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Early Origins of the Delafoy family
The surname Delafoy was first found in Ille de France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Paris and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. The Foy or Foix family became one of the most distinguished families of France and eventually rose to the Dukes de Foix de Candale.
Early History of the Delafoy family
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Delafoy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Foy, DelaFoy, Foy, Foix, delaFoix, Defoy, De Foy, Foy, Foyatier, Foye, Foyot, Foyer, La foy, Le Foyer, Lefoyer and many more.
Early Notables of the Delafoy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Delafoy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Louis Defoy, who was married in 1696 in Quebec; Charles Defoy was married in 1718 in St-Augustin; Antoine Defoy was married in 1783 in St-Augustin; Etienne Defoy was married in 1787 in the same town..