Leverdure History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Leverdure family
The surname Leverdure was first found in Languedoc in the south of France where this distinguished family held a family seat as important members of the aristocracy.
It should, however, be borne in mind that the titles of Seigneurs de la Verdiere and de Eos were borne by one of the oldest of the great Provencal houses. 'All the branches of the Seigneurs of the name of Vintimille established in Provence came,' says Anselme, 'from the Seigneurs de la Verdiere of the same country.'" 
"The Verdier, or verderer, was a judge of petty offences against the forest laws. In England his office was to take care of the vert, a word applying to everything that bears a green leaf within the forest that may cover and hide a deer." 
Early History of the Leverdure family
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Leverdure Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Laverdière, Laverdiere, Verdière, Verdiere, Laverdure, Verdiere, La Verdière, De Verdiere and many more.
Early Notables of the Leverdure family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Leverdure family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean-Fortunat Laverdure arrived in Quebec in 1689 from Saintonge; T.T. De Verdier who settled in New York State in 1847; Tycho Timoteous De Verdier also settled in New York State in the same year..
- Cleveland, Dutchess of The Battle Abbey Roll with some Account of the Norman Lineages. London: John Murray, Abermarle Street, 1889. Print. Volume 3 of 3