Languedoc. It is a product of the family's residency in Languedoc.
Early Origins of the Bissonette family
Early History of the Bissonette family
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Bissonette Spelling Variations
spelling variations of this name, Bissonette some of which are Bissonet, Bissonnette, Bisonnette, Bissonette, Bissonnet, Bisonet, Bisonnet, Bisonette, Bizanet, Bizanette, Bizannet and many more.
Early Notables of the Bissonette family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bissonette family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell 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 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Bissonette. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Bissonette were 450 documented records in the annals of Canadian history of members of the same lineage who immigrated to Canada from France between 1600 and 1900. Most of the settlers, however, arrived in the nineteenth century, and records show that many were lawyers and doctors..
Contemporary Notables of the name Bissonette (post 1700)
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