The surname Desall was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south-central France where this distinguished family held a
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desall research.Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1386, 1462, 1640, 1643, 1687, 1775, and 1809 are included under the topic Early Desall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Lasallé, Lasalle, Lasall, Lasale, LaSalle, De Lasallé, De Lasalle, Salle and many more.
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 Desall 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: Pierre LaSalle with his wife Elisabeth who settled in Carolina in 1695; Emilie LaSalle settled in New Orleans La. in 1822; Joseph Lasalle settled in New York state in 1822.