Lemer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Lemer family

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

Throughout the centuries this ancient family expanded, developed, and grew in size and influence. Due to his great wealth, one of the descendants, Ramond de la Marca, was the primary owner of the possessions of the family. He owned lands that spread from the West Coast up to the river of Ariège and was a most respected person in his community as he contributed prominently to the region's affairs, either political or cultural.

In 1703 Jean Lamarque was the Counsellor at the Tribunal of Appeal in Palmiers. Following the strong tradition of his father, Jean-Samson Lamarque of Saint-Paulet became a famous Lawyer in Parliament in the 18th century. The family held to its beliefs through the years and, being very rich, noble Jean Victor Lamarque became the dominant owner of the fortune and the lands of St-Paulet, of Griffe and of St-Antoine in the 19th century.

Important Dates for the Lemer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemer research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1600, and 1703 are included under the topic Early Lemer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lemer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lamarque, Lamarqua, Marque, Lamarca, de Marca, de la Marque, Marques, Lamarc and many more.

Early Notables of the Lemer family (pre 1700)

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lemer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lemer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Michael Lemer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lemer (post 1700)

  • Lucinda V. Lemer, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, 1909-17

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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)
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