, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.
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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... Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garanton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 160 individuals who arrived onto Canadian shores from France between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Pierre Garand married in 1669 in St-Famille-Ile-d'Orleans.