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Foison Early Origins



The surname Foison was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

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Foison Spelling Variations


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Foison Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Foisy, Foison, Foissac, Foissard, Foisset, Foissey and many more.

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Foison Early History


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Foison Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foison research. More information is included under the topic Early Foison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foison Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foison Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Charles-Julie-Pierre Foison, born in Avranches in 1771, who was a Brigadier during the Revolution and was named a Second-Lieutenant; Joseph-Ignace Foissey was made a general lawyer at the court of parliament, counts, aides and finances of Metz; Antoine-Henri-Jules-Elisabeth, Baron and viscount of Foissac-Latour...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 200 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France to Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Martin Foisy married in 1665 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Foison Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foison Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2013 at 11:03.

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