Deneau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Deneau family

The surname Deneau was first found in Champagne, where early members of the lineage first settled. The name can also be traced to the île-de-France.

Pierre Naud, son of Jean and Marie (née Martin) of Saintonge, was a French soldier that settled in Canada in the 17th century. He married Marie-Thérèse Garant, born on 29th July 1672, daughter of Pierre and Renée (née Chamfrin), in 1692. He married again at Saint-Michel, Quebec to Marie-Jeanne Gaboury, daughter of Louis and Nicole (née Soulard), on 20th April 1716. [1]

Important Dates for the Deneau family

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Deneau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Naud, Nault, Neault, Naudet, Naudé, Naudin, Naudy, Naudet and many more.

Early Notables of the Deneau family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family during this period was Gabriel Naudé, a famous bibliographer who was considered to be one of the most educated men of his time. Born in Paris in 1600, he became a successful philosopher and developed a passion for medicine. Philippe Naudé, born in Metz in 1654, was a mathematician and theologian; Philippe Naudé, son of the former, was also a mathematician in Metz. Denis Nault was a literary hack and a judge in Luzy, a town near Nevers, and in Toulon-sur-Arroux, in the bailiwick of Montcenis, during the...
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Deneau migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deneau Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • René Deneau who was the owner of the "Seigneurie Port-Daniel" in 1696
Deneau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Edward Deneau, aged 45, who landed in Virginia in 1773 [2]
  • Edward Deneau, who settled in Virginia in 1773 at the age of 45

Deneau migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deneau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jean Deneau, son of Pierre and Jeannette, married Hélène Daudin, daughter of Isaac and Anne, in Montreal, Quebec on 21st January 1664 [3]
  • Joseph Deneau, son of Marin and Louise-Thérèse, married Jeanne Adhémar, daughter of Antoine and Geneviève, in Montreal, Quebec on 18th April 1690 [3]
  • Jacques Deneau, son of Marin and Louise-Thérèse, married Marie Rivet, daughter of Maurice and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 18th April 1690 [3]
  • René Deneau, son of Jean and Hélène, married Marie-Madeleine Matou, daughter of Philippe and Marguerite, in Boucherville, Quebec on 29th October 1692 [3]
  • Jean Deneau, son of Jean and Hélène, married Thérèse Ménard, daughter of Jacques and Catherine, in Boucherville, Quebec on 11th February 1697 [3]
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Deneau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jacques Deneau, son of Marin and Louise-Thérèse, married Françoise Daniau, daughter of Jean-Pierre and Marguerite, in Montreal, Quebec on 5th May 1705 [3]
  • Claude-Jacques Deneau, son of Charles and Madeleine, married Marie Poupart, daughter of Pierre and Marguerite, in La Prairie, Quebec on 21st November 1717 [3]
  • Etienne Deneau, son of Jacques and Marie, married Catherine Bissaillon, daughter of Benoit and Catherine, in La Prairie, Quebec on 7th February 1718 [3]
  • Jacques Deneau, son of Charles and Madeleine, married Élisabeth Aubuchon, daughter of Joseph and Élisabeth, in Montreal, Quebec on 18th November 1721 [3]
  • Joachim Deneau, son of Jacques and Marie, married Catherine Lereau, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in La Prairie, Quebec on 5th May 1721 [3]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Deneau (post 1700)

  • Paul Deneau, American founder the Dayton Aeros hockey club, eponym of the Paul Deneau Trophy
  • George Deneau (1879-1926), Canadian minor league baseball player, manager, and promoter

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Citations

  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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