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Thoreau Early Origins



The surname Thoreau was first found in Languedoc where this noble family held a family seat from very early times.

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Thoreau Spelling Variations


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Thoreau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Larivoir, Larivoire, Larivoir, Rivoires, Rivore, La Rivoire, Rivoire, Laryvoire, La Ryvoire, Ryvoire, Larivoires, La Rivoires, Rivoires, Ryvoires, La Ryvoires, Laryvoires, La Tourette, Tourette, Touret, Tourrete, Tourrette, Tourettes, La Tourrete, La Tourrette, La Tourettes, La Tourretes, La Tourrettes, Lariviérre, Lariviere and many more.

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Thoreau Early History


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Thoreau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thoreau research. Another 485 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1400, 1463, 1480, 1556, 1600, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Thoreau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thoreau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thoreau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Thoreau 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 or some of its variants were: John D. Rivoire, aged 44; who settled in New York in 1892; Maurice Larivée arrived in Quebec in 1652 from Poitou; Pierre Larivée arrived in Quebec from Saintonge in 1663..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thoreau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thoreau (post 1700)



  • H. D. Thoreau Jr. (1923-2007), American track and field authority and Olympic official
  • Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), American essayist and poet, best known for his book Walden and his essay Civil Disobedience

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Thoreau Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. 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 Thoreau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thoreau 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 16 January 2014 at 08:23.

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