Jacquet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jacquet family

The surname Jacquet was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, 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 this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. Many distinguished branches of this family emerged over the centuries.

Important Dates for the Jacquet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jacquet research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1537 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Jacquet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Jacquet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacquet, Jaquet, Jaquinet, Jacquinet, Jaquot, Jacquin, Jacquot, Jaquinett and many more.

Early Notables of the Jacquet family (pre 1700)

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Jacquet migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jacquet Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jean Paul Jacquet, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1685 [1]
Jacquet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacques Francois Jacquet, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720 with his wife Jeanne and their sons Estienne, Andre, Jean Guillaume and Jean Jacques
  • Antoine Jacquet, was an Acadian, who went to South America in 1774
Jacquet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Julius Jacquet, who arrived in Arkansas in 1894 [1]

Jacquet migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jacquet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Elie Jacquet, who settled in Quebec in 1660
Jacquet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Lewis Jacquet, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749

Contemporary Notables of the name Jacquet (post 1700)

  • Illinois Jacquet (1922-2004), American jazz musician, his 1942 "Flying Home" solo is considered the first R&B sax solo
  • Jean-Pierre Jacquet, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Luc Jacquet, French scientist, writer and director, known for his Oscar winning documentary "March of the Penguins" (2005)
  • Isabelle Jacquet (b. 1961), Algerian-born, French artist, painter, sculptor
  • Loïc Jacquet (b. 1985), French rugby union player
  • Alain Jacquet (b. 1939), French artist

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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. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 13) Jean-Pierre Jacquet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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