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Charbonneau Genealogy and Charbonneau Family History Information

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  • Estavan Charbonneau (c.1585 - d.)
  • François Charbonneau (1698 - 1775)
  • Jean Charbonneau (c.1642 - 1749)
    Jean Charbonneau, né à St-Romain vers 1642, (d'origine inconnue selon Jetté), arrive en Nouvelle-France vers 1675, avec Isabelle (ou Élisabeth) Alboire (Aboire) dit Trinque,...
  • Jean Baptiste "Pompey" Charbonneau (1805 - 1866)
    They called Jean-Baptiste "Pompey" which meant "Little Chief". Pompey was sent to Europe to be educated as he had been promised by Captain Clark. It is said he fathered a child in Europe but the child ...

About the Charbonneau surname

French: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from a diminutive of Old French carbon ‘charcoal’ (Latin carbo, genitive carbonis).