(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
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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
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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.