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Gouverneur Early Origins



The surname Gouverneur was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Gouverneur Spelling Variations


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Gouverneur Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouverneur, Gouvernaire, Governor, Governer, Governet, Govenaire, Gouvernet, Gouvernat, Gouvarnal and many more.

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Gouverneur Early History


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Gouverneur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gouverneur research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gouverneur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gouverneur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gouverneur Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gouverneur Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nic Pierre Gouverneur, who landed in New York, NY in 1663

Gouverneur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Abrahm Gouverneur, who arrived in New York in 1715
  • Isaac Gouverneur, who arrived in New York in 1715

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gouverneur (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gouverneur (post 1700)



  • Samuel L. Gouverneur, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1825; Postmaster at New York City, New York, 1828-36

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Gouverneur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gouverneur 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 21 October 2015 at 09:28.

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