Among his works was "Histoire d'un prodigieux enfant pétrifié" (1582).
Early History of the Proveaux family
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Proveaux Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Provencher, Provancher, Provenchère, Provanchère, Provenchet and many more.
Early Notables of the Proveaux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Proveaux family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Provencher, born in 1729, who married Thérèse Levebvre in Cap-de-Madeleine in 1764; Jean-Baptiste Provencher, who married Marie-Jeanne Lemire in Nicolet in 1767.
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