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VANASSE , PRECOURT AND BASTIEN GENEALOGY

VANASSE BRANCHES AND SURNAMES



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MAPS OF SETTLEMENT
The Vanasse Surname - Some ideas!
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After the family of Francois Noel Vanasse got settled in their new homeland , they began to move around and establish a new identity as they began a new life . This is the beginning of the different branches of the family in the New World .

VANASSE DIT VERTEFEUILLE

Nicolas , the first born ,would marry Jeanne Bergeron ( Francois and Etienette Leclerc ) on January 11 ,1701 at Trois-Rivieres .He would add the name of Vertefeuille to his own . He would establish himself at Maskinonge south of Trois-Rivieres on the north side of the St. Lawrence River . His posterity would grow numerous and some would later move across the river into the parishes of Yamaska . Most families of this branch have retained the name of Vanasse .
As a postnote one branch of this family immigrated to Michigan in the mid 1800s and translated their name to GREENLEAF .

VANASSE DIT BASTIEN

Sebastien would marry Suzanne Baron dit Lupien (Nicolas and Marie Marthe Chauvin)in Louiseville on January 7 ,1718 . His children would add Bastien to their name and would also live in the Maskinonge area . Families of this branch have dropped Vanasse and go by Bastien.
 
NB There is also a branch of the Bastien clan that took the surname Vertefeuille and kept it as their last name.They are the descendants of Joseph Vanasse dit Bastien and Marie Rose Martin-Pelland (married 1777 at Maskinonge ) , whose first husband was a Joseph Vanasse dit Vertefeuille .

VANASSE DIT PRECOURT

Francois Vanasse would marry Marie Joseph Le Fettey dit Lamontagne ( Jean and Suzanne Rabouin ) on December 26 ,1708.
Adding the name of Precourt to their own , this family would be among the early pionneers of the Baie du Febvre in Yamaska on the south side of the St. Lawrence River . Families of this branch have dropped Vanasse and use solely the surname of Precourt .

VANASSE (with no additions)

Etienne , the last son of Francois Noel , would marry Charlotte Dubois ( Antoine and Marie Marthe Moral ) 0n November 15 ,1717 at St. Francois du Lac . They would stay in the region on the south side of the river and populate Yamaska .

VANASSE DIT BEAUVAIS
This branch is an offshoot of the Vanasses dit Vertefeuille.
Louis Vanasse dit Vertefeuille , a grandson of Nicolas , declared himself Louis Beauvais at a family wedding in 1783 and hence the beginning of the Vanasses dit Beauvais . Families of this branch have kept the surname of Vanasse .

 

Today :  THE VARIOUS VANASSE SURNAMES

Vanasse dit Bastien = Bastien

Vanasse dit Bastien/Vertefeuille = Vertefeuille

Vanasse dit Precourt = Precourt                                                                               Vanasse , Vanasse dit Beauvais and Vanasse dit Vertefeuille = Vanasse

Vannasse = descendants of Alexandre Vanasse and Philomene Verrier who setlled in Cambridge MA .

Vanase =  form of Vanasse used in Eastern Connecticut .

Vanouse - Vanasses in Minnesota and Wisconsin
 
Vanoss - Vanasses who settled in the White Earth Indian Reservation in Becker County Minnesota
 
Venasse - Vanasses who settled in Ontario Province and Western Canada
 
Greenleaf - Vanasse( dit Vertefeuille)  branch that settled in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
 
Vadenais - Vanasse ( dit Beauvais)  branch that settled around Otter Lake Pontiac County Quebec
 
NOTE - Vertefeuille can also be associated with the Bachan dit Vertefeuille  family .
 
Precourt can also be associated with the Degres dit Precourt .
 
Bastien is associated with at least seven  other families in Quebec most notably Rocan dit Bastien .
Bastien can also be German .