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Where did the French Secord family come from? What is the French Secord family crest and coat of arms? When did the Secord family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Secord family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sicard, Secord, Sicord, Siccard, Sicart Siccart, Secort, Sicar, Sicaud, Sicaut, Sicault, Sicco and many more.

First found in Maine, where bearers of this name were among the local aristocracy.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Secord research. Another 137 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1742, 1822, 1794, 1795, 1677 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Secord History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 27 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Secord Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Secord Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Ambroise Secord, who landed in New York, NY in 1688

Secord Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century

  • Grover Secord, aged 27, who settled in New Orleans, La., in 1917
  • Margaret Secord, aged 20, who landed in America from Kingston, Jamaica, in 1917
  • Minot Secord, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • Grover Jacob Secord, aged 29, who emigrated to Wooster, Ohio, in 1919


  • Major General Richard V. Secord (b. 1932), retired United States Air Force officer
  • Laura Secord (1775-1868), nee Ingersoll, American-born, Canadian heroine of the War of 1812, known as Canada's Paul Revere and eponym of Laura Secord chocolates
  • Al Secord (b. 1958), retired professional NHL ice hockey player
  • David Secord (1759-1844), American-born, Canadian businessman and politician in Upper Canada - his brother James's wife was Laura Secord
  • George Secord (b. 1805), Canadian politician, Conservative member in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1867 to 1871
  • Richard Secord (1860-1935), Canadian politician in Alberta


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  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Secord Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Secord Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 19 January 2014 at 12:53.

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