What nationality was dumas guidry who is buried in andrus cove cememtry lake aurthur la

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What natinoality iwas dumas guidry of lake authur louisiana
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Guidry Name Meaning

French: from a personal name based on the Germanic root waido ‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in LA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671. Variant of Guitry, which is based on a personal name composed of the Germanic elements wid(u), wit- ‘wood’ + ric ‘power(ful)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Ca·jun

ˈkājən/

noun

plural noun: Cajuns

  1. a member of any of the largely self-contained communities in the bayou areas of southern Louisiana formed by descendants of French Canadians, speaking an archaic form of French.

He very well could be Canadian but its hard to say
Yes , we see this name often in Acadian areas, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. It is also spelled "Jeddry ". Cajuns are the descendents of the original Acadians who occupied Maine, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

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http://www.ancestry.com/name-origin?surname=Guidry

 Guidry Family Origin

from the New York Passengers List

Click on England & Wales map and you will see concentrations of the Guidry surname in London, Somerset and especially Glouscestershire counties. 

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Entering the Guidry surname between 1550-1650 at familysearch.org result:

Jean Baptiste Guidry
Father
Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896
spouse:    Marguerite Mius
child:    Joseph Guidry
     
Jean Baptiste Guidry
Father
Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896
spouse:    Madeleine Mire
child:    Joseph Guidry
     
Augustin Guidry
Father
Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896
spouse:    Jeanne Hebert
child:    Marie Josephe Guidry
     
Augustin Guidry
Father
Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896
spouse:    Jeanne Hebert
child:    Helen Guidry
     
Wyllyam Gadry
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening:    14 January 1615    Clewer, Berkshire, England    
father:    Wyllyam Gadry
     
Guidshir
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
christening:    10 July 1634    KETTLE, FIFE, SCOTLAND    
father:    William Guidshir
     
Williame Guidshir
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
christening:    17 April 1639    CERES, FIFE, SCOTLAND    
father:    Johnne Guidshir
mother:    Marjorie Melling
     
Isbell Gwthere
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
christening:    2 March 1588    SAINT NICHOLAS, ABERDEEN, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND    
father:    Gilbt. Gwthere
mother:    Margt. Chalmer
     
Alexr. Gwthere
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
christening:    5 September 1591    SAINT NICHOLAS, ABERDEEN, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND    
father:    Alexr. Gwthere
mother:    Isbell Anderson
     
Isobell Guidbran
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
christening:    31 March 1631    BANFF, BANFF, SCOTLAND    
father:    Jhon Guidbran
     
James Guidbrane
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
christening:    8 March 1629    BANFF, BANFF, SCOTLAND    
father:    Jhon Guidbrane
     
Wm Gadrey
England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918
christening:    13 October 1598    Weston upon Trent, Weston upon Trent, Derbyshire, England         
Wyllyam Gadry
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening:    14 January 1615    Clewer, Berkshire, England
residence:        Clewer, Berkshire, England    
father:    Wyllyam Gadry     
Claude Guedry

Find A Grave Index
birth:    1648    
death:    9 January 1723    
burial:    1723    , , ,          

Wyllyam Gadry
Father
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
child:    Wyllyam Gadry
     
Matthia Gedry
Father
Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994
child:    Barbara Gedry
       
Georgio Gyadrÿ
Father
Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994
spouse:    Anna
child:    Andrea Gyadrÿ
       
William Guidshir
Father
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
child:    Guidshir    
 
Johnne Guidshir
Father
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
spouse:    Marjorie Melling
child:    Williame Guidshir
     
Gilbt. Gwthere
Father
Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
spouse:    Margt. Chalmer
child:    Isbell Gwthere
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