Francoeur History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Francoeur migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Francoeur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Francoeur, who landed in Louisiana in 1718 [1]

Francoeur migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Francoeur Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • David Francoeur, aged 20, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • François Francoeur, son of Guillaume and Marguerite, married Madeleine Saint-Jean in Montreal, Quebec on 25th november 1689 [2]
Francoeur Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jacques Francoeur, son of Antoine and marie-Angélique, married Marguerite Jean, daughter of Léonard and Marie, in Quebec on 12th June 1743 [2]
  • Joseph Francoeur, son of Antoine and Marie-Josephte, married Marie-Geneviève Desrosiers, daughter of Joseph and Madeleine, in Saint-Cuthbert, Quebec on 18th October 1790 [2]
  • Alexis Francoeur, son of Joseph and Marie-Anne, married Marie-Louise Grenon, daughter of Charles and Catherine, in Saint-Cuthbert, Quebec on 4th November 1794 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Francoeur (post 1700)

  • Robert Thomas "Bob" Francoeur Ph.D. A.C.S. (1931-2012), American biologist and sexologist
  • Brigadier Georges Francoeur (b. 1896), Commanding Officer 2nd Canadian Base Reinforcement Group, England (1944-1945) [3]
  • Harriet Francoeur Nevins (1841-1929), American philanthropist and animal rights activist

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 15) Georges Francoeur. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Francoeur/Georges/Canada.html
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