Mineau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mineau family

The surname Mineau was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this eminent family held a family seat from very early times.

Important Dates for the Mineau family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mineau research. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1586, 1600, 1642, 1700, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Mineau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mineau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mignot, Minot, Mygnot, Mignau, Mignaux, Migneaux, Migneau, Mignolt, Migno, Mygnau, Mygnaux, Mygneaux, Mygneau, Mygnolt, Mygno, Minau, Minaux, Mineaux, Mineau, Minolt, Mino, Mignaud, Mignault, Mygnaud, Mygnault, Minos, Myno and many more.

Early Notables of the Mineau family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family in this period was Claudine Françoise "Marie" Mignot (1624-1711), French adventuress, born near Grenoble, at Meylan who at the age of 16 married the Treasurer of the province of Daupine, and when he died, she was left his fortune. His will was disputed by the family and she sought the protection of François de l'Hôpital, Marshal...
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Mineau migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mineau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • James H. Mineau, aged 36, who settled in America from S. Austell, England, in 1914
  • Caroline Mineau, aged 52, who immigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1915

Mineau migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mineau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Simon Mineau, aged 35, who arrived in Quebec in 1656
  • Mr. Simon Mineau, (b. 1621), aged 35, French labourer travelling to Canada to work for François Peron, arriving on 11th April 1656 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mineau (post 1700)

  • Charlotte Mineau (1886-1979), American silent film actress who appeared in 65 films with people like Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and the Marx Brothers in Monkey Business (1931)

Citations

  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/
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