Early Origins of the De lasalle family
The surname De lasalle was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south-central France where this distinguished family held a family seat
at Montservier, Pélussieu, and Puygermand, and were also members of the aristocracy of that region.
The main line of the family at Pélussieu were elevated to the nobility as the Comtes de Pélussieu and the Marquis de Rochemaure. Another line seated at Auvergne emerged as the Marquis de la Sallé. Junior lines of this family settled in Brittany, Poitou, Bourgogne, Provence, and Languedoc.
Early History of the De lasalle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De lasalle research.Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1386, 1462, 1640, 1643, 1687, 1775, and 1809 are included under the topic Early De lasalle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
De lasalle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lasallé, Lasalle, Lasall, Lasale, LaSalle, De Lasallé, De Lasalle, Salle and many more.
Early Notables of the De lasalle family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family was Gadifer de La Salle (1340-1415), French knight and crusader of Poitevine origin who, with Jean de Béthencourt, conquered and explored the Canary Islands for the Kingdom of Castile; Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle or John Baptist de La Salle (1651-1719), French priest, educational reformer, and founder... Another 63 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De lasalle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the De lasalle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
De lasalle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Theophile DeLaSalle, who arrived in New York in 1835 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name De lasalle (post 1700)
- Nicolas de la Salle (d. 1710), French diplomat, the first commissary appointed by the French king in the colony of Louisiana
- Antoine de La Salle (1398-1470), French writer