The surname De la force was first found in Dordogne.
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Notable amongst the name at this time was Gedeon-Adolphe-Casimir De Forceville, born in Moulvis (Somme) in 1800, was a banker in Amiens and became judge at the court of commerce in this city. His interest in sculpture grew, and he showed some of his works at the Paris Salon. He finished... Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De la force Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 150 individuals of the lineage, who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Pierre Forcier, who married in Quebec in 1674.