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The name DeShane is of Anglo pronounciation of Deschenes. JosephDeShane/Joseph Marie Mainville Deschenes both born Jan.6,1797 at Yamachiche Quebec,Canada. Died about 1850 at Hastings county Belleville Ontario Canada. Married Olive Defoe 1826 Hastings county Belleville Ontario, Canada. Are infact the same person. This ties the DeShane's into the Miville Deschenes. this is all that I could come up with: Pierre Miville Deschenes born about 1602 in Fribourg,Switzerland. Moved to France where he married Charlotte Maugis. Immigrated to Quebec,Canada. These are his children: Jacques Miville Deschenes married Marie Catherine de Baillon Nov.12,1669 at Norte dame, Quebec Jean Miville Deschenes married Marie Madeline Dube May13,1691 at Rivere Quelle Pierre Rene Jacques Miville deschenes married Marie Ann Roy Desjardin Oct.28,1726 Jean Bernard Mainville Deschenes married Marie louise Dechesnes April23,1758 at Cathedral Richard Jean Mainville Deschenes married Suzanne Vertefeville Jan.22,1788 at Cathedral of Trios-Rivere Joseph Marie Mainville Deschenes married Olive Defoe Jan.11,1826. Hastings county, Belleville Ontario. Drop me a line for more info.