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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 02 February 19 15:31 GMT (UK) »
https://www.filae.com/nom-de-famille/nom-CHEVREAU-par-commune
Here is the list of the villages and towns where the name Chevreau was found from 1891 to 1915, on Filae . You can't have the same list before 1891. We can  try to search the Tables Decennales around 1870 (when George Chevreau was born).

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 02 February 19 16:18 GMT (UK) »
Ah it says they had been married for 18 years on the 1911 census.

No problem finding records for the other Chevreau's even the mis-spelt ones but just not the pair who were supposely from France. I'm wondering where else I can go with this. Maybe I need to work out how they might have travelled from France to England.

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 02 February 19 16:18 GMT (UK) »
https://www.filae.com/nom-de-famille/nom-CHEVREAU-par-commune
Here is the list of the villages and towns where the name Chevreau was found from 1891 to 1915, on Filae . You can't have the same list before 1891. We can  try to search the Tables Decennales around 1870 (when George Chevreau was born).
Thanks, that is very helpful!

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 02 February 19 16:27 GMT (UK) »
I  searched the first 10, without success. Will go on little by little.
It is not impossible that he was born Chevereau, I also look for this name.

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 03 February 19 10:58 GMT (UK) »
The children of the couple Chevreau (Cherean, Cheverean)/Dupuy (Dupny) were : George Marcel 1896,Yvonne 1899,Robert Leon 1901,René Gustave 1903,Margueritte P 1906, Georgette M 1908.
I think that George Gustave remarried quarter Sept 1919 with SCHOOF, FreeBMD gives  CHEVROT George Gustave .
Then they had Henriette G 1916, Gustave R 1919 and Juliette 1919 same quarter , must have been twins, all with surname CHEVREAU.

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 03 February 19 11:08 GMT (UK) »
I have found the marriage of a George G Chevrot to Hendrika T Schoof Lambeth RD 3rd quarter 1919.
If you got this certificate it should give George's father's name & occupation.

Have you found any of th efamily on 1939 to give exact dates of birth?
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 03 February 19 11:16 GMT (UK) »
I have found the marriage of a George G Chevrot to Hendrika T Schoof Lambeth RD 3rd quarter 1919.
If you got this certificate it should give George's father's name & occupation.

Have you found any of th efamily on 1939 to give exact dates of birth?

Valeriet , I think Josey gives a good advice .
We arent' able to find the marriage Chevreau Dupuy, but you could learn interesting infos with the certificate of the 2nd marriage.
if you decide to order it , do so before 16 th feb , the cost will be higher after this date.
Searching 1939 is also a good idea.
Don't you have any idea about his date of death , I cannot find any thing by any means.

ADDED : I searched 10 more villages in France , no finding yet.

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 03 February 19 11:25 GMT (UK) »
The price of certificates at https://www.gro.gov.uk will go up from £9.25 to £11 on 16 Feb, so it would be a good idea to get it before then.

ADDED: Probably totally unrelated but a George Chevrot age 69, French, priest, last address in UK Rutland Gardens Hotel, London - went to NY on the Queen Mary in Feb 1946, intending to live in Canada.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Can't find my French ancestors in France (Chevreau)
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 03 February 19 11:29 GMT (UK) »
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