Depoulien History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Depoulien family
The surname Depoulien was first found in Brittany where they were formerly seated in the honor of the seigneurie of Villesalmon.
By the 14th century they also acquired the seigneurie Belair and Riviere in that same county. They acquired estates on the Island of Jersey. They later acquired estates at Dodieres. By the 16th century they had branched to Paris and Lorraine, and Abbe in Flanders.
Claude Poulin, born in 1615, son of Paschal and Marie, arrived in Canada on 11th June 1636. After settling in the province of Quebec he married Jeanne Mercier, born in 1622, at the Chapel of Notre-Dame-de-la-Recouvrance on 11th June 1636. They remained together in Quebec until Claude's death at the age of 72 on 17th December 1687. Jeanne passed away three days before Claude on 14th December 1687, at which time she was 65 years old. 
Important Dates for the Depoulien family
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Depoulien Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Poulain, Poullain, Pouloun, Pullien, Pullein, De Poullain, De Poulien, Polin, Poulin, Poullin and many more.
Early Notables of the Depoulien family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was François Poulin de Francheville, Seigneur de Saint-Maurice (1692-1733), Montreal merchant who was granted permission by the King of France to mine the iron ore deposits on his seigneury in 1730. The...
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Migration of the Depoulien family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques Poullain from Ile-de-France arrived in Quebec 1667; Claude Poullain (1636),Pierre (1654), and François(1763) arrived in Quebec from Normandie.
- ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print