Garand History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Garand family

The surname Garand was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

Important Dates for the Garand family

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Garand Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Garand, Garant, Garandel, Garanton, Garande and others.

Early Notables of the Garand family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the name was Jean-Baptiste Garand, born in the eighteenth century, who became a member of the Saint-Luc Academy, became well-known for his miniature paintings, and portraits which he were shown in expositions from 1726 to 1774. Charles Garand, born in Fribourg (Grand duchy of Bade) in 1832, finished his studies of classics in Paris and began writing...
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Garand migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro Garand, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813 [1]
  • Johann Garand, aged 23, who arrived in New York, New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Westerland" from Antwerp, Belgium [2]
  • Delphine Garand, aged 40, originally from Mont Les Etrelles, who arrived in New York in 1898 aboard the ship "La Navarre" from Havre, France [3]
  • Eugene Garand, aged 9, originally from Mont Les Etrelles, who arrived in New York in 1898 aboard the ship "La Navarre" from Havre, France [4]
Garand Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Andras Garand, aged 24, originally from Bakovas, who arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Ultonia" from Fiume [5]

Garand migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garand Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Pierre Garand, from Rouen, France who married in 1669 in St-Famille-Ile-d'Orleans, Quebec
  • Pierre Garand, son of Charles and Anne, married Renée Chamfrin, daughter of Vincent and Marguerite, in Sainte-Famille, Quebec on 27th October 1669 [6]
  • Catherine Garand married in 1670 in Quebec
  • Pierre Garand, son of Charles and Anne, married Catherine Labrecque, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne, in Saint-Laurent-de-lîle-d'Orléans, Quebec on 21st November 1684 [6]
Garand Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Pierre Garand, son of Pierre and Renée, married Marie-Louise-Jeanne Moleur, daughter of Michel and Marie-Françoise, in Beaumont, Quebec on 9th September 1709 [6]
  • Pierre Garand, son of Pierre and Catherine, married Marie-Madeleine Masson, daughter of Michel and Marie-Madeleine, in Saint-Thomas, Quebec on 10th September 1714 [6]
  • Jean Garand, son of Pierre and Catherine, married Marie-Thérèse Lefebvre, daughter of Pierre and Françoise, in Saint-Vallier, Quebec on 8th October 1742 [6]
  • Michel Garand, son of Pierre and Marie-Louise, married Agathe Brochu, daughter of Jean and Dorothée, in Saint-Vallier, Quebec on 21st February 1745 [6]
  • Jean Garand, son of Jean and Angélique, married Marie-Anne Montmini, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Françoise, in Saint-Michel, Quebec on 6th Noveember 1747 [6]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Garand (post 1700)

  • Jean Cantius Garand (1888-1974), Canadian-born, American designer of firearms, best known for creating the M1 Garand, a semi-automatic rifle that was used by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps
  • Pierre Garand (b. 1972), known by his stage name Garou, a French Canadian singer from Sherbrooke, Quebec

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. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TQ-24S : 6 December 2014), Johann Garand, 04 May 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Westerland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH2-NM4 : 6 December 2014), Delphine Garand, 12 Sep 1898; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Navarre, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH2-NMH : 6 December 2014), Eugene Garand, 12 Sep 1898; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Navarre, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFCC-XZ5 : 6 December 2014), Andras Garand, 02 May 1906; citing departure port Fiume, arrival port New York, ship name Ultonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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