Badeaux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancient history of the Badeaux name begins in the Middle Ages in the northern coastal region of Normandy. The name is derived from when the family resided in Bretagne, where the family held a family seat since the early Middle Ages.

Early Origins of the Badeaux family

The surname Badeaux was first found in Brittany (Bretagne) where the family held a family seat in early times. [1]

Alain Bedel, a knight, is mentioned in historic documents. The members of the different branches of the family became the lords of la Reignerais, in the diocese of Saint-Brieuc, and the lords of Lairye and of Tertre, in the region of Vannes. The branch Bedel reaffirmed its title to nobility in the year 1666 in Normandy. [1]

Isaac Bedard, born in 1616, was a carpenter that travelled from France to Canada on 1st May 1662 along with his wife, Marie (née Girard). Together they had three children, two of which were sons, Louis and Jacques, that carried on the family name of Bedard. Isaac died in Charlesbourg, Quebec and was buried on 15th January 1689. [2]

Early History of the Badeaux family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Badeaux research. Another 35 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1666, 1804, 1810, 1847, and 1863 are included under the topic Early Badeaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Badeaux Spelling Variations

The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Badeaux is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Bédel, Bedel, Bedeau, Bedaux, Bedaud, Bédard, Bedard, Bédat, Bedat, Bédarieux, Bédarrieux, Bédarride, Bédarridat, Dubédel, Dubedel, Dubedeau, Dubedaux, Dubedaud, Dubedat and many more.

Early Notables of the Badeaux family (pre 1700)

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Badeaux migration to the United States

Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until the colony fell to the English in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Badeaux were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Badeaux were

Badeaux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Sidney J. Badeaux, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • Anita Badeaux, aged 35, who immigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1921
  • Neil Badeaux, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Badeaux (post 1700)

  • Roberto Palazuelos Badeaux (b. 1967), better known as Roberto Palazuelos, a Mexican actor, model and producer
  • Joseph Badeaux (1777-1835), Canadian notary and politician, son of Jean-Baptiste Badeaux, MLA, District of Trois-Rivières (1808-1810) and (1820-1824)
  • Jean-Baptiste Badeaux (1741-1796), Canadian notary for the province of Quebec in 1781

Citations

  1. ^ Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
  2. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
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