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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.
Early History of the Mineau family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mineau research.Another 471 words (34 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
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... Another 69 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mineau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mineau family to the New World and Oceana
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 emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1915
Mineau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Simon Mineau, aged 35, who arrived in Quebec in 1656
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)