Which direction to merge Desharnais Dehornais profile?

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Hi all,

I am one half of a merge request and we have agreed the two profiles are the same person but are unsure of which name spelling to choose as the final one, as sources conflict.

Any suggestions?

Robin
in Genealogy Help by Robin Helstrom G2G6 Mach 1 (14.2k points)

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Baptism 12 Feb 1782  Sainte-Croix

Augustin Déornais

"Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G993-N9MV-Q?cc=1321742&wc=9RLX-VZ9%3A23887101%2C23887102%2C25496503 : 16 July 2014), Sainte-Croix > Sainte-Croix > Index 1727-1877 Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1727-1786 > image 412 of 448; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.
by E Martin G2G6 Mach 8 (88.1k points)
selected by Benoît Bousquet
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The name gets written with an O mostly, not an A.  As a note, you will find his mother with the dit name Laliberté, which she used on her marriage to Joseph Dehornay dit Laneuville.  Tracked the generations up a couple, and always with an O, in various spellings.
by Danielle Liard G2G6 Pilot (491k points)

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