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Foissac Early Origins



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

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Foissac Spelling Variations


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Foissac Spelling Variations



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

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Foissac Early History


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Foissac Early History



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

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Foissac Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foissac 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Foissac Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foissac 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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