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Petit Genealogy and Petit Family History Information

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  • Anne-Charlotte Petit (c.1652 - 1736)
    Venue de Paris, paroisse St-Germain l'Auxerrois, avec ses parents
  • Catherine Aylmer (1395 - 1419)
  • Catherine-Françoise Petit (c.1620 - 1669)
    Desnaguets selon PRDH, mais un rechercheur dit Desnoyers . à suivre
  • Claude Bouchard, 1626 (c.1626 - 1699)
    CLAUDE BOUCHARD was born in 1626 in St. Cosme De Vair, Sarthe, France. He died on 25 Nov 1699 in St. Francois-Xavier de Petite Riviere, P. Q.. He was buried on 26 Nov 1699 in Baie St. Paul, Charlevoix,...
  • Denise Petit, MP (c.1590 - d.)
    Deanna Lynn Reeves shows the wife of Pierre petit as Catherine Anceler whereas PRDH (U de Montréal) says Denise Fricho. Without any proof to the contrary, Let' s go with the PRDH not infalliable but ...

About the Petit surname

Brief Family History: First found in Bourgogne where this distinguished family were anciently seated at Bressey, where Antoine Petit was a knight of arms in the year 1353. Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Petit who settled in Louisiana in 1719; Claude Petit settled in Louisiana in 1758; Jean Petit settled there in 1756; Richard Pettit settled in Virginia in 1636. Coat of Arms: Blue with a gold lion. Spelling variations of this family name include: Pettit, Petit, Petite, Petites, Pettitt, Petitt, Pessit, Du Pettit, Du Petitt, Du Petit, Le Petitt, Le Pettit and many more.