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Guillory History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The French name Guillory first arose during the Medieval period in the Languedoc region. It is derived from when the family having lived in Languedoc.


Early Origins of the Guillory family


The surname Guillory was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Descending from the original line of Languedoc were François de Ricard, Lord of Cauderoque, Durand de Ricard, Lord of Villenouvette, Jean de Ricard de Villeneuve, Lord and Baron of Villeneuve-la-Comtal. In 1789 Jacques de Ricard de Villeneuve was a member of the Assembly of nobility of Castelnaudary. Jean-Henry de Ricard was a Lawyer in Parliament.

In the 15th century, Bérenger Guilhot became the archbishop of Auch. The family was believed to participate in the affairs of their community and were awarded lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. Those who were granted the title of Lords of Ferrières were Bérenger Guilhot, Jean Guilhot, Arnaud Guilhot and Dominique Guilhot. The granting of the title to the prestigious members of this family was believed to confer special rights, privileges and responsibilities and Guillaume Guilhot became the Lord and also the Baron of Ferrières.

François Guilhot who branched out to Crouzet was given the title of Lord of Crouzet, rewarded with lands, estates, and became the founder of a new branch of this esteemed family. Notable among the distinguished branch of Lagarde was Emile-Joseph-Marie Guilhot who was the Captain and the Commandant of the 8th regiment of Hussars in the 19th century.

Jean Guillot, born in 1650, son of François and Jeanne (née Brou), was a carpenter for the king that travelled to Canada in the 17th century. After arriving in Quebec he married Françoise Trud, daughter of Mathurin and Marguerite (née Gareman), on 3rd February 1688. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print


Early History of the Guillory family


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Guillory Spelling Variations


There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Guilhot, Guilot, Guillhot, Guillot, Guillut, Guilut, Guilhut, Gillot, Gilhot and many more.

Early Notables of the Guillory family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Guillory family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guillory Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Simon Guillory, son of François and Anne, married Louise Bouchard, daughter of Laurent and Nicole, in Montreal, Quebec on 6th November 1667 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Simon Guillory, son of Simon and Louise, married Marie Aly, daughter of Vincent and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 30th April 1696 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Guillory Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Alix Guillory, son of Simon and Marie, married Marie-Charlotte Papin, daughter of Gilles and Marie-Françoise, in Boucherville, Quebec on 12th January 1733 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Contemporary Notables of the name Guillory (post 1700)


  • Elizabeth Brown Guillory, American playwright, performing artist and a professor of English
  • Rob Guillory (b. 1982), Eisner Award-winning American comic book artist
  • Curtis John Guillory (b. 1943), American Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Beaumont, TX
  • Ben Guillory (b. 1949), American actor and theatre producer and director
  • Matt Guillory (b. 1974), American musician
  • Isaac Guillory (1947-2000), American folk guitarist
  • L. Marie Guillory, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gil Guillory (b. 1970), American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 2000, 2002 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Georgine Guillory, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald Murphy Guillory, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 1992 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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