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Cosson Early Origins



The surname Cosson 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.

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Cosson Spelling Variations


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Cosson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cossé, de Cossé, Cosset, de Cosset, Cossette and many more.

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Cosson Early History


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Cosson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cosson research. Another 301 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1422, 1505, 1563, 1550, 1512, 1552, 1582, 1830, 1856, 1600, 1671, 1506, 1563, 1550, 1621, 1611, 1615, 1674, 1610, 1673, 1833, 1892 and 1903 are included under the topic Early Cosson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cosson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cosson Early Notables (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...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cosson 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:

Cosson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Cosson arrived in Barbados in 1635
  • William Cosson, aged 20, landed in Barbados in 1635
  • Win Cosson, aged 20, arrived in Barbados in 1635

Cosson Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Cosson, who arrived in Canada in 1656

Cosson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Cosson, aged 34, a painter, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Eliza Cosson, aged 28, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • John Cosson, aged 7, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Arthur Cosson, aged 6, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Albert Cosson, aged 5, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cosson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cosson (post 1700)



  • Antoine Alexandre de Cosson, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Brigadier-General Jean Cosson (1888-1966), French Commanding Officer during World War II

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cosson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cosson 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 18 July 2016 at 15:55.

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