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Beaufre Early Origins



The surname Beaufre was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, 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 Calvados 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. Richard de Beauvais held the estates in 1128.

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Beaufre Spelling Variations


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Beaufre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beauvais, Beaufrey, Beaufre, Beauvois, Beauvoir, Beauval and many more.

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Beaufre Early History


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Beaufre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beaufre research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1502, 1572, 1731 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Beaufre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beaufre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beaufre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beaufre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A.E. Beauvais, aged 30, who arrived at Ellis Island destined for Montreal, Can., in 1907; Adele Beauvais, aged 40, who arrived at Ellis Island from Epernay, France, in 1920.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Beaufre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beaufre 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 27 February 2014 at 11:03.

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