Cordonnière History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Cordonnière belongs to the early history of France, in that much fought over region of Normandy. It is a product of the family's residency in Normandy, where this eminent family was established in a seigniory, which was erected in 1694 for de la Motte.
Early Origins of the Cordonnière family
The surname Cordonnière was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this eminent family was established in a seigniory, which was erected in 1694 for de la Motte.
Important Dates for the Cordonnière family
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Cordonnière Spelling Variations
There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Cordonnier, Cordonnière, Cordonerie and others.
Early Notables of the Cordonnière family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cordonnière family
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Cordonnière. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Cordonnière were Jean Cordonnier, born in 1721; who married Marie Corpron in Quebec.