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Defoor Early Origins



The surname Defoor was first found in Allassac in Limousin where the family held a family seat before the 12th century with lands and estates.

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Defoor Spelling Variations


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Defoor Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dufour, du Four, Dufourg, Dufourc, Dufoure, Dufur, Duffour, Duffourg, Duffur, Duffoure, Dufoure, Dufaure, du Faure, DuFaur, Duffaur, Duffare, Duffure and many more.

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Defoor Early History


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Defoor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Defoor research. Another 1027 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1324, 1340, 1400, 1404, 1438, 1448, 1460, 1492, 1514, 1552, 1570, and 1693 are included under the topic Early Defoor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Defoor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Defoor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Defoor 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 or some of its variants were: H.L. Dufour aged 27; who settled in New Orleans in 1820; H Larrche Dufour aged 27; who settled in New Orleans in 1823; J.P. Dufour aged 55; who settled in New Orleans in 1821.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Defoor (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Defoor (post 1700)



  • J. B. DeFoor, American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives from Clayton County, 1923-24
  • J. Allison Defoor (b. 1954), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004
  • Allison II Defoor, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Defoor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Defoor 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 November 2015 at 10:56.

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