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Piette Early Origins



The surname Piette was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Piette Spelling Variations


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Piette Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pieters, Pieter, Pietters, Pietter, Pieterrs, Pieterr, Peiters, Peitters, van Pieters and many more.

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Piette Early History


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Piette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Piette research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Piette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Piette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Piette Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Piette 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:

Piette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John B. P. Piette, who setted in Oregon in 1855
  • Joseph Piette, who setted in Wisconsin sometime between 1856 and 1870
  • Marie Piette, who settled in Wisconsin sometime between 1856 and 1870
  • Marie Therese Piette, who setted in Wisconsin in 1880

Piette Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Piette, who setted in Quebec in 1665
  • Marguerite Chemereau Piette, who arrived in Sorel, Quebec sometime between 1668 and 1681

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    6. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    11. ...

    The Piette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Piette 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 23 September 2010 at 15:38.

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