laür History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the laür family

The surname laür was first found in Bohemia, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the area from ancient times. Ancient chronicles mention Friedrich Lur of Michelfeld in 1343. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the feudal system.

Important Dates for the laür family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laür research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1703, 1724, 1817, 1600, 1652, 1622, 1675, 1803 and 1848 are included under the topic Early laür History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

laür Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lauer, Laure, Lauerer, Laurer, Lauher, Lau, Laue and others.

Early Notables of the laür family (pre 1700)

During this early period, notable bearers of the name laür included Nicolaes Lauwers (1600-1652), a Flemish engraver; Conrad Lauwers (1622-1675), a Flemish engraver from Antwerp; Franz von Lauer (d.1803), who was a member of the Austrian branch of Lauers. He was...
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laür migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laür Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Gowin Laur, who arrived in Virginia in 1638 [1]
laür Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
laür Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Karl T Laur, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]
  • Stephen Laur, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]

laür migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laür Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jacques Laur, son of Julien and Anne, married Marie-Charlotte Bonnevie, daughter of Joseph and Françoise, in Port-Royal, Acadia on 18th August 1721 [2]
  • Charles Laur, son of Charles and Marie, married Marie-Marguerite Garceau, daughter of Daniel and Anne, in Port-Royal, Acadia on 20th January 1755 [2]
  • Pierre-Benjamin Laur, who married Marie Blanchard in Kamouraska, Quebec in 1764
  • Mr. Peter Laur U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [3]
  • Pierre Laur, who married Marguerite Babineau in Nicolet, Quebec in 1793

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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