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Vignes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Vignes family


The surname Vignes was first found in Belgium, 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 Namur, a province in Belgium. The old citadel was the castle of the ancient counts of Namur. The districts include Namur, Dinant, and Philippeville. 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.

Early History of the Vignes family


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Vignes Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vignron, Vignon, Vigneron, Vigne, Vignes, Vigna and many more.

Early Notables of the Vignes family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vignes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vignes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Vignes, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Vignes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francois Vignes, who settled in New York, NY in 1849

Contemporary Notables of the name Vignes (post 1700)


  • François Félix Vignes, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) François Vignes. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) François Vignes. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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