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Melanson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Melanson family


The surname Melanson was first found in Brittany.

Early History of the Melanson family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Melanson research. More information is included under the topic Early Melanson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Melanson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Melanson, Melançon and others.

Early Notables of the Melanson family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Isaie Melançon, who was postmaster in Industry, Quebec in 1851; M.M.C. Melançon was president in Montreal...
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Migration of the Melanson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Melanson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Widow Melanson, who arrived in Connecticut in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alexandre Melanson, who landed in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anne Melanson, who arrived in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Charles Melanson, who landed in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Elizabeth Melanson, who arrived in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Melanson Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Charles Melanson was a settler in Quebec in 1643
  • Marie Melanson, Acadian, married in Port Royal, Nova Scotia in 1671
  • Charles Melanson was a farmer in Port Royal, Nova Scotia in 1671
  • Ambroise Melanson lived in Port Royal in 1686

Melanson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Melanson lived in Pizquid, Nova Scotia in 1755
  • Jean Melanson, who arrived in Quebec in 1766-1767

Contemporary Notables of the name Melanson (post 1700)


  • Philip H Melanson (1945-2006), American Chancellor Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Dorothy Melanson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996, 2000, 2004; Presidential Elector for Maine, 2000; Member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Amédée Raymond Melanson (1882-1930), Canadian physician and politician, MLA for Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia (1920-1925)
  • Roger Melanson, Canadian politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick (2010-), Chair of the Liberal caucus (2010-)
  • Olivier-Maximin Melanson (1854-1926), Acadian businessman and politician, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick (1916-1917)
  • Monsignor Louis-Joseph-Arthur Melanson (1879-1941), Canadian priest, first Archbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick (1936-1941)
  • Roland Joseph "Rollie" Melanson (b. 1960), Canadian former NHL goaltender, current goaltender coach for the Vancouver Canucks, winner of three consecutives Stanley Cups
  • Dean Melanson (b. 1973), Canadian former NHL hockey player who played from 1993 to 2008
  • Laurier Melanson, Canadian novelist in Montreal

Historic Events for the Melanson family



Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Matilda  Melanson (1896-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance


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