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From: "Kevan Barton" <>
Subject: [Q-R] St. Athanasius....transborder social movements....
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 08:29:50 -0400
This is an interesting name. Lots of folks named after the guy. I suspect
that there is no equivalence in English. I'm think that those in Vermont
that took the data at the time of the marriage where St. Thomas was given as
the birthplace rather than St. Athanase, were putting something down they
thought they were hearing.
In the next week or so, I'm going to compile the name changes that I've
noted in my genealogy and post them. Perhaps it'll start a ball rolling and
a decent list will come of it that can help folks working transborder
Does anyone know of a good resource that'll give details of the social
movements of French Canadians into Vermont, New Hampshire, upper NY state?
Maybe the rivers, mountain passes primarily used? Or perhaps the movement
to New Hampshire and Maine was primarily down the coast. This would be a
great way to trace hard to find connections from the US back to Canada. I'm
sure I'm speaking to the choir, but I'm new to French-Canadian genealogy; my
forte has been English and Scottish, and a good understanding of medieval
So far, this list has been extremely helpful. I hope I can provide some
assistance in return.
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