Interesting. My family went to Vermont in 1829. They changed their Livernois (Lavanway)name back to Benoit in VT. We have stayed that way ever since. Francis Lavanway and Antoine Benoit were 2nd degree cousins. They knew each other and lived about 6 miles apart. Francis Lavanway in Milton VT and Antoine Benoit is Georgia VT. Your contribution is very interesting.