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Re: Gilles de Sevigny
Posted by: Mike Sevigny (ID *****7494) Date: September 04, 2002 at 09:29:37
In Reply to: Gilles de Sevigny by nick kulikovsky of 341

Gilles de Sévigné was born August 26,1636 at Rennes, France to Renaud de Sévigné and Lady Gabrielle Dubellay per one of our cousins. He was a middle class merchant on the street of St. Germain, parish of St. Germaine, Rennes, France.
The name Sévigné, n. de localite d'origine et. anc. fief marquisal (Ille-et- Vilaine) (named after the location of an ancient fifedom)
From Perrin- "Dictionnaire Etymologique des Noms de Famille"

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