The parents of Abraham Dugas... a possible lead?

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I just found this on the profile of a DNA match at 23andme. I don't know if it is true...but someone might want to check it out. It certainly is in keeping with him being in the military.

 "We now know that the name Dugas started with the family Coignet, in the Toulouse area, France, from the early 1600, perhaps origin of Lyonnais. My genealogy from Acadia, Canada, climbs up to that date. This certain person, Coignet, distinguished by eminent military services, was given the name "chevalier de St-Louis" in XVI century (1600) , and received a domain called "le domaine du Gas". The family name followed as "Coignet du Gas", and then finally as Dugas. In Acadia, mid 1600, his first name was Abraham Dugas."
WikiTree profile: Abraham Dugas
in Genealogy Help by Donna Storz G2G6 Mach 2 (22.1k points)
The XVI century was from 1500 - 1599.  :)
I just copied what was written by someone else.
Does the poster offer a source for the "We know ..." biography? I've never seen it. Of course, Stephen White does not name the parents of Abraham Dugas.
You might want to see this web page at Genealogy.com for further information: http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/dugas/69/

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I am showing this in my account at FILAE 
https://imgur.com/LfX4QIK

by Christy Woodward G2G Crew (360 points)
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Not sure how accurate this is, but may be of some use while researching,

Généalogie de la famille Dugas (1347-1895)

By William Poidebard · 1895

https://www.google.com/books/edition/G%C3%A9n%C3%A9alogie_de_la_famille_Dugas_1347_18/n6DCU7sUYmAC?hl=en&gbpv=0

by Arora Anonymous G2G6 Mach 8 (83k points)

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