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Matre Early Origins



The surname Matre was first found in Ile-de-France, where this distinguished family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Matre Spelling Variations


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Matre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Le Maistre, Le Maître, Maistre, Maître, Lemaistre, Lemaître, Mestre, Mestre, Maistres and many more.

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Matre Early History


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Matre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Matre research. Another 385 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1245 is included under the topic Early Matre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Matre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Matre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Matre 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 were:

Matre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Agnes Matre, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1892
  • C. Matre, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • E. Matre, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Hippolite Matre, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1897
  • Marie Matre, aged 22, who emigrated to America, in 1897

Matre Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ernest Matre, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Matre (post 1700)



  • William Van Matre (1798-1861), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1836-37
  • Nelson B. Van Matre, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1936
  • Steve Van Matre (b. 1941), American environmental activist, author and educator
  • Joseph Van Matre (1828-1892), United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor

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Matre Family Crest Products


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Matre Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Matre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matre 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 8 October 2015 at 11:32.

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