Early Origins of the Lemière family
Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.
Early History of the Lemière family
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Lemière Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemire, Lemière, Lemierre, Mire, Miret, Mirey, Mireur, Mireux and many more.
Early Notables of the Lemière family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lemière family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Lemire, the son of Mathurin Lemire and Jeanne Bouvier, originally from Rouen in Normandy, who was born in 1626. He settled in Canada and in 1653 he married Louise Marsolet, the daughter of Nicolas Marsolais and Marie la Barbide, also from Rouen. He was a carpenter, who took part in the construction of the Cathedral of Quebec in 1684. He is credited with the construction of the bell in the south tower of the Cathedral, which was constructed of the wood of Batiscan oak, under the direction of Claude Baillif. This illustrious Canadian died in Quebec in 1685. Louis LeMire settled in Louisiana in 1719.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lemière (post 1700)
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