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Lesting Early Origins



The surname Lesting was first found in Berry, a former province until 1790 when it became a region in central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Bourges 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.

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Lesting Spelling Variations


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Lesting Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lastinger, Lestinger, Lestang, Lastang, Lesting, Lasting, Lasttinger and many more.

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Lesting Early History


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Lesting Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lesting research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lesting History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lesting Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lesting Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Jossy Lasting, who arrived in Virginia in 1643; Jessy Lasting, who came to Virginia in 1643; Michel-Mathieu Lestang, who came to Quebec in 1657; Charles Lestang, who came to Quebec in 1661.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Lesting Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lesting 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 16 July 2013 at 15:21.

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