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Lavoie/Louden interchangeable names?

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Lavoie/Louden interchangeable names?
Posted: 04/28/2019 - 2:33 pm
Is anyone familar with the Lavoie name sometimes appearing as the name Louden? If so, please explain. I have reached a brickwall trying to research my great great gransfather listed as Eli Louden and his wife Thursile Dore. Their son Fred came to the US via New Hampshire. 
I have been given information that the reason I can't find them is because their name may have previously been Lavoie. I have found a few women who were born as Lavoie and then used the alias Louden. Any info you may have will be most appreciated.