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Rioult Early Origins



The surname Rioult was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat at Lerous near Rouen in the county of Breteuil, and were descended from Turchil Leroux who lived about 1070. He or his son was known as "Ralph the Red" and stood very high in the favor of King Henry I. Later in 1190 he operated from his castle of Pont-Echanfré near Bernai in the Norman Vexin. He died in the wreck of the "Blanche Nef" with the King's two sons. This main stem of the family were eventually elevated to Barons of the Empire after the Revolution.

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Rioult Spelling Variations


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Rioult Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Riou, Rioux, Rieux, Rioult, Roux, Rou, Roue, de Riou and many more.

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Rioult Early History


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Rioult Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rioult research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rioult History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rioult Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rioult Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Rioux settled in Quebec from Brittany in 1677; Claude Rioux settled in Louisiana in 1719; Jean Roux arrived in Quebec from Saintonge in 1683; near Bordeaux, which might have been the embarkation point rather than his home province..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rioult (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rioult (post 1700)



  • Archange Louis Rioult -Davenay, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Archange Rioult. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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Citations


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  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Archange Rioult. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Rioult Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rioult 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 27 August 2015 at 15:09.

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