Cossard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Cossard family
The surname Cossard was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France. Thee family took its name from Cossé, a village in the department of Mayenne, near Laval.
Early History of the Cossard family
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Cossard Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cossé, de Cossé, Cosset, de Cosset, Cossette and many more.
Early Notables of the Cossard family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the name was Jan Cossiers (1600-1671), a Flemish Baroque painter; Charles de Cossé (1506-1563), marshal of Brissac; Charles II de Cossé (1550-1621), the first Duke of Brissac from 1611 until his death; Philippe de Cossé, bishop...
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Migration of the Cossard family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Cosse, who settled in Quebec in 1638; Daniel Cosset, who arrived in Quebec in 1655; Rene Cosset, who arrived in Quebec in 1656; Jaques Cossart, who came to New York, NY in 1664.