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You don’t always get to choose who you spend the rest of your life with. Sometimes they just come out of nowhere and root themselves so deeply into your life that you can’t look away and ignore them. You also can’t help but love them back. Life doesn’t always produce a winning hand in its vast deck of cards. You need to play your cards well, accept your losses as they come and graciously celebrate your victory. Love is a gamble; you look at the odds, and say, to heck with it. You embrace a soul with its imperfections and learn to ride over the bumpy spots without getting thrown off. The epitome of love comes full circle when you’ve been through hell, only to arrive at heaven’s spot.

It doesn’t seem so long ago when we first joined hands and made the decision to start and raise a family all our own. It was basically a union of two separate and distinct individuals who no one thought had anything in common, and somehow perhaps, they were right. But it is this difference in personalities that is the foundation for an ever-exciting relationship, where the meeting of two hearts and minds collide to create the perfect threshold of unconditional love. With that said, we welcome you with the sweetest of hospitality to our humble abode…

Spelling variations include: Audet, Audey, Auday, Audé, Audaie, Audais, Auddet, Auddey, Audday, Auddé, Auddaie, Auddais, Odet, Oday, Odé, Odaie, Odais, Oddey, Oddet, Odday, Oddé, Oddaie and many more.

First found in Savoie, where this ancient family has been seated since early times.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Audet, son of Nicolas and Magdelaine Després married Marie-Louise Chabot, daughter of Mathurin and Marie Mésange at Saint-Laurent in 1697; Nicolas Audet, son of Innocent and Vincente Reine de Poitiers married Madeleine Després, daughter of François and Madeleine Legrand de Paris at Sainte-Famille in 1670.

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Spelling variations include: Grieves, Grieve, Greve, Greves, Greeves, Greaves, Greave, Griveson, Greaveson, Greavson and many more.

First found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Captain Thomas Graves, who travelled on the first ship to Jamestown, Va. in 1607; Jane Grieves purchased land in Delaware in 1682; Admiral Greaves settled in Savannah Ga. in 1823.

Motto Translated: My hope is in God.


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