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Beausoleil Early Origins



The surname Beausoleil was first found in Provence, in the south west of 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 the Marseille 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.

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Beausoleil Spelling Variations


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Beausoleil Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beausoleil, Beausole, Beausolier, Beausobre, Beaussart, Beausset, Belsole, Belsele and many more.

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Beausoleil Early History


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Beausoleil Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beausoleil research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1733, 1741, 1600 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Beausoleil History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beausoleil Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beausoleil Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beausoleil 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 were:

Beausoleil Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Areus Beausoleil, who landed in Louisiana in 1718
  • Charles Beausoleil, who landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Alexandre Beausoleil, who arrived in South Carolina in 1755

Beausoleil Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Theodore Beausoleil, aged 21, who arrived in America from Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1914

Beausoleil Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Broussard dit Beausoleil (1702-1765), an Acadian pioneer and resistance fighter born in Port-Royal, Acadia. In 1740 he with his brother Alexandre established a community at Boundary Creek
  • Francois-Joseph Beausoleil, who arrived in Canada in 1757

Beausoleil Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • George Beausoleil, aged 36, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beausoleil (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beausoleil (post 1700)



  • Frédéric Beausoleil, French designer and retailer of glasses, who launched Lunettes ausoleil in 1987
  • Joseph Malboeuf, dit Beausoleil (1752-1823), Canadian farmer, blacksmith and politician who represented Effingham in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1810 to 1820
  • Joseph Beausoleil (1702-1765), also known as Broussard, Acadian leader in Acadia, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick who led the Mi'kmaq and Acadian militias against the British in King George's War, Father Le Loutre's War and the French and Indian War
  • Cléophas Beausoleil (1845-1904), Canadian journalist, publisher, office holder, lawyer, and politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Berthier (1887-1899)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Beausoleil Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beausoleil 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 8 April 2016 at 07:29.

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