Du monceau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Du monceau family
The surname Du monceau was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Important Dates for the Du monceau family
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Du monceau Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dumouchel, Dumouchelle, Dumonceau, Dumoncel, Dumonchel, Dumonceaux, Du Moncel, Dumonchau, Dumonchaux, Du Mouchet, Du Mouchel, Du Monceau and many more.
Early Notables of the Du monceau family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Francois Du Mouchet de Villedieu, Bishop of Digne, who in 1731 obtained his doctorate of theology; Pierre-Antoine-Joseph Dumonchaux was a doctor around 1733; Etienne Dumouchel, born in 1733, was ordained a priest in 1803 and became chaplain of the hospice of Found-Children, and was later named vicar of the Marines; Jean-Baptiste Dumouchel was a constitutional Bishop and a professor of rhetoric, in St-Clair-sur-Epte; in 1787 he became the rector of the University of Paris; François-Xavier-Marie-Joseph Dumonceaux was a...
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Migration of the Du monceau family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 80 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France to Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among these, Bernard Dumouchel married in 1673 in Larue, Quebec.
Contemporary Notables of the name Du monceau (post 1700)
- Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 
- Count Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendal (1760-1821), Dutch general from the Southern Netherlands, in the service of France and the Netherlands
- ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 25) Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html