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Descoteaux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Descoteaux family

The surname Descoteaux was first found in Poitou.

Early History of the Descoteaux family

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Descoteaux Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Descoteaux, Descouteaux, Des Couteaux, Des Coteaux, D'Escouteaux, D'Escoteaux, Descotes and many more.

Early Notables of the Descoteaux family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was François-Pignon Descoteaux, originally from Thouars (Deux-Sèvres), where he was born at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He became a musician and specialized in the oboe and the musette, and joined the musicians of the King's Chamber in January 1654. He had a...
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Migration of the Descoteaux family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Descoteaux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Philip Edward Descoteaux, aged 26, who arrived in New York, in 1917

Descoteaux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie-Angelique Descoteaux married in 1725 in Quebec
  • Madeleine Descoteaux married in 1728 in Baie-du-Febvre, Quebec
  • François Descoteaux married in 1760 in Yamachiche
  • Euphrosine Descoteaux married in 1798 in Yamachiche

Descoteaux Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Valentine Descoteaux, aged 20, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Descoteaux (post 1700)

  • Norm Descoteaux (b. 1948), retired Canadian professional WHA ice hockey player for the Quebec Nordiques
  • Bernard Descôteaux (b. 1947), Québécois journalist
  • Joseph-Félix Descôteaux (1863-1931), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Nicolet in the Canadian House of Commons from 1923 to 1930
  • Pierre Descoteaux (b. 1952), Canadian lawyer and politician, Member of Parliament for Groulx (2003-2007)
  • Matthieu Descoteaux (b. 1977), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey defenceman who played from 1997 to 2009
  • Claude Descoteaux, Canadian executive Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce for the province of Quebec

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