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Couture History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Couture family
The surname Couture was first found in Limousin
, where the family first originated as one of the distinguished families of the region.
Early History of the Couture family
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Couture Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Couture include Couture, Cousture, Coudure, Couturas, Couturat, Coutureau, Couturaud, Couturot, Couturier, Couturié, Couturière, Lecouturier, Lecouturié, Coudurier, Coudurié, Coudurière, Lecoudurier, Lecoudurié, Cousturier, Cousturié, Cousturière, Lecousturier, Lecousturié and many more.
Early Notables of the Couture family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Couture family to the New World and Oceana
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Couture were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Couture were
Couture Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Clara Couture, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
- Jeam B. Couture, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
Couture Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Jennie Couture, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States from Leicester, in 1903
- Mathilde Couture, aged 5, who landed in America from Lourdes, France, in 1907
- Pauline Couture, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from Lourdes, France, in 1907
- Jean Couture, aged 3, who settled in America from Lourdes, France, in 1907
- Romain Couture, aged 19, who landed in America from Beron, France, in 1907
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Couture Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Louis Couture, aged 72, who settled in Quebec, Canada, in 1905
- Ernestine Couture, aged 50, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1921
- Julienne Couture, aged 21, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1921
Contemporary Notables of the name Couture (post 1700)
- Harmidas Couture, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Plainfield, 1918 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Randy Duane Couture (b. 1963), American actor, retired mixed martial artist
- Jacques Joseph Couture, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 13) Jacques Couture. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- Guillaume Martin Couture (1732-1799), French architect, Rouennais
- Thomas Couture (1815-1879), French painter
- Charlélie Couture (b. 1956), born Charles Elie Bertrand Couture, a French musician and multi-disciplinary artist
- Thomas Couture (1815-1879), French history painter and teacher
- Pierre Julien Couture, French mining executive
- Jean Desire Couture, French mining and energy executive
- Maurice Couture GOQ (1926-2018), Canadian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Québec (1990–2002)
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- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 13) Jacques Couture. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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