Early Origins of the Jeannette family
The surname Jeannette was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France 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 Dijonnais 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.
Early History of the Jeannette family
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Jeannette Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jennelle, Jeannel, Jeanelle, Jenelle, Jeannin, Jeannet, Jeanneau, Jeannetin, Jennet and many more.
Early Notables of the Jeannette family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jeannette family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Jennet, who came to Virginia sometime between 1665 and 1666; Thomas Jeannel, who came to Louisiana in 1720; Auguste Jeannin, who settled in Philadelphia in 1817.
Contemporary Notables of the name Jeannette (post 1700)
- Gertrude Hadley Jeannette (1914-2018), African-American film and stage actress from Urbana, Arkansas who lived to be 103 years old
- Frank E. Jeannette, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 16th Circuit, 1967-78; Defeated, 1956 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html