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Lejoie Early Origins



The surname Lejoie was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Lejoie Spelling Variations


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Lejoie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lajoie, Lajoix, Lajoye, Joie, Joix, Joye, Joyeux, Lejoyeux, Joyant, Joyet, Joyaut, Joyal, Joyeuse, Joibert and many more.

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Lejoie Early History


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Lejoie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lejoie research. Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1561, 1562, 1567, 1587, 1608, 1614, 1615, 1668, 1804, 1811, 1815, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Lejoie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lejoie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lejoie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Gilles Joye ( c. 1424-1483), a Franco- Flemish composer of the Renaissance; Henriette Catherine de Joyeuse (1585-1656), the daughter of Henri de Joyeuse...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lejoie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Margaret Joye, who settled in Maryland in 1649; Pierre de Joybert (1641-1678), who arrived in Quebec in 1644; and who was named administrator of Acadia in 1677.

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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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Lejoie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lejoie 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 17 September 2013 at 12:16.

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