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Early Origins of the Jaquith family

The surname Jaquith 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.

Early History of the Jaquith family

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Jaquith Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Jaquith family (pre 1700)

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United States Jaquith migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jaquith Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Abraham Jaquith, who arrived in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1644 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Jaquith (post 1700) +

  • Clarence Edmond Jaquith (1896-1993), American track and field athlete who competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics

  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) on Facebook