The surname De la violette was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering
, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la violette research.Another 63 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1544, 1587, 1589, and 1593 are included under the topic Early De la violette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the family at this time was Joseph Duchesne, lord of La Violette, born around 1544 in Esture (Armagnac), who was a French doctor. After having studied natural sciences in Germany
, he received his doctorate of medicine at the University of Bâle, and from there went to Geneva. In 1587... Another 72 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De la violette 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: 300 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, there was a Commander Laviolette in Trois-Rivières, Quebec in 1634.