Claude Sauvageau | His
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Who is Claude Sauvageau?
1. Jean Sauvageau (son of Jacques Sauvageau and Renée
Copyeau). He was married to Madeleine Ouvray in Marcay, Chinon,
Touraine, France. Jean Sauvageau and Madeleine Ouvré had
the following children:
+2 i. Claude Sauvageau.
2. Claude Sauvageau was born about 1646 in Marcay, Chinon,
Touraine, France. He died about 1716 in Grondines, Portneuf, QC.
He was married to Jeanne Legendre (daughter of Isaac Legendre and Claude
Lentonne) on 3 Dec 1669 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Champlain, QC.
Jeanne Legendre was born about 1636 in St-Denis-lès-Rabais, Meaux,
Champagne, France. She died on 1 Mar 1714 in Grondines, Portneuf,
QC. Claude Sauvageau and Jeanne Legendre had the following children:
+3 i. Jacques Sauvageau.
+4 ii. Marie Sauvageau.
+5 iii. Alexis Sauvageau.
3. Jacques Sauvageau. He was married to Thérèse
Martineau (daughter of Jacques Martineau and Antoinette Dumoustier)
on 30 Nov 1704 in Grondines, Portneuf, QC.
4. Marie Sauvageau. She was married to Louis Meran about 1688.
5. Alexis Sauvageau was born about 1671. He died on 20
Feb 1749 in Grondines, Portneuf, QC. He was married to Marie-Marguerite
Massé (daughter of Martin Massé and Thérèse
David) on 19 Apr 1694 in Grondines, Portneuf, QC. Marie-Marguerite
Massé was born on 14 May 1679 in Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières,
QC. She died on 24 Dec 1744 in Grondines, Portneuf, QC.
Alexis Sauvageau and Marie-Marguerite Massé had the following
+6 i. Joseph Sauvageau.
Claude Sauvageau is my seventh great-grandfather via Alexis and Alexis-Augustin.
My grandmother was Marie-Louise Sauvageau born 1891 in Grondines, QC and
married to Joseph Baril. View my connection to
+7 ii. Alexis-Augustin Sauvageau.
+8 iii. Marie-Thérèse Sauvageau.
+9 iv. Jacques Sauvageau.
+10 v. Bonaventure Sauvageau.
+11 vi. Alexis Sauvageau.
+12 vii. Marguerite Sauvageau.
+13 viii. Louis Sauvageau.
His descendants? What if you are one?
Claude's descendants by now must number in the 500,000 (312
by my estimate). Of these, about 4,000 (212)
are descendants with the last name of Sauvageau (and variations). If you
are aware of any master web site, articles or books written about our
ancestor, please let me know so that we can share it with all our cousins.
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Database of Descendants
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- HTML Format Database
- The LHEUREUX database maintained
by my cousin Robert L'heureux contains numerous entries (over 2,600
including spouses) for the descendants of Claude Sauvageau and Jeanne
Legendre. Here is a list of the
first 9 generations - Print in landscape mode
- A list of sources that my
collaborators have helped me put together.
- You also may want to browse through the Amazon.com
Genealogy Reference section.
- A cousin, Father Jean-Guy Sauvageau has written several
books on the Sauvageau and other families in the Grondines area.
Some of these books are still available for purchase. Contact me
for his coordinates. Most if not all of them are also available
in several libraries in Canada. I did a search on the Library and
Archives Canada using their tool called AMICUS
and found 18 listings summarized in two
pdf files. I received a similar list when I browsed the Bibliothèque
Nationale du Québec. If you live in Canada or have friends
there, you may be able to get access to these books via a local
- Mailing List
- If you are a genealogists working on the SAUVAGEAU surname, please
join the SAUVAGEAU Mailing List
so that we can share our information.
Other Genealogy Links
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- Home Pages of Sauvageau Cousins
- Genealogy Reference Sites