since ancient times. One of the earliest records of the family was that of Jean Pitard (c.1228-1315), French royal surgeon to Louis IX, Philip the Bold and Philip the Fair of France.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pithard research.Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1453, 1654, 1668, 1695, 1740, 1767, 1771, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Pithard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Pittard, Pitard, Pittart, Pitart, Pithart, Pithard, Pitteux, Piteux, Pitton, Piton, Pithon, Python, Pittet, Pitet, Pitou, Pitoux, Pitault, Piteau, Pitot, Pitaud and many more.
Notable amongst the family in this period was Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708), a French botanist, notable as the first to make a clear definition of the concept of genus for plants... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pithard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Pitot, who settled in Canada in 1648; Pierre Piton, who married Jeanne Lantier in 1735 in Lachenaye, Quebec; Augte Pitaud, who, at the age of 22.