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Noble surnames, such as Coursel, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Coursel, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgogne. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, and names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Coursel family originally derived its surname from the place named Courcelles, in the province of Bourgogne.

Coursel Early Origins



The surname Coursel was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this distinguished family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Coursel Spelling Variations


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Coursel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Courcelles, Courcelle, Courcele, Courceles, Courtcelles, Courtcelle, Courtcele, Courtceles, Courscelles, Courscelles, Courscele, Coursceles, Corcelles, Courcell, Courtcell, Coursolle, Coursel, de Courcelles and many more.

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Coursel Early History


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Coursel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coursel research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1439, 1514, 1600, 1700, 1586, 1659, 1626, 1698, 1665 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Coursel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coursel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coursel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coursel 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:

Coursel Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Francois Coursel, chevalier, married Marie-Madeleine Calvé in Montreal on May 27, 1743

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Coursel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coursel 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 11 July 2014 at 14:05.

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