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Gelinas Early Origins



The surname Gelinas was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was established in early times.

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Gelinas Spelling Variations


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Gelinas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gelinas, Gellinas, Gélinas, Gelinat, Gélinat, Gelinet, Gélinet, Geline, Géline, Gelin, Gellin, Gélin, Gelinier, Gélinier, Gelineau, Gelineaux, Gélineau, Gélineaux, Gelinaud and many more.

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Gelinas Early History


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Gelinas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gelinas research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1740, 1764, 1802, 1828, and 1881 are included under the topic Early Gelinas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gelinas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gelinas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gelinas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gelinas Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph J. Gelinas, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Hahira" from Mata Redonda, Mexico [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CW-1JQ : 6 December 2014), Joseph J. Gelinas, 18 Sep 1920; citing departure port Mata Redonda, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Hahira, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Joseph J. Gelinas, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Hahira" from Mata Redonda, Mexico [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CW-1JQ : 6 December 2014), Joseph J. Gelinas, 18 Sep 1920; citing departure port Mata Redonda, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Hahira, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Gelinas Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Gélinas married Geneviève Carbonneau in Yamachiche in 1731

Gelinas Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jean Gelinas, originally from Pons in Charente-Maritime, who settled in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, in Quebec, where he married Françoise de Charmesnil
  • Étienne Gelinas, originally of Saintonge in Poitou was a valorous pioneer, who settled in Quebec, where he married for a second time. With Marie Beauregard, he had two sons, Jean-Baptiste and Louis

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gelinas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gelinas (post 1700)



  • Anne-Marie Gélinas (b. 1964), Canadian film, documentary and television producer, founder and president of EMAfilms
  • Isabelle Gélinas (b. 1963), French-Canadian actress
  • Louis-Philippe Gélinas (1902-1976), Canadian politician, Liberal party member of the Senate of Canada (1963-1975)
  • Guillaume Gélinas (b. 1993), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • France Gélinas, Canadian politician, Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament for Nickel Belt (2007-)
  • Éric Gélinas (b. 1991), Canadian NHL ice hockey defenceman
  • Martin Gélinas (b. 1970), Canadian former NHL ice hockey forward who played from 1988 to 2008
  • Gratien Gélinas (1909-1999), Canadian actor, playwright and producer from Quebec

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CW-1JQ : 6 December 2014), Joseph J. Gelinas, 18 Sep 1920; citing departure port Mata Redonda, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Hahira, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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The Gelinas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gelinas 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 4 December 2016 at 09:22.

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