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Lessage Early Origins



The surname Lessage was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat.

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Lessage Spelling Variations


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Lessage Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lesage, Lessage, Lestage, LeSage, Le Sage and others.

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Lessage Early History


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Lessage Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lessage research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1778, 1668 and 1747 are included under the topic Early Lessage History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lessage Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lessage Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lessage 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: Jean-Baptiste Lesage who arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1685; Jean-Baptiste Lesage arrived in Quebec from Anjou in 1761; Glande Lesage settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1718.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Deus spes sapientis
Motto Translation: God is the hope of the wise


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Lessage Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lessage 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 March 2014 at 07:56.

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