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Council Early Origins



The surname Council was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, 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 Calvados 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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Council Spelling Variations


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Council Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Conseil, Conceyl, Consseil, Consiel, Conseile, Conseille, Conseiles, Conceil, Consul, Conceal and many more.

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Council Early History


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Council Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Council research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Council History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Council Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Council Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Council 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:

Council Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Council, on record in Philadelphia in 1845

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Council Historic Events


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Council Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Orlando F Council (b. 1965), American Private 1st Class from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Council Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Council 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 20 July 2012 at 03:15.

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