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Re: pierre paul felix/peloquin
Posted by: Sue Thompson Date: October 25, 2001 at 10:12:40
In Reply to: Re: pierre paul felix/peloquin by John Joseph Peloquin of 322

I'm wondering if you can help me to understand the French Canadiens last name. I am researching the Felix's of Mendota, Minnesota. Pierre Felix dit Peloquin is believed to have crossed at Mackinac enroute to Mendota. Pierre was a young man and perhaps traveled with a brother (Dana?) The Peloquin last name was dropped and Pierre became Pierre Felix. Can you tell me why a person would choose Felix vs Peloquin or vice versa. Or perhaps you can refer me to a book? Thanks.


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