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Therriault Early Origins



The surname Therriault was first found in Champagne, where this illustrious family was established in early times.

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Therriault Spelling Variations


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Therriault Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Therriault include Théry, Thery, Téry, Tery, Terry, Thérieau, Therieau, Térieau, Terieau, Terrieau, Thériau, Theriau, Tériau, Teriau, Terriau, Thériaud, Theriaud, Tériaud, Teriaud, Terriaud, Thériaut, Theriaut, Tériaut, Terriaut, Therriault and many more.

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Therriault Early History


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Therriault Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Therriault research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1514, 1669, 1696, 1714, 1720, 1739, 1763, 1772, 1780, 1795, 1805, 1812, 1813, 1816, 1856, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Therriault History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Therriault Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Therriault Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was Jean Thierry (1669-1739), a sculptor; Thiriot (1696-1772), who, in 1714, was a clerk with Voltaire for the same public prosecutor; Nicolas-Joseph Thiery de Menonville (1739-1780), a botanist; Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry (1795-1856), a historian; Amédée-Simon-Dominique Thierry. a historian and senator, the brother of the former...

Another 76 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Therriault 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



In the 1700s, land incentives were finally given out by France to 2,000 migrants. Early marriage was encouraged in New France, and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued. Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, Acadia were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Therriault were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Therriault were Germain Terriot, who married Marie Poulin in 1713 in Ste-Famille; Pierre Terriot, who married Louise-Geneviève Gauvin in Rivière-Ouelle in 1766; and Paul Terriot, son of Acadians, who married Marie-Charlotte Hurpeau in Quebec City in 1782..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Therriault (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Therriault (post 1700)



  • Gene Therriault, American politician, Republican member of the Alaska Senate (2000-2009)
  • Patrick F. Therriault, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1916
  • Gene P. Therriault (b. 1960), American Republican politician, Member of Alaska State House of Representatives; Elected 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998; Member of Alaska State Senate District Q, 2001-
  • Michael Therriault, Canadian Dora Award and Gemini Award nominated winning actor, known for his work at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. 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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Therriault Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Therriault 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.

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