Braconnier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Braconnier family

The surname Braconnier was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern 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 Rhone 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.

Important Dates for the Braconnier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braconnier research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 158 and 1581 are included under the topic Early Braconnier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Braconnier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brac, Bracq, Braque, Bracque, Brachon, Brachet, Bracco, Bracchi, Braquet, Braconnier, Braconier, Braquenier, Braconnet and many more.

Early Notables of the Braconnier family (pre 1700)

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Braconnier migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Braconnier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean-Baptiste Braconnier, son of Jean and Françoise, married Jeanne Dufresne, daughter of Pierre and Madeleine, in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 27th november 1730 [1]
  • Charles Braconnier, son of Jean-Baptiste and Françoise, married Marguerite Parant, daughter of André and Marguerite, in Quebec on 10th September 1742 [1]
  • François Braconnier, son of Jean-Baptiste and Françoise, married Jeanne Nains, daughter of Joseph and Dorothée, in Quebec on 1st October 1742 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Braconnier, son of Jean-Baptiste and Jeanne, married Marie-Josephte Bardet, daughter of Pierre and Marie-Louise, in Montreal, Quebec on 30th January 1758 [1]
  • Joseph Braconnier, son of Jean-Baptiste and Jeanne, married Geneviève Spénard, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Élisabeth, in Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets, Quebec on 11th January 1762 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Braconnier (post 1700)

  • Brigadier-General Pierre Braconnier (1890-1951), French Director of Engineers, Morocco [2]
  • Lieutenant-General Joseph-Eugne-Charles Braconnier (1874-1961), French Head of the Military Household to the President [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Pierre Braconnier. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Braconnier/Pierre-Marie/France.html
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Joseph-Eugne-Charles Braconnier. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Braconnier/Joseph-Eug%C3%A8ne-Charles/France.html
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