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Foisy Early Origins



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

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Foisy Spelling Variations


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Foisy Spelling Variations



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

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Foisy Early History


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Foisy Early History



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

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Foisy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foisy 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 were:

Foisy Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Martin Foisy married in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec in 1665

Foisy Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Françoise Foisy married in St-Sulpice in 1707

Foisy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emile Foisy, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Annie Wilson" in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Foisy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Foisy (post 1700)



  • Paul R. Foisy (b. 1900), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Foisy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foisy 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 2 November 2015 at 10:57.

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