[ANSTHRLD] D'Etcheverry name questions
C. L. Ward
gunnora at vikinganswerlady.org
Wed Jan 30 18:33:00 PST 2002
>He and his wife are using the name "D'Etcheverry",
>using the mundane-name allowance (it's her maiden
>name, which is her middle name according to her
>driver's licence). Is he able to register
>D'Etcheverry using her mundame name allowance (and
>if so, does he need to include something like a
>copy of the marriage licence), or not?
I wouldn't even bother with trying for mundane name allowances. In 15
minutes of web searching, I'm within 50 years of being able to show it as a
D'Etcheverry is one form of a name also found as:
It is apparently typical of Basque immigrants when found in North America.
Jeanne Detcheverry - born 1635 in Peyrehorade, France
Pierre Detcheverry edo Dorre - 1677
Plaisance, Newfoundland 1701 Census
Miguel detcheverry dit bicbar deguetarry
Fortress of Louisbourg Parish Baptism Records for 1755 has:
1755, 11 July -- D'Etcheverry [ Detcheverry ], Bertrand -- G1, Vol. 409,
Registry 1, f. 63
Given a few more minutes, I can probably push it to before 1600. I think
with a minimum amount of work we can simply find the documentation and
register it as we would with any other period name.
And, given that I can find it to 1635 right now, if *I* can't find it I'd
ask the Academy of St. Gabriel for help - French and Basque *aren't* my
particular fields of expertise...
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