Lesan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lesan family

The surname Lesan was first found in Northampton. where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

Early History of the Lesan family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lesan research. Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Lesan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lesan Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lesone, Leson, Lesson and others.

Early Notables of the Lesan family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Lesan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Canada Lesan migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lesan Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Michel LeSan, aged 18, who landed in Canada in 1657
  • Mr. Michel Lesan, French settler travelling to Canada to work for Antoine Grignon, Pierre Gaigneur, and Jacques Massé, arriving on 19th March 1657 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lesan (post 1700) +

  • Fred Lesan, American Republican politician, Chair of Cass County Republican Party, 1940 [2]

  1. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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